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Video: Pet Shop Boys Perform Live @ Coachella 2014

British new wave icons Pet Shop Boys took the stage at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio. The iconic duo performed a fantastic set that included “Integral,” “I Wouldn’t Normally Do This Kind of Thing,” “Suburbia,” “It’s a Sin” and, of course, “West End Girls.” You can watch the entire set below! Read More »

Pop Rewind: Pet Shop Boys – “Love Comes Quickly”

Pop Rewind: Pet Shop Boys - "Love Comes Quickly"

There are always certain songs that strike an emotional chord, whether for better or for worse. For me, one of those noteworthy songs is “Love Comes Quickly” by synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys. With lyrics like “sooner or later, this happens to everyone” and “love will always get to you,” the song highlighted an emotional side of the Pet Shop Boys. While ... Read More »

Queer Pop History Spotlight: Bronski Beat – “Smalltown Boy”

Bronski Beat

Helmed by the distinctive falsetto of vocalist Jimmy Somerville, openly gay pop music trio Bronski Beat couldn’t help but stand out amongst the tremendous number of synthpop bands beginning to saturate the market in the early-mid 80s. Much like the distinctive sound of Pet Shop Boys’ vocalist Neil Tennant, Somerville’s voice is instantaneously recognizable. Though the band scored several UK ... Read More »

Pet Shop Boys Stop By KCRW For Interview & Performance

A few weeks ago, the iconic Pet Shop Boys – signer Neil Tennant and keyboardist Chris Lowe – stopped by California radio station KCRW for an interview and performance on the daily music program Morning Becomes Eclectic. While the live performance was mostly made-up of songs from their latest studio album, Electric, the duo did perform a couple of songs from their vast ... Read More »

Boy George Teams Up With Kobalt Label Services For New LP

Boy George will release his new studio album, This Is What I Do, on his own record label (Very Me Records) in partnership with Kobalt Label Services (KLS). Kobalt allows artists and rights owners to retain ownership of their masters, and KLS provides label services in return for a share of revenues. The service already has an impressive line-up of ... Read More »

Video Premiere: Pet Shop Boys – “Thursday”

Pet Shop Boys have released a music video to accompany their new single “Thursday,” which features British rapper Example. The song is lifted from the synth pop duo’s twelfth studio album, Electric. If I am being totally honest, Electric was the most disappointing Pet Shop Boys album ever, but “Thursday” is a decent enough track. Don’t get me wrong, I ... Read More »

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