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Pet Shop Boys Star Added Voicemail Message To Brandon Flowers' Song

The Human singer was recording new house music tune I Can Change, which samples Bronski Beat's 1980s hit Smalltown Boy, when he decided the tune lacked a certain voice. Flowers texted Tennant...

Pet Shop Boys Named Best Cover Version Ever

Veteran British pop duo Pet Shop Boys have topped a new list of the greatest cover versions of all time. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe’s take on ‘Always On My Mind’, released in 1987, emerged...

Pet Shop Boys Had Top Cover Version

Pet Shop Boys' 'Always On My Mind' has been named the best-ever cover version.The duo's 1987 version of the Elvis Presley 1972 hit single has topped a BBC Music Vote to be named the top...

Pet Shop Boys' Always On My Mind Voted Best Cover

The Pet Shop Boys' hit song Always On My Mind has been named the best cover version of all time in a new Bbc poll.The British pop stars scored an unlikely Christmas chart smash with...

Pet Shop Boys' Killer Track

The Pet Shop Boys think their Bruce Springsteen cover sounds like The Killers.The electro duo - Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe - have recorded a version of The Boss' 'The Last to Die' and they...

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British pop duo the Pet Shop Boys are to make a guest appearance on beloved BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers. The West End Girls hitmakers will headline the show's fictional festival, Loxfest. Confirming...

Pet Shops Boys To Call For Pardons At Proms Show

The Pet Shop Boys will mark their upcoming performance at classical music spectacular The Proms by calling for an official pardon for men who were imprisoned before homosexuality was legalised in the U.K.The West End...

Pet Shop Boys To Launch Hotel Chain

British pop band Pet Shop Boys are planning to launch their own hotel brand after becoming inspired by home improvement Tv shows.The dance duo parted ways with their record label of 28 years, Parlophone, in...

Pet Shop Boys To Open Boutique Hotels

Pet Shop Boys are to open a string of boutique hotels.The electronic pop duo are hoping to unveil a string of simple accommodations as part of their plan to expand on their own brand, X2,...

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The Pet Shop Boys' new orchestral work about the life of wartime code breaker Alan Turing will premiere at this summer's (14) BBC Proms concert series at London's Royal Albert Hall. The Pet Shop Boys...

Moogfest 2014 Gets To The Heart Of Electronic Music With Shows From Kraftwerk And Pet Shop Boys

Named after America's main pioneer in the world of electronic music, Robert Moog, Moogfest is finally back after a brief sabbatical which saw them miss 2013 - to much disappointment from electronic lovers everywhere.The much-adored...

Pet Shop Boys Produce Track Based On Gay Rights Speech

British pop act Pet Shop Boys have released a new track based on a gay rights speech by an Irish activist.Drag queen Panti Bliss, real named Rory O'Neill, gave the speech damning homophobia in Ireland...

Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant Victim Of Hospital Hoax

A representative for the Pet Shop Boys has shot down online reports suggesting singer Neil Tennant has been hospitalised.The West End Girls hitmaker became a hot topic on social media on Friday (07Feb14), when he...

Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella 2014

Coachella 2014 will be returning to Indio, California, this spring for a two-weekend spectacular that will see some of the world's biggest performers gather in one polo field in the middle of the desert. This...

Pet Shop Boys Star Leads Charge To Save Fabled London Venue

Pet Shop Boys star Neil Tennant and fashion mogul Ozwald Boateng have joined forces in a bid to halt the demolition of London's fabled Earls Court arena.Developers, who have taken over the west London site,...

Pet Shop Boys Announce Big New Year's Eve Show In Scotland

The Pet Shop Boys will play their only U.K. show of the year on the last night of 2013 when they headline Edinburgh's Hogmanay festivities in Scotland on New Year's Eve (31Dec13).The duo was scheduled...

Pet Shop Boys New Album 'Electric' Taking On Jay-z & Robin Thicke

After its release on 12th July, Pet Shop Boys' new album Electric climbed the charts due to rave reviews and fan excitement. Since their formation in 1981, the Boys have earned notoriety with their weird...

Neil Tennant Snubbed American Idol Job

Pet Shop Boys musician Neil Tennant was in negotiations for a judging role on American Idol, but pulled out of the running after deciding against becoming a Tv star.Tv bosses approached Tennant after longterm panellist...

New Label, New Album, New Tour - Productive Times For Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys have announced a release date for a new album and have also revealed that it will be released on a new label that they have embarked upon, in association with Kobalt Label...

Brazilian Music Festival Axed

A Brazilian music festival headlined by the Pet Shop Boys has been cancelled.The Roots were also among the acts on the bill for the Sonar Sao Paulo event, which was due to kick off in...

It's A Sin: Pet Shop Boys Leave Parlophone After 28 Years

Pet Shop Boys have ended their long association with mainstream label Parlophone, choosing to release their new album 'Electric' through the independent music publisher Kobalt. The duo - David Tennant and Chris Lowe - announced...

Pet Shop Boys Leave Parlophone After 28 Years

British pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys have ended their relationship with Parlophone Records after almost 30 years on the label.Bandmates Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, who released classic hits such as West End Girls...

Depeche Mode Snubbed By Brits?

Depeche Mode feel snubbed by the BRIT Awards.The electronic music pioneers believe they deserve the Outstanding Contribution award for conquering America and selling over 100 million records in their 30 year career, but are upset...

Pet Shop Boys Originally Snubbed Olympic Show

The Pet Shop Boys originally turned down their slot at the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics, insisting it would be "a bit weird" to perform alongside athletes.The electronic dance duo was a key part...

Olympic Parade Hits Right Notes

The Pet Shop Boys and Katherine Jenkins serenaded athletes at the Olympic Parade in London yesterday (01.09.12).The parade saw British athletes who had competed in the Olympic and Paralympic Games transported through London to outside...

Pet Shop Boys: Music Has Too Much Ego

Pet Shop Boys think modern pop music has too much ''ego''.The 'It's a Sin' hitmakers - who formed in 1981 - believe artists used to write ''poetry set to music'' but current chart acts use...

Was George Michael Right To Play New Song At Olympics Closer?

George Michael was among the names to see off the Olympic Games in London on Sunday night, and, like groups like The Who, The Spice Girls and The Pet Shop Boys, he was expected to...

Emeli Sande Opens Closing Ceremony

Emeli Sande opened the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics tonight (12.08.12).The British singer performed a cover of Professor Green's 'Read All About It' as she kicked off the hugely-anticipated event in the Olympic Stadium,...

One Direction To Perform At Olympics Closing Ceremony

One Direction are due to perform at Sunday night's London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony. 'The X Factor' 2010 contestants have reportedly been given their own moving island for a five-minute cameo in the show.Harry, Zayn,...

Optimus Primavera Sound 2012: Suede Among The Final Acts To Be Announced

M83; Suede and The Weeknd are among the final acts to be announced for the inaugural Optimus Primavera Sound Festival at Parque da Cidade in Portugal. They will join previously announced acts The Xx; Bjork;...

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Tangerine - Trailer

'Tangerine' is an upcoming film from director Sean Baker ('Starlet', 'Greg the Bunny'). The film was written by Baker...

Miley Cyrus Praises Bruce Jenner As Her 'Hero' While Launching Homeless Charity

While some might be more concerned about her love life or the colour...