Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys Release Two New Songs About Trump and Social Media

Brit synth-pop legends Pet Shop Boys have some thoughts about the state of the world today, which they've expressed in two new songs: "Give Stupidity…
Andy Cush / February 7, 2019

Pet Shop Boys Soundtrack a Hard Luck Father’s Day in ‘Twenty-something’ Video

"Twenty-something," a cut from Pet Shop Boys' newest album Super, gets its own music video today. The visual tells a story familiar to many other twenty-somethings: job…
Brian Josephs / May 10, 2016

Review: Pet Shop Boys Are Happier Than We Ever Thought They’d Be on ‘Super’

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: April 01, 2016Label: x2Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are 30 years too late to title a song "Sad Robot…
Alfred Soto / April 7, 2016

Pet Shop Boys Take a Thumping Trip Down Memory Lane With ‘The Pop Kids’

Pet Shop Boys have shared a captivating new track off of the English electronic duo's upcoming album, Super. The thumping track, "The Pop Kids," blends throw-down dance-floor…
James Grebey / February 16, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Pet Shop Boys, Underworld, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of SPIN’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a YouTube deep-diver, British electronic trailblazers, lovelorn dream-poppers, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 22, 2016

Pet Shop Boys Return in Peak(ing) Form With ‘Inner Sanctum’ and Announce New LP

English electronic duo Pet Shop Boys are back with a new album. Super (out April 1 via x2), the follow-up to 2013's Electric, was announced on Thursday with…
Harley Brown / January 21, 2016

Brandon Flowers Brought Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant Onstage for ‘Rent’

Brandon Flowers was playing a show at the Wiltern in Los Angeles on Saturday night, where he was joined by one of his musical heroes…
James Grebey / September 28, 2015

Watch GWAR Thrash Through Pet Shop Boys’ ‘West End Girls’

As part of the A.V. Club's ongoing cover series, metal legends GWAR dropped by to cover the Pet Shop Boys' 1984 track "West End Girls,"
Brennan Carley / October 28, 2014

Pet Shop Boys Sing from Beds, Wear Demonic Heads at Terminal 5

It’s been 30 years since the Pet Shop Boys first released their Billboard-chart-topping smash, "West End Girls," but the Britpop duo are still regaling audiences…
SPIN Staff / April 28, 2014

Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant Victim of Health-Scare Hoax

When Neil Tennant sang about never being boring, the Pet Shop Boys vocalist probably didn't mean something like this. Earlier today, fans on social media…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2014

Pet Shop Boys, ‘Electric’ (x2)

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: July 16, 2013Label: x2Being boring suits Pet Shop Boys as poorly as Bruce Springsteen covering one of their songs.
Alfred Soto / July 16, 2013

The Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant Explains How the World Works

In early '80s London, rock critic-vocalist Neil Tennant and architect-keyboardist Chris Lowe constructed a different, far more arch and playful life for themselves as the…
Kenny Herzog / July 9, 2013

Pet Shop Boys Preview ‘Pretty Banging’ LP ‘Electric’ With Rave-y ‘Axis’ Video

Stuart Price, who produced Pet Shop Boys' upcoming album, told SPIN recently the effort was going to be "a dance record," and "every track is…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2013

Jacques Lu Cont Talks Tracques, Pet Shop Boys, and Les Rythmes Digitales’ Return

As a producer and songwriter, three-time Grammy winner Stuart Price has had a hand in some of pop's biggest records of the past decade —…
Philip Sherburne / April 24, 2013

New Albums from Depeche Mode, Art Brut, and 9 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 21, 2009
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