To Amsterdam

A quick break on the road between Brussels and Amsterdam! (Clare Uchima, Afrika Green, Pete Gleadall)

Russia

In 2009 we started our Pandemonium world tour in St Petersburg. We’ve visited Russia many times and written songs with Russian themes and influences. Now it is inconceivable that we can visit or perform there. But we look forward to the day when fascism fails in Russia, criminal politicians face justice, truth is told, neighbouring countries aren’t invaded or threatened and a new Russia is born. I hope we’ll still be around to see that.

Tonight

Nearly showtime in Brussels!

Tonight in Brussels

Tonight in Brussels

Not a great turnout for tonight’s show. Chris x

Dreamworld in Brussels

Dreamworld in Brussels

Hello Brussels. Pet Shop Boys are bringing the Dreamworld tour to Forest National today. See you there!  x

Bruxelles

Oh dear! Our bags are stuck on the baggage carousel in Bruxelles Airport (and blocking all the other bags). On a happier note – great show in Zurich yesterday!

Number One

“Purple Zone” by Soft Cell and Pet Shop Boys is number one in this week’s UK official physical singles chart. Link to full chart below.

Munich

We stayed in this building while recording "Behaviour" with Harold Faltermeyer in Munich in 1990.

Vienna

“Die Pet Shop Boys sind super…” Links below to press coverage of last night’s Dreamworld show in Vienna. (Photo by RoboPSB)

Glasses in Vienna

Buying new dark glasses in Vienna for the show. Neil

Dreamworld in Vienna

Dreamworld in Vienna

The Dreamworld tour continues at Gasometer Vienna tonight. See you there!

Milano

The production is already loading out… Thanks for the great reaction in Milan to the first show of our Dreamworld tour. What a night – grazie!

Covid on tour

Hi everyone. We’re really looking forward to our first show tonight. We just want to apologise that, because of the risk of Covid infection, we can’t shake hands, hug, take your pen to sign autographs etc. We don’t want to catch Covid and have to postpone the tour again! Hope you understand. Neil & Chris xx

Dreamworld in Milan

Dreamworld in Milan

The stage is set. Pet Shop Boys’ Dreamworld tour finally begins in Milan tonight!

Milan

We think this was a Paninaro bar back in the 80s! Great to be back in Milan.

Stage rehearsals

Stage rehearsals for the Dreamworld tour have now finished. Exciting days ahead! See you all very soon.  x

*Happiness Not Included

*Happiness Not Included

Soft Cell’s new album “*Happiness not included”, which includes the joint single with Pet Shop Boys, “Purple zone”, is released today. Link below.

Dreamworld rehearsals

Dreamworld rehearsals

Final day of music rehearsals for the Dreamworld tour. Production rehearsals next week!

Spotify playlists

For the 2022 edition of "Annually", Pet Shop Boys mix consultant Ralph Moore interviewed Chris and Neil about their dance music influences over the years. A new Spotify playlist with twenty-one tracks selected by PSB is now available at the link below. The “Five favourite records” Spotify playlist, with songs chosen by Lowe and Tennant for this year’s edition of “Annually”, has now also been updated for 2022. Link below.

Firebird premiere

Ukrainian actor Oleg Zagorodnii spoke tonight from Kyiv via video link at the London premiere (which I attended) of the film “Firebird” in which he plays a lead role. This moving film opens in UK cinemas this week and in the USA next week. Neil x

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