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!! OMG, "much more 'banging' as they say": Pet Shop Boys album interview !!


What you just watched is the video for 'Axis', track number one of the Pet Shop Boys' 12th Album entitled 'Electric', due out in mid July.

Threatening that it may be the only personal press they do for the record, they spoke to Stereogum about the dance album's more experimental structure, imagining Madonna doing the 'Dress You Up' dance to the record, and watching Annie Lennox do yoga and George Michael watch 'Ab Fab' at the Olympics last year.

"One of the things I love about the Electric is that there are bells -- literally, bells -- on almost every track. We hadn't used sounds like that since the early '80s. It reminds me of New York in 1981 or 1982 -- the sound of it." _Neil

You can read the entire interview HERE, and see the record track listing and tour dates after the jump.

Electric Tracklist
01 "Axis"
02 "Bolshy"
03 "Love Is A Bourgeois Construct"
04 "Fluorescent"
05 "Inside A Dream"
06 "The Last To Die" [Bruce Springsteen cover]
07 "Shouting In The Evening"
08 "Thursday" (ft. Example) [which Neil describes as having a 'West End Girls' sound to it]
09 "Vocal"

Tour Dates:
05/13 - Santiago, CL @ Movistar Arena
05/16 - Buenos Aires, AR @ Luna Park
05/18 - Asunción, BY @ Conmebol Bourbon Convention Center
05/22 - Sao Paolo, BR @ Credicard Hall
05/25 - Bogota, CO @ Centro de Eventos Bima
06/03 - St. Petersburg, RU @ Oktiaborski Concert Hall
06/05 - Moscow, RU @ Crocus City Hall
06/09 - Copenhagen, DK @ Falconer Salen
06/11 - Paris, FR @ Grand Rex
06/15 - Barcelona, ES @ Sonar Festival
06/18 - London, UK @ O2 Arena
06/20 - Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena
06/23 - Tel Aviv, IL @ Nokia Hall
06/26 - Istanbul, TR @ Life Park
06/29 - Borlange, SE @ Peace & Love Festival
07/01 - Dortmund, DE @ Dortmunder Music Week
07/03 - Karlovy Vary, CZ @ KV Arena
07/05 - Tallinn, EE @ Ruisrock Festival
07/09 - Freiburg, DE @ ZMF
07/10 - Munich, DE @ Tollwood Festival
07/16 - Athens, GR @ Ejekt Festival
08/09 - Tokyo, JP @ SonicMania
08/11 - Tokyo, JP @ Summer Sonic
08/17 - Jarkata, ID @ Skenoo Hall
08/24 - Bangkok, TH @ Impact Exhibition Centre
09/06 - Berlin, DE @ Berlin Festival
09/12 - Miami, FL @ Jackie Gleason Theatre
09/13 - St. Petersburg, FL @ Mahaffey Theatre
09/14 - Atlanta, GA @ Symphony Hall
09/16 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
09/17 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
09/19 - Bethesda, MD @ Music Centre at Strathmore
09/21 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
09/22 - Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Centre for the Performing Arts
09/24 - Montreal, QC @ Olympia Theatre
09/25 - Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
09/27 - Windsor, ON @ Caesar Windor
09/28 - Chicago, IL @ Auditorium Theatre
10/02 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
10/03 - Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
10/04 - Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
10/05 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
10/08 - San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall
10/11 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint
10/12 - Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Auditorium



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» posted by Duncan Alexander on Thursday, May 2, 2013
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