Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys

 

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Pet Shop Boys are an English synthpop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).

Pet Shop Boys have sold more than 50 million records worldwide,[7] and are listed as the most successful duo in UK music history by The Guinness Book of Records.[8] Three-time Brit Award winners and six-time Grammy nominees, since 1985 they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles, 22 of them Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart, including four UK number ones: "West End Girls" (also number one on the US Billboard Hot 100), "It's a Sin", an acclaimed cover of "Always on My Mind" and "Heart". Other hit songs include a cover of "Go West", "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" (satire of yuppiedom) and "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" in a duet with Dusty Springfield.

At the 2009 Brit Awards in London, Pet Shop Boys received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. In 2016, Billboard magazine named Pet Shop Boys the number one dance duo/group over the 40 years since the chart's inception in 1976.[9] In 2017 the duo received NME's Godlike Genius Award.

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Yes: Further Listening 2008-2010
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Yes: Further Listening 2008-2010 is an album by musical group Pet Shop Boys, released on October 20, 2017.
Fundamental: Further Listening 2005 - 2007
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Fundamental: Further Listening 2005 - 2007 is an album by musical group Pet Shop Boys, released on July 28, 2017.
Nightlife: Further Listening 1996 - 2000
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Nightlife: Further Listening 1996 - 2000 is an album by musical group Pet Shop Boys, released on July 28, 2017.
Release: Further Listening 2001 - 2004
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Release: Further Listening 2001 - 2004 is an album by musical group Pet Shop Boys, released on July 28, 2017.

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TV Shows6

Musicals1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles110

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Pet Shop Boys announce return to Benicàssim festival this summer
  –  March 9, 2018
ONE of the most successful duos in the history of pop, Pet Shop Boys, have announced their return to Festival Internacional Benicàssim (FIB) this July. The synthpop London lads, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, will take to the main stage on July 21 at the ...
Pet Shop Boys set to return to Royal Opera House
  –  March 6, 2018
Pet Shop Boys will return to London's Royal Opera House for four 'Inner Sanctum' shows this summer. The synthpop duo - comprised of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe - previously completed a residency at the iconic venue in 2016 and, due to demand, they will ...
Pet Shop Boys set to return to Royal Opera House
  –  February 26, 2018
The synthpop duo - comprised of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe ... My Own Devices', 'West End Girls', 'Domino Dancing' and 'Always On My Mind'. In 2017, Pet Shop Boys received the Godlike Genius gong at the NME Awards. Speaking of the honour - which was ...
Benicàssim Festival Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Justice, Pet Shop Boys and Liam Gallagher
  –  March 17, 2018
According to the official website, The Killers, Liam Gallagher, Pet Shop Boys and Justice are only a few of the main ... and some of the best djs around will take the wheel once the music stops. Benicassim has been sponsored, for the past few years ...
Pet Shop Boys announce return to Benicàssim festival this summer
  –  March 9, 2018
Pet Shop boys last performed at FIB 14 years ago ... FIB, which started in 1995, is famous worldwide for welcoming big names in pop, rock and electronic music, as well as showcasing short films, fashion shows and art installations. Last year the festival ...
Pet Shop Boys set to return to Royal Opera House
  –  March 6, 2018
Pet Shop Boys will return to London's Royal Opera House for four 'Inner ... The pair said: "We were thrilled to bring electronic music into the grandest musical space in London for four memorable nights in 2016. Since then we've often been asked if we ...
Pet Shop Boys set to return to Royal Opera House
  –  February 26, 2018
In 2017, Pet Shop Boys received the Godlike Genius gong at the NME Awards ... remixers and I would just like to thank every one of them - and accept this on behalf of electronic music, dance music and shiny pop music. Thank you very much."

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