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Annually 2021
1 March 2021

Pet Shop Boys Annually 2021 will be published on May 7th and is available to pre-order now at the link below.

This year’s 64-page, hard-backed book will include:

- A bumper feature entitled “A year”; a definitive chronicle of 1986, the year Pet Shop Boys achieved global success, based on Neil’s diary with comments from PSB and archive images.

- News from this past year and how PSB have been spending their time in lockdowns.

- Plus photographs, your letters answered, and more.

Annually is packaged with a brand-new, two-track single, “Cricket wife”. This dramatic new song – almost 10 minutes long – is accompanied by the lockdown version of “West End girls” which debuted online in June 2020. Both tracks were recorded during lockdown, with Chris and Neil recording their parts in their respective homes.

9 April 2021
Pet Shop Boys’ live cover version of the Blur song “Girls & Boys”, recorded during their first concert in Rio in 1994, is now available to watch on YouTube at the link below.

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Girls & Boys
12 March 2021
Pet Shop Boys today release on YouTube the live recording of “Left to my own devices/Rhythm of the Night” from their 1994 debut show in Rio, Brazil. The video is available to watch at the link below.

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Left to my own devices/Rhythm of the Night
12 March 2021
Pet Shop Boys have confirmed the rescheduled date for Cork Live At The Marquee 2022.The Irish show on their “Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live” tour will now take place on 22 June 2022. All tickets remain valid for the new date. For further ticketing information, please contact point of purchase.

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Dreamworld in Cork


New release


I don't wanna
  • June 18th, 2021
    OverOslo, Oslo, Norway
  • June 20th, 2021
    Tinghallen, Viborg, Denmark
  • July 1st, 2021
    Release Athens Festival, Athens, Greece
  • July 3rd, 2021
    PSM Caz Festivali, Istanbul, Turkey
  • July 8th—July 10th, 2021
    Bilbao BBK Live Music Festival, Bilbao, Spain
  • September 18th, 2021
    Budweiser Stage, Toronto, Canada

More tour dates

On This Day


The Pet Shop Boys complete their first U.S. concert tour with a performance in Boston.


They perform at the Grunspan Club in Hamburg, Germany, an appearance videotaped for subsequent airing on German and French television.


The Boys donate a unique 'cube jacket' worn by Chris during their Pandemonium Tour to be auctioned off to benefit Red Cross relief efforts in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake in Japan. Meanwhile, they decide they prefer Chris's mix of 'The Colour of a Man' to one that had been done later by Pete Gleadall.


They spend a second day in the studio working on the song 'Get It Online' and also begin work on another new track, 'Fluorescent' (at that time still bearing its original title, 'Fluorescence').


The Boys perform in Ventura, California.

At dead of night when strangers roam
the streets in search of anyone who'll take them home
I lie alone, the clock strikes three
and anyone who wanted to could contact me
At dead of night 'til break of day
endless thoughts and questions keep me awake
It's much too late

Where've you been?



The official playlist for Pet Shop Boys' new studio album, “Hotspot”, which is out now on x2 Records/Kobalt.

Pet Texts

Happy Birthday, Liza!
Pet Text
12 March 2021

Happy 75th Birthday, Liza Minnelli! A true star. Love, Neil and Chris xx (Photo: by Terry O'Neill)

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Number one
Pet Text
24 February 2021

“Opportunities” has this week risen to number one on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart in the USA. “West End girls” is now number 9 on the same chart.

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Pet Text
21 February 2021
Pet Text
19 February 2021

Following its use in a TV commercial broadcast after the Super Bowl in the USA, “Opportunities” has charted in the Billboard Dance/Electronic chart at number 5. Full story below.

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