The Pet Shop Boys will release their 14th studio album in January, a 10-song collection called Hotspot that will include the recently released dance track “Dreamland” — featuring Olly Alexander of the UK synthpop outfit Years & Years — as well as the new single “Burning the Heather,” which includes an assist from former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler.

The album, recorded mostly at Hansa Studios in Berlin, is due out Jan. 24 on X2 Records/Kobalt. It can be pre-ordered now via and other retailers.

The album is being characterized as the third installment in a trilogy of Pet Shop Boys records produced by Stuart Price, following 2013’s Electric and 2016’s Super.

PSB’s Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe say:

“We’ve written much of our music over the last 10 years in Berlin and it was an exciting experience to work on this album in the legendary Hansa studios there and add a new dimension to our sound.”

Below, check out the album’s tracklist and artwork — and hear the ballad “Burning the Heather.”


Pet Shop Boys, Hotspot

1. “Will-o-the-Wisp”
2. “You Are the One”
3. “Happy People”
4. “Dreamland” (Featuring Years & Years)
5. “Hoping for a <iracle”
6. “I Don’t Wanna”
7. “Monkey Business”
8. “Only the Dark”
9. “Burning the Heather”
10. “Wedding in Berlin”





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