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13 April 2024

Pet Shop Boys Announce Album Release Show At Koko, London

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Pet Shop Boys have announced an show at London’s Koko on 26 May to celebrate the release of their upcoming album, Nonetheless.

The show, presented in association with Rough Trade, will begin at 6:30pm and the band will play a 90 minute set. Tickets are available Monday 15 April here.

pre-order ‘nonetheless’ here

Nonetheless will be the duo’s first album since 2020’s Hotspot. It sees them work with James Ford on production for the first time.

“We wanted this album to be a celebration of the unique and diverse emotions that make us human,” Pet Shop Boys said in a statement when Nonetheless was announced. “From the more dance-orientated tracks to the raw poignancy of the introspective ballads, with their beautiful string arrangements, each track tells a story and contributes to the overall narrative of the album.”

They added: “We’re very excited to release this new album. Its 10 tracks are the strongest indicators of where we are today. Like much of our music it’s very reflective. It was great to work with James Ford, who we think has brought new elements to our music.

“Our demos are sometimes quite complicated, and James has dared to make us a bit more minimal at times – but also, the string arrangements are very beautiful. Some of the record is quite heart-breaking, but we hope a lot of it is also uplifting. It’s a record we’re very proud of.”

To celebrate the album, the band will play five special gigs at London’s Royal Opera House this July. The gigs come in addition to the band’s already announced 2024 Dreamworld Greatest Hits tour dates.

Find tickets here and see the full list of dates below. Pre-order Nonetheless here or pre-order Nonetheless to access pre-sale tickets for the Royal Opera House gigs.

Pet Shop Boys upcoming shows

26 – Koko, London

JUNE 2024
04 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
06 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
08 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
09 – Co-op Live, Manchester
11 – SSE Arena, Belfast
22 – Isle of Wight Festival 2024, Newport

JULY 2024
23 – London, Royal Opera House
24 – London, Royal Opera House
25 – London, Royal Opera House
26 – London, Royal Opera House
27 – London, Royal Opera House

pre-order ‘nonetheless’ here

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