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July 2013

In July the Pet Shop Boys release Electric, an album with a strong dance emphasis produced by Stuart Price: "It's called Electric because that's what it is - electronic music that we hope is exciting." The album went on to receive widespread critical acclaim. Q Magazine praised the release and said “With Electric, Pet Shop Boys have succeeded spectacularly”.



Next year: 2012

On this day

1993: Very debuts on the U.S. album chart.

1994: The Pet Shop Boys introduce headliner Elton John at this year's Stonewall Equality benefit show at London's Royal Albert Hall.

1999: Live webcast of PSB in concert in Atlanta, Georgia.

2004: They perform live in Lisbon, Portugal.

2006: The live album Concrete is released.

2008: The Boys spend most of the day working on 'Pandemonium,' although Neil also re-records some vocals for 'King of Rome.'

2009: Chris and Neil attend a concert by Dame Shirley Bassey at the Roundhouse in London, during which she premiers the song they wrote for her, 'The Performance of My Life.' Afterwards they write on Twitter, 'Amazing. Very proud when she sang our song.'


15 October 2014

An extra Electric date in Uruguay next month.

1 October 2014
Electric tour 2013-2014

It's finished (more or less).

17 September 2014
Last Electric dates

The four last Electric dates are imminent.

6 September 2014
Electric 100

The one hundredth show.

28 August 2014
Back on tour

After a break, the tour restarts tomorrow.

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