PET SHOP BOYS
Our headliners Pet Shop Boys (Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe) are the most successful duo in UK music history. Since signing to Parlophone Records in1985, they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles in the UK including 22 Top 10 hits and four number ones. They have released 13 studio albums all of which have made the UK Top 10 as well as album charts around the world.
In 2000 they received the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music and at the 2009 BRIT Awards they were presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
As writers, producers and remixers, Tennant and Lowe have collaborated, remixed or written for a wide range of artists including Dusty Springfield, Lady Gaga, Liza Minnelli, Madonna, Suede, David Bowie, Blur, Yoko Ono, The Killers and Girls Aloud.
In their live shows over the last 20 years, Pet Shop Boys have created an original and influential style of pop musical theatre, collaborating with directors, designers and artists including Derek Jarman, David Alden and David Fielding, Zaha Hadid, Sam Taylor-Wood and Es Devlin. Their 2009-2011 arena tour, Pandemonium, was described in a five-star review in The Times as “the ravishing pop spectacle of the year”.
Pet Shop Boys released their album Electric in 2013, produced by Stuart Price. The album received great critical acclaim and gave Pet Shop Boys their highest album chart positions to date for 20 years in the UK and USA. The accompanying Electric tour subsequently visited 38 countries over three years and received ecstatic audience and critical reactions.
Pet Shop Boys’ most recent album, Super, was also produced by Stuart Price and was released worldwide on April 1, 2016, entering the UK chart at No 3. In July Pet Shop Boys play an exclusive four-date residency entitled Inner Sanctum at the Royal Opera House in London as well as take a trip to Spain to bring a hit filled show to FIB.Close
With everything lathered in exquisite, 90s-sounding euphoria, the duo prove to be irresistible, once again.