Pet Shop Boys

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Pet Shop Boys’ 30 greatest songs – ranked!
As pop’s greatest double act release a collection of all their singles, we pick their best tracks – from yuppie satires to finely detailed portraits

Alexis Petridis

08, Jun, 2023 @12:12 PM

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Queer sounds: our writers on their favourite LGBTQ+ songs
For Pride month, Guardian writers have singled out their favourite LGBTQ+ songs, from Pet Shop Boys to Frank Ocean

Shaad D'Souza, Veronica Esposito, Owen Myers, Benjamin Lee, Jim Farber, Michael Cragg, Laura Snapes and Rob LeDonne

07, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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After cancer treatment, I too have found my voice | Brief letters
Brief letters: Being seen and heard | Pet Shop Boys | U3A courses | Summoning Satan

16, May, 2023 @3:36 PM

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AI songwriting is not a sin, says Neil Tennant of Pet Shop Boys
AI could help overcome writer’s block, suggests musician amid industry move to stop perceived threat of fake songs

Jamie Grierson

16, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Forty years of New Order’s Blue Monday: who inspired it and who it inspired
The Mancunians spliced Donna Summer with Ennio Morricone to make a futurist dance smash – and ended up influencing Rihanna, Pet Shop Boys and Detroit techno

Alexis Petridis

07, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Sunday at Glastonbury: Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross and Jack White – as it happened
The US rap star headlined the main stage on the last night of the festival, while Pet Shop Boys, Charli XCX, Jarvis Cocker and a host more brought the festival to a close

Keza MacDonald (now), Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Gwilym Mumford and Laura Snapes (earlier)

26, Jun, 2022 @11:49 PM

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Andy Fletcher obituary
Keyboard player and business brain of Depeche Mode who pushed the electronic band to long-lasting success

Caroline Sullivan

27, May, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Pet Shop Boys review – kitchen sink dramas turned into wild extravaganza
Drawing on an astonishing 40 year career, the pop duo straddle such a wide range of emotion: from tenderness to thrills, sometimes simultaneously

Dave Simpson

21, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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From Pet Shop Boy to nostalgic folkie: Neil Tennant plays guitar
The synthpop maestro used lockdown to revisit folk songs he’d written in the 1970s, inspired by whichever chord he’d learned that day

James Tapper

10, Apr, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar to headline resurgent Glastonbury
As the festival returns from Covid-enforced hiatus, over half of the acts announced so far feature women

Nadeem Badshah and Laura Snapes

04, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Rolling Stones, Tom Jones and more join campaign for law change on streaming
Musicians join Paul McCartney, Kate Bush and others in campaign for better remuneration from companies such as Spotify, and creation of industry regulator

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

07, Jun, 2021 @8:37 AM

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How did I mourn my mother? With Pet Shop Boys on the radio and plaster dust in my hair
There were no carols, no tree, no goose – but the Christmas I spent decorating my flat gave me the gift of peace

Claire Armitstead

23, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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