Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson

So sad to learn that our friend the brilliant composer and artist Jóhann Jóhannsson has passed away. He made so much beautiful music. I hoped we might work together at some point. Sincerest condolences to his family and loved ones. Neil x


Happy New Year! Neil x

Liza reissued

Interesting article at the link below about Liza Minnelli’s PSB-produced album, “Results”, which was recently reissued.

One-Way Street

Sometimes when you need an idea for a song you just look at the book shelves… Neil x (The song “One-way street” is on Fundamental Further listening.)

Annually questions

We're going to be working with Chris Heath soon on the next issue of our yearbook, Annually, and we'd like to answer some of your questions in it. If you have a question for us, send it in an email by Friday, December 8th, to info@beckerbrown.com (Alternatively, you could leave a question on Facebook or Twitter.) Details of how to pre-order your copy of Annually will be on this site soon.

Mining Art Gallery

Mining Art Gallery

Just visited the excellent new Mining Art Gallery in Bishop Auckland, Durham, which shows the artwork of coalminers who vividly depicted their hard and often dangerous lives. Neil x Painting by Ted Holloway

Richard Blade

Legendary radio DJ Richard Blade who championed Pet Shop Boys on KROQ in Southern California in the 80s (and ever since) has written a memoir of life in the music world of the 70s, 80s and beyond. It’s out this week and there’s a chapter on PSB. Full details at the link below.

Hi everyone. Thank you so much for all your very kind birthday wishes. And the 12,000 of you singing Happy Birthday in Mexico City was incredibly moving. We’ve really enjoyed touring the Super show and hopefully we’ll see you again soon. Lots of love, Chris xx (Sorry there’s no picture. I tried taking a “selfie” but it’s just not good enough!)

Breakfest, Medellín

Breakfest, Medellín

What a great end to the 2017 Super Tour. Gracias, Medellín! Photo: Instagram/alefunky76

Mexico City

A wonderful night for us in Mexico City. Thanks to all you amazing Mexican Petheads! x Photo from backstage by Dani Dowden


Thanks for the very warm welcome in Monterrey last night. Great to be back in Mexico! Photo: Monterrey Rocks

Porto Alegre

After such a fun show last night in Porto Alegre, our Brasilian tour is over. Thanks to all our fans here for their wonderful warm enthusiasm. Obrigado! Photo: Pet Shop Boys Edition

Just in case you've seen dramatic press reports that we were mugged at knife point in Rio, all that happened is that I had my pocket picked and lost my iPhone. Otherwise enjoying Brasil! Neil x

Thinking of all our friends in Mexico and hoping they are safe. Love, Neil and Chris xx

São Paulo

A lot of fun was had in São Paulo tonight! Photo: Instagram/Espaço das Américas


The Burberry September 2017 show, held in London this afternoon, featured music by Pet Shop Boys. You can watch it at the link below (show starts at 13:00).

Rock in Rio

A thrilling hour at Rock in Rio in front of 100,000 people. Obrigado! Photo: Instagram/betopellegrini1

Rock in Rio 2

Thanks to our 20 wonderful "inflated" dancers from Rio for bringing some bouncy pizazz to the show last night (and to Becky for choreographing them)! Neil x Photo: Andy Crookston


The rain stopped; a man took his clothes off; it was our last European show of 2017. Bestival is like no other festival! Thanks! Neil x Photo: Instagram/joe_elkins

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