Pet Shop Boys are an English electronic-pop duet, consisting of Neil Tennant (principal vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar), and Chris Lowe (keyboards, occasional singing).
Pet Shop Boys have offered over 50 million records world-wide, and are recorded as the most productive duet in UK audio history from The Guinness Book of Records Three-time Brit Award winners and six-time Grammy nominees, since 1985 they have attained 42 Top-30 singles and 22 Best 10 hits in britain Singles Chart , including four UK number ones: West-End Girls (also number-one on the US Billboard Hot 100 ), It is a Sin, Always on My Brain and Heart. Other strike songs contain Go West, Chances (Allow us Make A great deal of Cash) (satire of Thatcherism which exemplified them as ironists) and What-Have I Done to Deserve This? & (with Dusty Springfield ).
At this year’s Brit Awards , Pet Shop Boys obtained an award for Exceptional Contribution to Songs The group’s eleventh studio album, titled Elysium (continuing their custom of solitary-term names), premiered in September 2012. Their twelfth studio album Electric was launched on 1 2 July 2013 and attained number 3 on the UK Albums Chart in its first week of launch—their greatest record spot because the launch of Extremely in 1993.
Unperturbed by the lower graph standing, the group returned to the studio in August to re recordWest-End Girls; with producer Stephen Hague Launched in Oct 1985, this new edition initially entered the charts in a likewise low standing, but started a slow-rise so that, by January 1986, it reached the top place. It had been later number one in america, Canada, Finland, Hong-Kong, Lebanon, Israel , New Zealand and Norway and marketed an estimated 1.5million copies world-wide. It stays the most-observed Pet Shop Boys tune to date.
After the progress ofWest-End Girls;, Pet Shop Boys launched a followup single, Love Comes Swiftly, on 2 4 February 1986. The solitary reached number 19 in the UNITED KINGDOM Singles Chart and was accompanied by their debut record, Please , on 2 4 March. In June 1986, the group declared an European tour ; yet, their strategies to get a theatrical extravaganza became overly pricey and also the tour was cancelled. Please began Pet Shop Boys’ preference for selecting one-term album names, which Neil Tennant has since said is presently a Pet Shop Boyssignature point;, similar to e.e. cummings ‘ use of only lower case letters. New variations of 2nd single Chances (Allow us Make A great deal of Cash) and record track Suburbia were additionally released in 1986, accompanied with a re-mix album , Disco In September 1986, Pet Shop Boys performedLove Comes Swiftly; andWest-End Girls; at the 1986 MTV Video Music Awards in La.