Pet Shop Boys Announce They’ll Begin Working On A New Album Before The Year’s End

Robbie Daw | September 7, 2014 5:10 pm

Iconic pop duo Pet Shop Boys have been on quite a prolific streak over the past couple years, between releasing albums Elysium in 2012 and Electric in 2013, and working on their musical piece on mathematician Alan Turing, A Man From The Future. And now, as their Electric Tour finally winds down after its 100th (!!) show, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe have announced via their official website that they “are planning to start work on a new album in November.”

This is not only fantastic news for fans of the PSBs (and of solid pop music in general), but it also conjures memories of Tennant speaking last year of the duo possibly working on a trio of albums with producer Stuart Price, starting with the highly-rated dance floor achievement Electric.

“We like the same things, so it’s a very natural thing for us to work with Stuart,” Chris Lowe told Idolator last year. “It was effortless, really. When we were writing some of these dance songs [for Electric], we clearly imagined Stuart producing them.”

So far there’s no official word on whether the Boys will again be enlisting Price for knob-twiddling duties, but I, for one, am playing Electric tonight — an album that will surely go down as one of the pair’s best — and thinking of the possibilities.

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