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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”.

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On this day

1997: The Boys perform at an outdoor festival in Turku, Finland.

2006: They perform their Battleship Potemkin score in the gardens of the Royal Palace of La Granja, Segovia, Spain.

2008: Neil records his lead vocal for 'King of Rome.'

2010: The Pet Shop Boys make their first-ever Taiwan concert appearance, performing at the Twinkle Rock Festival in Taipei.

2011: Despite getting stuck in heavy traffic on their way to the show, Chris and Neil conclude their summer tour as the 'special guests' of Take That with a performance at Munich's Olympic Stadium. Earlier in the day they had begun work on a new song, 'A Face Like That.'

2013: 'Vocal,' with no fewer than eight remixes, is released today as both a CD single and a digital bundle.

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29 June 2015
The last two Electric shows

The never-ending tour is ending.

10 June 2015
The next two shows

Italy and Slovenia.

2 June 2015
Spain

The Electric tour sparks back into action.

15 April 2015
Tres Sesenta Festival

Pet Shop Boys add a third Spanish date to their 2015 tour.

27 March 2015
Way Out West

The Electric 2015 tour will come to Sweden this summer.

Facts courtesy of geowayne.com