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Cricket wife
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. Annually will be accompanied by a two-track CD single featuring a dramatic new song, almost ten minutes long, entitled “Cricket wife”, plus the lockdown version of “West End girls” which PSB debuted online in June last year. “Cricket wife” uses orchestral sounds and was written as a classical-style instrumental piece by Chris over which Neil sang lyrics taken from a poem he had written. Both Chris and Neil recorded their parts at their homes and Pete Gleadall mixed the final track. Artwork is by Farrow. 

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
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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
News
21 January 2021
Pet Shop Boys announce the release on DVD and 2-CD of their “Discovery: Live in Rio 1994” concert, recorded towards the end of their 1994 tour of Singapore, Australia and Latin America. Release date is April 30th. The DVD and CDs package is available for pre-order from today at the link below.

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Discovery: Live in Rio 1994
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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

1988

'What Have I Done to Deserve This?' remains at #2 on the U.S. singles chart for a second week.

2004

Neil and Chris appear on Norway's popular TV talk show Først & Sist to promote PopArt in that country.

2007

BBC Radio 2 broadcasts a documentary narrated by Neil Tennant about the career of artist Andy Warhol.

2009

The Pet Shop Boys are interviewed 'live' on the BBC Radio 4 arts program Front Row.

2010

Chris and Neil are in Erfurt, Germany to perform on the evening TV show Wetten Dass. The legendary actress Sophia Loren is also a guest.

2012

Neil records new vocals for 'Hold On.'

2018

They both attend a performance at London's Royal Court Theatre of the one-woman play/monologue Girls & Boys, written by Dennis Kelly and performed by Carey Mulligan.

What d'you want?
You've got nothing to say
and you can't
hide that look of dismay
Why pretend?
You only want revenge
It's been said
I'd be dead
If looks could kill

Where'd you go
with that threadbare crowd
still in tow?
Do they appreciate your
tales of woe?
Droning on and on

Opportunities (Let’s make lots of money) (version 1)

Spotify

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

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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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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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