Knowledge Identifier: &Pet_Shop_Boys
Founded in 1971.
Countries: United Kingdom (38%), United States (24%), UK (12%)
Linked to: EMI, Twitter, University of Bristol, BBC
The album, "Results", generated four singles, including the hit single "Losing My Mind", a cover version of the Stephen Sondheim song from the 1971 Broadway musical "Follies"
Veljko Despot - At his post in record business in Croatia he initiates and helped bringing to Yugoslavia many important artists, like Deep Purple in 1975, The Rolling Stones , Paul McCartney & Wings , Queen , Elton John , Dire Straits , Laurie Anderson , Eros Ramazzotti , Pet Shop Boys , David Bowie and many more
Neil Tennant, who neither denied nor confirmed gay rumours throughout the 1980s, "came out" in a 1994 interview for "Attitude", a UK gay lifestyle magazine
Capitol Records - Capitol added artists across genres during the 1980s: popular music groups and singers like Richard Marx, The Motels, Tina Turner, George Clinton, Crowded House, Peter Blakeley, Duran Duran , Heart, Glass Tiger, Katrina & The Waves, Grace Jones, Lloyd Cole, Pet Shop Boys, Queen, Roxette, Brian Setzer, The Smithereens, Spandau Ballet, and Paul Westerberg; punk/hard rock groups such as Butthole Surfers, Concrete Blonde, Billy Idol, and the &Red_Hot_Chili_Peppers; thrash metal bands like Megadeth, Exodus and Rigor Mortis, heavy metal bands like
Recognising a mutual interest in dance music, they began to work on material together, first in Tennant's flat in Chelsea and from 1982, in a small studio in Camden Town
In April, Tennant left "Smash Hits" and in July, a new single, "Opportunities ", was released, reaching number 116 in the UK. The B-side to this single, "In the Night", later resurfaced, in a longer remixed version, as the opening track to the duo's first remix album, "Disco", in 1986
Jay McCarroll - He changed the theme of his collection, which was initially inspired by the Pet Shop Boys' 1986 hit "West End Girls
Joss Ackland - Ackland appears in the Pet Shop Boys' 1987 film "It Couldn't Happen Here", and in the video for their version of the song "Always on My Mind", which was taken from the film
Margi Clarke - Clarke went on to star in the films "The Dressmaker", "Strike It Rich", and "Leaving the 21st Century", and had a well-known role in the Pet Shop Boys' video for their 1987 single, "Rent"
Angelo Badalamenti - In 1987, he lent his services to British synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, arranging the orchestration on the dreamy and melancholic track "It Couldn't Happen Here"
The album was produced by Trevor Horn, who Pet Shop Boys had previously worked with on "Left to My Own Devices", in 1988
Liza Minnelli - In 1989 Minnelli collaborated with Pet Shop Boys on Results, an electronic dance-style album.
Dusty Springfield - Springfield returned to the studio with Pet Shop Boys, who produced her recording of their song "Nothing Has Been Proved", commissioned for the soundtrack of the 1989 drama film, "Scandal"
Angelo Badalamenti - Badalamenti arranged the strings on two tracks on the Pet Shop Boys' acclaimed "Behaviour" album in 1990
Johnny Marr - In the 1990s and 2000s, he performed on three Pet Shop Boys albums, and plays guitar on their Xenomania-produced album, "Yes", released in 2009
The Crying Game - The soundtrack to the film, "The Crying Game: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack", released on 23 February 1993, was produced by Anne Dudley and the Pet Shop Boys
Also in 1994, Pet Shop Boys released the 1994 Comic Relief single, "Absolutely Fabulous"
Absolutely Fabulous - In addition to the official theme song, in 1994, Pet Shop Boys recorded a song for "Comic Relief" using excerpts of dialogue from the series put to dance music
Pet Shop Boys kicked off Summer 1997 with a sold-out three-week residency at the Savoy Theatre, in London, in June
This was demonstrated through mailing list discussions from 1998 onwards, in which fans voiced concern over the "most commercially promising selection and marketing of singles" for the then-upcoming "Nightlife", and debated the quality of the then-recent "Bilingual", spurred by the album's poorer performance in sales
Glastonbury Festival - The tour took them to the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe and the UK. In the Summer of 2000, they played a series of festival dates in Europe, including a performance at the Glastonbury Festival, where they performed on the main stage, on Saturday night, at 9:30 pm, to a triumphant reception
Joss Ackland - Ackland, in a 2001 interview with the BBC, admitting to being forced to make "awful films" due to being a workaholic, said that he "regretted" appearing in "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" and the Pet Shop Boys music video, while lambasting former co-star Demi Moore as "not very bright or talented"
Frances Barber - With Pet Shop Boys, she starred in their musical "Closer to Heaven" in 2001 as well as guest singer for the song "Friendly Fire" on their 2006 live concert at the Mermaid Theatre
DJ Fresh - Fresh has worked with artists ranging from Pet Shop Boys, DJ Shadow, Apollo 440 to Andy C and Grooverider, and has held a working relationship with the drum and bass group Pendulum, whom he signed to Breakbeat Kaos in 2005
During 2006, Pet Shop Boys worked with Robbie Williams on his then-new album, "Rudebox", producing two tracks: a cover version of "We're the Pet Shop Boys", written by My Robot Friend and "She's Madonna", a duet with Tennant, allegedly about Guy Ritchie's affair with Tania Strecker, prior to his relationship with Madonna
Rufus Wainwright - In May 2006, Wainwright was one of three guests to star with the Pet Shop Boys in a concert at London's Mermaid Theatre
Neil Tennant - Wainwright made a special appearance performing the track "Casanova In Hell" at a live Pet Shop Boys show at the Mermaid Theatre, London on 8 May 2006
Trevor Horn - On 22 May 2006, the Pet Shop Boys released their album "Fundamental" which was produced by Horn
In February 2007, Pet Shop Boys' 'Stars Are Blazing' remix of The Killers' "Read My Mind" was released
Philip Oakey - In early 2009 Oakey collaborated with Pet Shop Boys on their tenth studio album "Yes", supplying vocals for the intended bonus disc song "This Used to Be the Future"
Stuart Price - Price previously produced the medley Pet Shop Boys performed at the 2009 BRIT *awards, upon their being lauded with the Outstanding Contribution To Music statue
In January 2010, it was announced through the band's Twitter profile that they were back in the studio recording
Madeleine (cake) - This in turn was referenced by Pet Shop Boys in the track "Memory of the Future" from their 2012 album Elysium, which contains the lyrics:
The 2013 Electric World Tour, which commenced in Mexico in March, is a collaboration with creative director/designer Es Devlin and stage director/choreographer Lynne Page
Smart Araneta Coliseum - New Wave duo, Pet Shop Boys performed at the venue as part of their Electric Tour on August 6, 2013
On 23 July 2014, the Pet Shop Boys new work "A Man from the Future" received its world premiere at the 2014 BBC Proms
The yet-untitled album is being produced by Stuart Price, and it is expected to be released in the second half of 2019, with a tour following due summer 2020