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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

1986: The Pet Shop Boys' first video collection, Television, is released on VHS.

1988: The Boys perform 'Left to My Own Devices' on Top of the Pops. On the same day, their second video collection, Showbusiness, is released on VHS.

1989: The PSB film It Couldn't Happen Here is released on VHS and laserdisc.

1993: BPI awards a U.K. platinum album award to Very. Also, the Projections collection of short Derek Jarman films created for the MCMLXXXIX tour is released on VHS.

1999: They appear in concert in Munich, Germany.

2009: They perform in Bratislava, Slovakia.


18 November 2015
Asian Music Awards

Pet Shop Boys head to Asia.

1 November 2015
Closer To Heaven returns

The musical production returns to London for another run.

15 August 2015
The last Electric show

Tonight in Helsinki.

14 August 2015
Way Out West

PSB in Sweden tonight.

29 June 2015
The last two Electric shows

The never-ending tour is ending.

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