9/29/2016

PET SHOP BOYS U.S. SUPER TOUR STARTS OCTOBER 21 IN LAS VEGAS

PET SHOP BOYS U.S. SUPER TOUR STARTS OCTOBER 21 IN LAS VEGAS
 
NEW SINGLE “SAY IT TO ME” OUT TODAY,
CLASH MAGAZINE PREMIERES “REAL LIES REMIX”
 
NEW ALBUM SUPER OUT TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM
ON X2 RECORDS
 
 
Following four much lauded, sold-out shows at London’s Royal Opera HousePet Shop Boys start the U.S. leg of their “Super” worldwide tour October 21 at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The band will play 20 cities in North America, performing songs from their storied career as well as their new album, Super. See below for a full list of tour dates.
 
The Super tour will be staged by long-time Pet Shop Boys designer Es Devlin and choreographer Lynne Page. The band is collaborating for live music arrangements with Stuart Price, who produced and mixed their latest album along with 2013’s Electric.
 
Critical praise for Pet Shop Boys Royal Opera House shows….
 
“Electrifying.”—Evening Standard 
 
“The show encompasses high culture, club culture, theatre, cinema, political satire and a mind-bending laser show.”—Daily Telegraph
 
“A vivid, laser-laden spectacular.”—The Independent 
 
“Pet Shop Boys continue to bring colourful three-dimensionality to the often two-dimensional world of pop.”—The Observer
 
Today, the duo releases their new single “Say It To Me” on digital formats. Purchase links can be found for CD HERE and vinyl HERE. Stream the track HERE. The song is taken from their current album SuperClash Magazine premiered the “Real Lies Remix” of the track earlier this week.
 
Super entered the official U.K. Album Charts at #3 marking the duo’s sixteenth U.K. Top 10 album to date. The first single “The Pop Kids” reached #1 on Billboard’s U.S. Dance Club Charts. The album was written in London and Berlin and features 12 new Tennant/Lowe compositions.
 
Critical acclaim for Super
 
★★★★—Q Magazine
 
 “The legendary British electro-pop duo are still kicking—and celebrating their third decade together with this ebullient new album.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“punchy, urgent and laser bright”—The Guardian
 
“[‘The Pop Kids’ is] eminently danceable and has just the right amount of pop.”—USA Today
 
“the best British band ever” – Vice/Thump
 
“[‘Happiness’ is a] pounding dance jam.”—Stereogum
 
Over the last 25 years Pet Shop Boys have gained a reputation as innovators of the modern live music show. They were among the first to integrate multimedia and theatrical elements into their productions, and they have collaborated with Derek Jarman, Zaha Hadid and Sam Taylor Johnson.
 
Photo Credit: Pelle Crépin

SAY IT TO ME TRACK LIST
*digital
1. Say it to me (New radio mix)
2. A cloud in a box
3. The dead can dance
4. Say it to me (Stuart Price alternative mix) 
 
PET SHOP BOYS TOUR DATES
October 21—Las Vegas, NV—The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
October 22—Salt Lake City, UT—The Complex
October 24—Vancouver, BC—Queen Elizabeth Theatre
October 25—Portland, OR—Keller Auditorium
October 27-28—Oakland, CA—Fox Theater
October 29—Los Angeles, CA—Microsoft Theater
November 1—Austin, TX—Long Center for the Performing Arts
November 2—Houston, TX—White Oak Music Hall
November 4—Nashville, TN—Andrew Jackson Hall at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
November 5—Chicago, IL—Civic Opera House
November 6—Toronto, ON—Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
November 9—Boston, MA—Orpheum Theatre
November 10—Morristown, NJ—Mayo Performing Arts Center
November 11—Washington, DC—Warner Theatre
November 12—New York, NY—The Theater at Madison Square Garden
November 14—Atlanta, GA—Symphony Hall
November 15—Saint Petersburg, FL—Mahaffey Theater
November 16—Miami Beach, FL—Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Center
November 19—Mexico City, MX—Corona Capital Festival
November 26—Leipzig, Germany—Arena Leipzig
November 27—Cologne, Germany—Palladium Köln
November 28—Tilburg, Netherlands—Poppodium 013
November 30—Hamburg, Germany—Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt
December 1—Berlin, Germany—Tempodrom
December 2—Frankfurt am Main, Germany—Jahrhundertehalle Frankfurt
December 4 —Copenhagen, Denmark—Copenhagen Opera House
December 5—Copenhagen, Denmark—Copenhagen Opera House
December 8—Moscow, Russia—VTB Park Legend Arena
February 18—Leeds, UK—First Direct Arena
February 19—Manchester, U.K.—Manchester Arena,
February 21—Glasgow, U.K.—Clyde Auditorium,
February 22—Edinburgh, U.K.—Playhouse Theatre,
February 24—Birmingham, U.K.—Barclaycard Arena
February 26—Bournemouth, U.K.— Bournemouth International Centre
February 28—Paris, France—Olympia
 

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