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27 September 2006

The Numb photograph

The Numb photograph

We have been asked by several fans about the photograph on the cover of the next PSB single, "Numb". The image was taken by Sam Taylor-Wood in November 2003 and features Chris and Neil seated in a pub (The Jerusalem Tavern in Clerkenwell, London) wearing "Doctor of the Plague" masks bought in Venice. Originally, "Numb" was going to be on the PopArt album, released at the end of 2003, and the song was planned for a single release early in 2004. Chris and Neil decided, however, to keep "Numb" for their next studio album and stored the photograph for future use. Its time has now come. Sam Taylor-Wood first collaborated with Pet Shop Boys in 1997 on their "Somewhere" series of shows at the Savoy Theatre in London.

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28 November 2019

Pet Shop Boys are pleased to announce their return to Spain with a headline show at Bilbao BBK Live in July 2020.

Bilbao BBK Live
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14 November 2019

Pet Shop Boys today announce details of their highly anticipated new studio album, “Hotspot”, which will be released on January 24th 2020 on x2 Records/Kobalt.

New album “Hotspot”
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14 November 2019

Pet Shop Boys will tour the UK and Europe in May/June 2020 with their new show, Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live. Beginning on Friday, May 1st at Berlin’s Mercedes Benz Arena, the tour will see PSB perform at arenas across the continent and UK. More details available at the link below. More dates worldwide will be added in due course.

European tour dates
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28 October 2019

"Musik" arrives in the West End.

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25 October 2019

Pet Shop Boys’ current single, “Dreamland” featuring Years & Years, is released today, October 25th, on CD, digital and 12-inch vinyl formats, featuring new remixes and B-sides.

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26 September 2019

A new stage play based on the film, "My Beautiful Laundrette", opens tonight in Leicester.

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24 September 2019

Follow the “Pet Shop Boys 2019” playlist on Spotify to hear everything released by PSB so far this year. 

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