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Pet Shop Boys: New LP!
The Quietus , March 14th, 2013 08:27

Duo leave Parlophone for Kobalt label deal

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Pet Shop Boys today announced that they have left Parlophone after 28 years to sign with Kobalt Music Services (recently responsible for the hugely successful Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds LP) for a new album. Produced by Stuart Price, Electric will be out in June 2013 and if the trailer above is anything to go by will be among their music fruity and banging work in ages. THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! "This is a very exciting point in our careers," said Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe like a two-headed pop monster. "We are hugely proud of the new album and are very pleased to be working in conjunction with Kobalt. We’d like to thank everyone we’ve worked with at Parlophone over the last 28 years both in the UK and abroad. When we signed to the label in 1985 we had no idea how long and successful a relationship we were embarking on. However it is also exciting now to commence a new phase working with a new team in a new business structure and we look forward to a creative and equally fulfilling relationship with Kobalt."

Gareth
Mar 14, 2013 3:11pm

How do they already have a new album in less than a year? That's unheard of for them.

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Brad
Mar 15, 2013 9:23am

They've got one more chance (pun intended) with me...that last album was dire

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DJ RAZEMUSICMAN
Mar 16, 2013 2:25pm

İTS VERY GREAT.MY FAVORITE GROUP FROM 80*S AND 90*S.THEY HAVE SUCCES ALWAYS.I NEVER FORGET.HIT SONGS OF 80*S DOMINO DANCING.ITS A SIN.YOU ARE ALWAYS ON MY MIND AND MUCH SUCCES SONG.EVERYTIME I AM LISTENING TO YOU.GOOD LOCK...DJ RAZEMUSICMAN

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Gareth
Mar 17, 2013 2:42am

In reply to Brad:

I agree that Elysium was easily the most unsatisfying album of their career. Nightlife was weak, but even that had a few classics. Elysium was not only bereft of solid songs, it has a few songs that are truly atrocious. Although I have to say their recent b-side A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi is outstanding; that song alone is reason not to give up.

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