Closer To Heaven

A new London production of “Closer to Heaven” has just been announced at the Turbine Theatre, running from May 31 to June 30. Full details and tickets at the links below.

Singers

As well as Anne Dudley and the BBC Concert Orchestra, we were joined in the Radio 2 Piano Room last week by three wonderful singers: Nile Bailey, Bim Amoako-Gyampah and Senab Adekunle. They also sing on our new album.

Spiritland

London listening bar Spiritland will be hosting a special “Pet Shop Boys on 12-inch” night on Monday, 26th February. All details at the link below.

Sold out

The “Nonetheless” limited edition zoetrope picture disc is now sold out! Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered the new PSB album so far. More formats are available to pre-order at the link below.

Piano Room

This morning, Pet Shop Boys appeared on BBC Radio 2’s Piano Room to perform “Left to my own devices”, “Loneliness” and a PSB cover of David Bowie’s “All the young dudes”. You can now listen to the performance on BBC Sounds or watch it in full on BBC iPlayer at the links below.

Tomorrow

Pet Shop Boys are looking forward to closing out Piano Room month with a special live performance at Maida Vale Studios tomorrow morning! Tune into BBC Radio 2 this Friday from 11:30AM GMT at the link below.

Wham!

We just bumped into Andrew Ridgeley after our “Piano Room” rehearsal! Neil x

Navalny

RIP Alexei Navalny. Russia has a presidential election later this year when its citizens will have a chance to reject the poison of Putin (or they would if the election wasn’t fixed).

Last chance to register

Last chance to register

Tomorrow is your last chance to register for first-access tickets to PSB at the Royal Opera House when pre-ordering the new album “Nonetheless” from the official UK/EU store! Offer ends tomorrow, Tuesday 13th at 12pm GMT. All details at the link below.

6 Music playlist

Happy to see “Loneliness” added to the BBC Radio 6 Music playlist today! The “Loneliness” CD single will be released this Friday and is available to pre-order at the link below.

Yemen

Horrifying news that Huthi authorities in Yemen have sentenced seven men to stoning and two to crucifixion for homosexual 'crimes'. Full story at the link.

Tucker Carlson

When a self-publicist meets a dictator… Photo: NBC News

PSB book

A somewhat academic book about PSB is published today. Could be interesting! More details at the link.

Royal Opera House pre-sale

Royal Opera House pre-sale

There are only five days left to register for first-access tickets to "Dreamworld" at the Royal Opera House, London when you pre-order the new PSB album from the official store! (UK and EU stores only) Dates and pre-sale link below.

New interview

Neil and Chris have given the first press interview about their new album. It’s in The Guardian today. Link below. Photo: Alasdair McLellan

Record of the Week

Record of the Week

Pet Shop Boys’ new single “Loneliness” is BBC Radio 2’s Record of the Week! Stream the song or watch the official video at the link below.

Dreamworld in cinemas

Dreamworld in cinemas

Trafalgar Releasing would like to apologise to anyone who felt their cinema experience on Wednesday was disappointing because of low volume. We are seeking to remedy this in advance of future screenings. If you’re going to watch the film from tonight and you think the volume is too low, ask the cinema to turn it up!

Elias Canetti

Thanks to Elias Canetti for lyrical inspiration! Neil x

Variety

Variety magazine interview the production team behind the “Dreamworld” concert film which is in cinemas around the world this enening. Link below.

Zoe Ball

Neil and Chris will be joining Zoe Ball on her BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show this Wednesday morning to talk about new Pet Shop Boys music! Tune in from 8:30am GMT on 31st January at the link below.

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