BBC Sounds playlist

BBC Sounds playlist

Interesting playlist from Lauren Laverne on BBC Sounds kicks off with PSB. Link below.

Definitively Dusty

Definitively Dusty

A new three-part BBC Radio 2 series will explore the life and music of Dusty Springfield. The first programme, 'Island of Dreams’, is broadcast this coming Sunday, April 14th, at nine pm on Radio Two. Pet Shop Boys will feature in the third of the series, discussing their collaborations with Dusty. Full details at the link below.

Osaka

We had some surprisingly young fans at our concert in Osaka yesterday – one of whom gave us this beautiful drawing! We've really loved being back in Japan and the reception to the shows here. Now we're going to carry on working on our new album. Neil x

Budokan

Fabulous evening in Tokyo. Arigato! Neil x (Photo by Dani Dowden)

Tokyo

Backstage at the Budokan. Excited to be back here! Chris x

Hong Kong

Hong Kong was rocking tonight! (And apparently the GSAC cap sold out.)

Hong Kong

30 years since they visited for the opening concert of their first tour, Pet Shop Boys are returning to Hong Kong. Link below to a new interview.

London

Spring in London and the people are marching! Neil x

Rehearsals

Nice to be reunited with the “Pop Kids” at tour rehearsals! Neil x

RA Festival of Ideas

RA Festival of Ideas

Neil will be talking to BBC Radio 4's John Wilson about pop, poetry and the art of song-writing at the Royal Academy’s Benjamin West Lecture Theatre on Friday 3rd May. The event is part of the RA's Festival of Ideas which runs for 5 days in May. Tickets are available to the public at 10am this Friday 15th March from the link below.

Martin Parr

The excellent and entertaining Martin Parr exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London includes the video he made for “London”.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, check out this Spotify playlist of PSB collaborations with women, spanning four decades.

Derek Jarman commemorated

Derek Jarman commemorated

Good to see the life of Derek Jarman being commemorated with a blue plaque being unveiled at his former home in London. Full story at the link below.

Pet Shop Boys Satire

Pet Shop Boys Satire

Check out a new Spotify playlist, “Pet Shop Boys Satire”, which includes some of the Agenda songs along with older satirical songs by PSB. Links below. 

Los Angeles

We've just got back from a trip to Los Angeles where we were working with Stuart Price on our new album. It's sounding good! (Well, I would think that.) Neil x

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Interesting question on this British TV show!

Outstanding Dance Performances in 2018

Outstanding Dance Performances in 2018

The Charlotte Ballet's production of "The Most Incredible Thing" is nominated one of the twelve outstanding dance performances of 2018. Link below.

Jarman videos

Derek Jarman’s videos for music artists including Pet Shop Boys, The Smiths and Suede will be screened at the BFI Southbank in London on Wednesday, January 16. More information and ticket details are at the link below.

Annually letters

Chris and Neil are going to be working with Chris Heath soon on the next issue of the PSB yearbook, Annually, and would like to answer some of your questions in it. If you have a question, send it in an email by Friday, December 14th, 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.

Letterpress

Go to the link below to discover what Neil has been printing…

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