Pet Shop Boys to release new album later this year

By , Jun 12 2012

August electro-pop duo Pet Shop Boys are to return to the spotlight with a new album.

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe’s celebrated combo have been releasing records since 1986. Elysium – the pair’s first studio album since 2009’s liked-not-loved Yes – will arrive in September. According to NME, album producer Andrew Dawson spilled the beans on what to expect from the album: They’ve [Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe] have never done a record in Los Angeles before. They wanted to be around that thing, and get that classic LA sound – the LA players and all that stuff”.

The album will follow on from this year’s Format set, which collected assorted PSB B-Sides from 1996-2009. Dawson previously worked on a glut of Kanye albums, plus records from Erykah Badu and Rick Ross.

A video has also been upped for new track ‘Invisible’. As evidenced below, it’s a slowly unfurling, serene affair, spotted with references to “hazy, lazy mirages”. The visually tricksy clip is directed by LA filmmaker Brian Bress.

Latest Stories

Latest Stories

Share Tweet

Our privacy policy has changed - please go here to update your preferences.

Privacy Policy