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Annually
News
21 February 2020

The 2020 edition of Pet Shop Boys Annually will be published on April 17th and is available to pre-order now from the link below. This year’s 64-page, hard-backed book includes:
* The making of PSB’s newly released album “Hotspot".
* A behind-the-scenes report with photos from the "Monkey business” video shoot.
* A year of theatre: “Closer to Heaven”, “My Beautiful Laundrette” and “Musik”, the Billie Trix one-woman cabaret, all open in the same year to excellent reviews.
* Plus news and photographs, your letters answered, and more.
* A 7-track CD of PSB's music for “My Beautiful Laundrette”, the recent stage play based on the film, is packaged with this issue of Annually and is not available anywhere else. Pre-order your copy of Pet Shop Boys Annually with the “My Beautiful Laundrette” CD exclusively from the official store at the link below. The full track-listing of the “My Beautiful Laundrette” CD is as follows:
1. Omar’s theme
2. Angelic thug
3. Johnny’s dark side
4. Night sings (Popa’s theme)
5. Johnny’s theme
6. Beautiful laundrette
7. No boundaries

News
18 February 2020
Pet Shop Boys are pleased to announce that they will be headlining Release Athens Festival on July 1st 2020. Ticket are on sale now at the link below.

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Dreamworld in Athens
News
13 February 2020
The BFI has announced it is to release a restored version of Pet Shop Boys’ 1988 feature film, It Couldn’t Happen Here, directed by Jack Bond and starring Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe alongside Joss Ackland and Barbara Windsor.

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It Couldn't Happen Here re-released
News
13 February 2020
Two books by Chris Heath from the early 90s which document the rise of PSB and give behind-the-scenes access to their first experiences of touring are soon to be reissued. Pet Shop Boys, Literally and Pet Shop Boys Versus America will be published in hardback on March 19th by William Heinemann.

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Book reissues
Hotspot

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Product
New release

Pet Shop Boys' fourteenth studio album, produced by Stuart Price and released via x2 Records/Kobalt.


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Hotspot
  • May 1st, 2020
    Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin, Germany
  • May 2nd, 2020
    König-Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany
  • May 5th, 2020
    Forest National, Brussels, Belgium
  • May 6th, 2020
    AFAS Live, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • May 8th, 2020
    Leipzig Arena, Leipzig, Germany
  • May 10th, 2020
    Porsche Arena, Stuttgart, Germany

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On This Day

2001

The Boys record new versions of 'My Night' and 'For All of Us.'

2011

They work on two new tracks: 'Your Early Stuff' and 'The Out Crowd,' the latter of which will eventually become the song 'Hell.'

2012

They listen to orchestral arrangement demos for their next album, Elysium. The singers of Sonos also add support vocals to 'Ego Music' and 'Breathing Space.'

2014

Inspired by a speech on the subject of homophobia made at the beginning of the month by Irish drag artist Panti Bliss, Neil and Chris begin work on a new recording, 'Oppressive (The Best Gay Possible),' that sets excerpts from that speech to music.

2016

It's announced today that on March 17 the Terence Higgins Trust will auction off an opportunity to 'meet 'n' greet' the Pet Shop Boys at one of their upcoming Royal Opera House shows. The money raised will go toward providing services for people living with HIV.

2017

They perform this evening in Edinburgh, Scotland—their fourth U.K. concert in five days.

You seem to be
inevitable to me
like a memory of the future
I was and will be with you
Over and over again
I keep tasting that sweet madeleine
looking back at my life now and then
asking: if not later then when?

It's taken me all of my life
It's taken me all of my life
to find you

Monkey business

Spotify

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

Pet Texts

Signing books
Pet Text
19 February 2020

Signing copies of the new editions of "Pet Shop Boys, Literally" and "Pet Shop Boys Versus America" this morning. Full details of where you can find them at the link below.

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Number one
Pet Text
18 February 2020

“Monkey business” is currently number one in both the UK Physical Singles and Vinyl Singles chart. Link below.

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