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Pet Shop Boys have today unveiled their brand new single 'Dreamland', featuring Years & Years. The single was written by Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant with Olly Alexander
who also duets with Neil Tennant on the track. The song was written in London and produced by Stuart
Price at Hansa Studios in Berlin and The Record Plant in Los Angeles. The single is the first new music by Pet Shop Boys
since their acclaimed 'Agenda' EP, released in February, and the first piece of music to be released from their forthcoming new studio album.
15th PSB will headline the BBC Radio
2 Live in Hyde Park concert in London, their only UK show this year. It will be broadcast live on both BBC Radio
2 and BBC Four TV from 8pm on Sept 15th.
The duo has also announced seven UK shows to open their first-ever greatest hits tour - Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live - in May/June 2020. Beginning on Thursday, May 28th at London's O2, the tour will see PSB perform at arenas across the country, ending at Glasgow's SSE Hydro on Saturday June 6th.
Full tour schedule below:
May 28th - The O2, London
Friday May 29th - Manchester Arena, Manchester
Saturday May 30th - Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Tuesday June 2nd - BIC Arena, Bournemouth
Wednesday June 3rd - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Friday June 5th - Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Saturday June 6 - SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Musik, the cabaret show starring Frances
Barber, written by Jonathan Harvey
with six songs by Tennant and Lowe, recently had a critically-acclaimed, sold-out run in Edinburgh before transferring to London for five further performances. The Jonathan Harvey/Pet Shop Boys musical Closer to Heaven
was also revived for two months this summer at the Above The Stag theatre in Vauxhall, attracting sold-out audiences every night. Tennant and Lowe have also written music for a stage version of Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette which premieres at the Leicester Curve theatre later this month.
Pet Shop Boys
commented: "We have had a busy year finishing our new album with Stuart
Price and writing songs for Musik and My Beautiful Laundrette. We've also toured the Far East and are looking forward to bringing our biggest hits together in a new tour next year. It's so exciting that our new single is a collaboration with Years & Years, one of the most original and successful bands to emerge this decade, and we really enjoyed writing and recording it with Olly Alexander."
Pet Shop Boys
have recently completed work on their latest studio album - the third part of a Stuart
Price-produced trilogy which started with 'Electric' in 2013 and continued with 'Super' in 2016. The album will be released January 24th.