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Pet Texts archive: June 2024

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14 June 2024

Pet Shop Boys enjoyed a phenomenal start to their 2024 tour these past few weeks! “Dreamworld” continues this Saturday at Mallorca Live Festival, with many more dates scheduled across Europe and the UK throughout June and July. Photo: winstainforth & mikeportlock_lifeafterlife/IG

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14 June 2024

Pet Shop Boys’ new single, “A new bohemia”, is BBC Radio 2’s “Record of the Week”! Rotation of the song, which has been added straight to the A‑List, starts this Saturday, 15th June.

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13 June 2024

Our sincere condolences to the family of songwriter Mark James whose death has just been reported. Mark wrote or co-wrote many classic songs including “Suspicious Minds” and one which has become part of our history: “Always On My Mind”. Neil and Chris xx

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12 June 2024

What a great way to end our UK tour! Thanks, Belfast. (Obviously we’ll be back in the UK at the end of July for the Opera House residency.)

Photo: Jeremy Skillen/x

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12 June 2024

The new production of the Pet Shop Boys/Jonathan Harvey musical “Closer to Heaven” at the Turbine Theatre in London is extending its run by another month until July 27. Tickets available at the link below.

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10 June 2024

Chris and Neil have selected songs that inspired them throughout their career for BBC Radio 2’s “Tracks of My Years”, now available to hear at the link below.

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10 June 2024

A brilliant night at the new Co-op Live venue. Thanks, Manchester! xx

Photo: Kenny Brown

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9 June 2024

Nice to be here!

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9 June 2024

Amazing. Thanks, Birmingham! xx

Photo: Vita Spalding

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8 June 2024

We’re really enjoying Dave Pearce’s DJ set at the shows on our tour. Thanks, Dave!

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7 June 2024

Neil will be the guest on BBC Radio 3’s “This Classical Life” with Jess Gillam this Saturday at 5pm BST talking about music and in particular his interest in classical music and how this has influenced him and PSB. He and Jess will also be playing and discussing their own choices of music. More details at the link below.

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7 June 2024

Thank you, Nottingham. Great to see you all last night! xx

Photo: Twitter/X @danielchapman31

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7 June 2024

Listen to an exclusive 30-minute “Icons Mix” by PSB, part of BBC 6 Music’s “Loud and Proud” celebration, at the link below.

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6 June 2024

I highly recommend this enthralling new book by Jon Savage published today. (See quote on the front cover!) More information at the link below. Neil

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2 June 2024

Zoe Ball will be sharing some exciting PSB news on her Breakfast Show tomorrow morning! Tune into BBC Radio 2 on Monday, 3rd June from 8:40am BST at the link below.

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1 June 2024

It feels great to be back on tour after a wonderful show at the O Son do Camiño Festival in Santiago de Compostela last night. We got to enjoy a day off in this beautiful city as well.
Photo: Holger Schwark