News Archive: May 2006

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28 May 2006

'Fundamental' has entered the official UK albums chart at number 5.

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27 May 2006

All the lyrics for the songs on 'Fundamental', including 'Fugitive' from 'Fundamentalism', can now be read in the LYRICS section.

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26 May 2006
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24 May 2006
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22 May 2006

The long-awaited new Pet Shop Boys album, “Fundamental”, is released today, 22 May, by Parlophone Records.

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20 May 2006

Pet Shop Boys are interviewed on "The Culture Show" on BBC2 tonight (May 20th) at 8.10 pm.

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19 May 2006

"In the war between pop and rock, Tennant and Lowe have just taken the advantage", writes Gavin Martin in today's Daily Mirror newspaper.

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19 May 2006

This time in today's Guardian newspaper.

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19 May 2006

…of "Fundamental" in The Independent newspaper.

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18 May 2006

A second Tower of London date has been added and will go on sale tomorrow. The date is June 29th (the day after the first one).

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17 May 2006

On 20th July 2006 Pet Shop Boys will perform their original music for "Battleship Potemkin" with the Dresdner Sinfoniker from the balconies of a high-rise apartment block on the famous Prager Strasse in celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the city of Dresden. Click the links below to read the Press Release for this concert.

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17 May 2006

Some "I'm with Stupid" chart positions from around the world: Germany #29 Thailand #26 (video airplay) Denmark #3 Hong Kong #24 (airplay) Sweden #10 Spain #5 Holland #46

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17 May 2006

Rhino, a division of Warner Bros, will release Pet Shop Boys' new album, "Fundamental", in the USA on June 27th. They will also release, on the same day, the limited-edition, double-CD version including the dance album "Fundamentalism". The download release of the album will be earlier and we will post the download release date when we have it.

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15 May 2006

"I'm with Stupid" has moved back up the UK radioplay chart from 27 to 12.

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14 May 2006

"I'm with Stupid", the new single by Pet Shop Boys, is the highest new entry in the new UK singles chart at number 8.

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14 May 2006

Click on the link to read a new interview with Chris and Neil in today's Sunday Times newspaper.

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14 May 2006

Although BBC Radio One doesn't play Pet Shop Boys' new single (this week's highest chart entry) they are still happy to interview Neil and Chris who will be live on the Colin and Edith Show this coming Friday (May 19th) between 1 and 3 pm.

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11 May 2006

The lyrics for "Girls don't cry" and "The Resurrectionist" (the bonus tracks on the "I'm with Stupid" single) can now be read in the LYRICS section.

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9 May 2006

Pet Shop Boys last night played an exclusive concert at the Mermaid Theatre in London in front of an audience of 600 invited guests, including many winners of competitions on Radio 2 and this site.

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9 May 2006

Pet Shop Boys will be interviewed live on BBC1 Breakfast TV tomorrow morning at 9 am.

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8 May 2006

Pet Shop Boys' new single, "I'm with Stupid", is released today on CD, DVD and 7-inch picture disc.

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6 May 2006

Channel 4 in the UK have brought forward the transmission of the Pet Shop Boys documentary.

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6 May 2006

The second single released from "Fundamental" will be "Minimal".

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6 May 2006

The PSB concert in Macedonia scheduled for July 11 has had to be postponed due to the announcement of elections there which will take place on July 12.

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3 May 2006

Pet Shop Boys will be on Channel 4's Popworld on Saturday (May 6th) at 10.25 am in the UK, being interviewed and performing "I'm with Stupid".

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3 May 2006

DJ Fresh's album "Escape From Planet Monday", including the track "Throw" with Neil Tennant on vocals, is released on May 22 (the same day as "Fundamental").

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3 May 2006

The Channel 4 documentary about Pet Shop Boys has a provisional transmission date of May 31st.

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2 May 2006

Pet Shop Boys performed their original music for "Battleship Potemkin" with the Northern Sinfonia orchestra last night to an audience of 14,000 people in the Swan Hunter shipyard, Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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2 May 2006

"I'm with Stupid" has risen to 12 (from 40) in the UK radio airplay charts this week, reflecting a fast increase in plays of the new single by UK radio stations.

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2 May 2006

The latest issue of 'Q', a leading UK music magazine, includes one of the first reviews of the new PSB album.