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New Order and Pet Shop Boys Announce Co-Headlining Tour

When you think of '80s synth-pop and alternative dance music, the first two names that should come up are New Order and Pet Shop Boys.
Daniel Kohn / February 24, 2020

Pet Shop Boys Collaborate With Years & Years on “Dreamland”

Two generations of synth pop artists joined forces on the Pet Shop Boys' new single "Dreamland." The UK dance legends collaborated with aughts electropop upstarts…
Maggie Serota / September 11, 2019

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New Joy Division, New Order Podcast to Feature Original Band Members, Liam Gallagher, Bono and More

Joy Division and New Order's interconnected histories will be shared in a new podcast called Transmissions: The Definitive Story. The first eight episodes…
Emily Tan / October 9, 2020

Pet Shop Boys Collaborate With Years & Years on “Dreamland”

Two generations of synth pop artists joined forces on the Pet Shop Boys' new single "Dreamland." The UK dance legends collaborated with aughts electropop upstarts…
Maggie Serota / September 11, 2019

Hall & Oates: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 Issue of SPIN. "I am he, the light-bearer, Lucifer, the morning star!" shouts the handsome…
Timothy White / August 31, 2019

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the June 1986 issue of SPIN. I first interviewed Siouxsie Sioux eight years ago, just after the Banshees…
Jon Savage / July 26, 2019

Watch The Killers Bring Out Johnny Marr and Pet Shop Boys at Glastonbury

The Killers headlined the U.K's long-running Glastonbury Festival last night in Somerset, England. For their encore, the band brought out a few famous friends to…
Rob Arcand / June 30, 2019

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
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