The 2006 best-of celebrating Manchester supergroup Electronic — featuring New Order’s Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr of The Smiths — will be reissued next month.
Tag: Pet Shop Boys
This week sees the release of a new album by The Alarm, a Pet Shop Boys complication, a Flaming Lips rarities set, and an And Also the Trees reissue.
Pet Shop Boys will collect 55 of their singles released between 1985 and 2020 in a new collection that spreads the tracks across either six vinyl LPs or three CDs.
New Order, which mounted a pandemic-delayed North American tour with fellow synthpop legends Pet Shop Boys last year, will return to the U.S. in March.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.