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Annually 2021
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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.

News
23 February 2021
Next week we will be announcing full details of Annually 2021, the latest edition of the hardback book which PSB publish every year.

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Cricket wife
News
12 February 2021
Pet Shop Boys today release on YouTube their live performance of “One in a million/Mr Vain”, as recorded during their first concert in Rio de Janeiro in 1994. Link below.The full classic concert, previously only available on VHS, will be released on DVD and 2-CD on April 30th.

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One in a million/Mr Vain
News
3 February 2021
Pet Shop Boys have rescheduled the dates for their Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live tour which will now take place in 2022.The tour, which had already been rescheduled once due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, will see the duo play UK and European shows next summer as part of their first ever greatest hits tour.

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Dreamworld rescheduled
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I don't wanna
  • June 18th, 2021
    OverOslo, Oslo, Norway
  • June 20th, 2021
    Tinghallen, Viborg, Denmark
  • June 23rd, 2021
    Live at the Marquee, Cork, Ireland
  • 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

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On This Day

1991

The Boys, in London, take part in shooting the video for 'Where the Streets Have No Name (I Can't Take My Eyes Off You).'

2007

'She's Madonna' is released as a single, credited to 'Robbie Williams with Pet Shop Boys.'

2017

An exhibition by German photographer/artist Wolfgang Tillmans (who had previously created the 'Home and Dry' music video for the Boys) has been at the Tate Modern gallery in London since mid-February. Today, as a special one-day event, it features a 'sound installation' described as 'a reconstruction of 'It’s a Sin' by the Pet Shop Boys,' which gradually builds, over the course of more than 2½ hours, from a single drum track through 30 layers that make up the entire recording. This 'reconstruction' occurs twice today.

Never been closer to heaven
Never been further away
Never been closer to heaven
Never been further away

Give me hope
Give me all your love
Tell me now
You're coming home tonight
Have some faith
In the love we share
Is it fate?
Does darkness end in light?

Never been closer to heaven

You only tell me you love me when you’re drunk

Spotify

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

Pet Texts

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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Winner
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21 February 2021
Opportunities
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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It’s a sin
Pet Text
18 February 2021

The ground-breaking TV drama series “It’s a Sin” has apparently led to a big increase in streaming of the PSB classic song it takes its title from. Link to the full story below.

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