Tag: Pet Shop Boys

Listen: Soft Cell brings in Pet Shop Boys to rework new single “Purple Zone”

Listen: Soft Cell brings in Pet Shop Boys to rework new single “Purple Zone”

 Soft Cell are teasing their first new album in 20 years with a version of one of the record’s songs newly reworked by the Pet Shop Boys.

JAMC, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream playing Glastonbury

JAMC, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream playing Glastonbury

England’s Glastonbury festival will return this summer with sets by The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream and more.

Soft Cell enlists Pet Shop Boys for single ahead of first new album in 20 years

Soft Cell enlists Pet Shop Boys for single ahead of first new album in 20 years

Soft Cell will release their first new album in 20 years this May, but before that, the duo has teamed up with Pet Shop Boys to rework one of the songs on the record.

New Order and Pet Shop Boys delay ‘Unity Tour’ again — this time to fall 2022

New Order and Pet Shop Boys delay ‘Unity Tour’ again — this time to fall 2022

The much-anticipated North American “Unity Tour” by electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys has been hit with a second year-long delay due to “continuing uncertainty caused by the COVID pandemic, ” the two groups announced Tuesday. Check out the new dates right here.

New Order to play huge outdoor homecoming concert in Manchester next September

New Order to play huge outdoor homecoming concert in Manchester next September

New Order has announced its first hometown concert in four years, a large outdoor gig with Hot Chip and Working Men’s Club at Manchester’s Heaton Park in September that will precede the group’s rescheduled U.S. tour with the Pet Shop Boys later that month. Full details right here.

New Order to release first new single in 5 years; ‘Substance’ back on streaming services

New Order to release first new single in 5 years; ‘Substance’ back on streaming services

After teasing something since last week, New Order today announced it will debut “Be a Rebel,” the group’s first new single in five years, on BBC’s Radio 2 on Tuesday morning, music that comes as the band should have been on a hugely anticipated, but now delayed, U.S. tour with Pet Shop Boys. Hear a sample here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 12, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 12, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series called Alt. Rewind that recaps the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the latest episode right here.

New Order and Pet Shop Boys announce rescheduled 2021 dates for their ‘Unity Tour’

New Order and Pet Shop Boys announce rescheduled 2021 dates for their ‘Unity Tour’

As promised, electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys have pushed their highly anticipated 12-date North American “Unity Tour” back a full year due to the coronavirus, the band, and today the bands announced the new itinerary for shows in September and October 2021. See the new dates right here.

Pet Shop Boys record new ‘lockdown version’ of ‘West End Girls’ while isolated separately

Pet Shop Boys record new ‘lockdown version’ of ‘West End Girls’ while isolated separately

The Pet Shop Boys last week released a new “lockdown version” of their early hit single “Pet Shop Boys,” with a new musical bed put together by Chris Lowe on his laptop at the home where he’s in isolation from the coronavirus, and new vocals sung by Neil Tennant. You can hear the new version here.

New Order and Pet Shop Boys to delay North American tour until September 2021

New Order and Pet Shop Boys to delay North American tour until September 2021

Electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys today announced they will delay their highly anticipated 12-date North American “Unity Tour” a full year, with a new itinerary to be announced shortly that will begin in September 2021 instead of September 2022. See full details right here.

New Order and Pet Shop Boys add second Hollywood Bowl concert to ‘Unity Tour’

New Order and Pet Shop Boys add second Hollywood Bowl concert to ‘Unity Tour’

New Order and Pet Shop Boys today added a second stop at the Hollywood Bowl to their co-headlining “Unity Tour” following a quick sellout of the Los Angeles venue. Tickets for the newly added 12th show of their joint tour, set for Oct. 3, go on sale at 12 p.m. local time Friday, March 6. 

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 22-28, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 22-28, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the New Order/Pet Shop Boys tour, a new Bauhaus date, Kraftwerk’s North American tour, Clan of Xymox’s new video and tour, plus a countdown of the top 10 Tears For Fears songs as voted by Strangeways Radio fans.

New Order and Pet Shop Boys to co-headline North American ‘Unity Tour’

New Order and Pet Shop Boys to co-headline North American ‘Unity Tour’

Electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys are teaming up for a co-headlining tour of North America this September and October, an 11-date trek called “The Unity Tour” that will find each act playing full sets and rotating who closes the show each night. Full dates and details right here.

New releases: Depeche Mode box set, plus Pet Shop Boys, Innocence Mission, Electronic

New releases: Depeche Mode box set, plus Pet Shop Boys, Innocence Mission, Electronic

This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This week’s titles include a Depeche Mode box set.