Pet Shop Boys returning to Singapore for gig on March 26

SINGAPORE – English synth-pop veterans Pet Shop Boys will be back in Singapore to perform at The Star Performing Arts Centre on March 26.

The Singapore show is part of their global Super Tour which started in 2016 and is in support of their 13th album, Super, released in the same year. They last performed here in 2014 at the Singapore Grand Prix.

The duo – singer Neil Tennant and keyboardist Chris Lowe – are best known for pop hits such as West End Girls (1984), their 1993 cover of Village People’s Go West and You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You’re Drunk (2000).

Formed in 1981, the Pet Shop Boys have sold 50 million records and are listed in the The Guinness Book of Records as Britain’s most successful music duo. They have won three Brit Awards, including for Best British Group in 1988.

Tennant, 64, recently published a book – One Hundred Lyrics And A Poem – which features his annotations to lyrics he wrote for the Pet Shop Boys.

Tickets, ranging from $128 to $228, will go on sale on Thursday (Nov 29) at 10am for Lushington mailing-list subscribers, and on Friday (Nov 30) at 10am for the public, through Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to sistic.com.sg).

Pet Shop Boys are excited to announce that the #SUPERtour will be heading to Asia in 2019. The tour has so far seen Neil and Chris perform 90 shows in 25 countries since 2016 and next year will visit Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Osaka before concluding in Bangkok. Pre-sale dates and ticket information can be found at the link in the bio section. . Mar 26th – The Star Theatre, Singapore Mar 28th – AsiaWorld-Expo, Hall 10, Hong Kong Apr 1st – Budokan, Tokyo April 2nd – Festival Hall, Osaka Apr 4th – Impact Exhibition Hall 5, Bangkok . Pet Shop Boys are currently working on a new album planned for release in the second half of 2019.

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