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2023/24: Pet Shop Boys: Then and Now



Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, are the most successful duo in the history of British pop. They have sold more than 50 million records, produced over forty Top 40 singles, four UK number ones, performed in several world tours, and they are still making new music together. \n \nTheir songs have often commented on Britain and the world around them with wit, sensitivity and intelligence driving the stories they want to share through some of the most memorable synth-pop music ever created. \n\nMaintaining their privacy and mystique has kept cameras at bay for decades and now for the first time they have allowed backstage access as Alan Yentob and imagine... accompany them on their global Dreamworld tour - filming rehearsals in London and backstage in Helsinki.\n\nSpring 2024 sees the release of their latest album, Nonetheless, which comes 40 years after the original release of their timeless hit West End Girls. imagine... is given a sneak preview of the new album and talks to Tennant and Lowe about its creation and their creative evolution over the past four decades.\n\nContributors include fellow musicians Brandon Flowers, Jake Shears, Olly Alexander and Marc Almond, music journalist Miranda Sawyer, and creative collaborators Stuart Price, James Ford, Es Devlin, Javier De Frutos, Tom Scutt and Mark Farrow.\n\nThis is an intimate look inside the world and creations of Pet Shop Boys with Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe unguarded, poignant and hilarious.

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