Pet Shop Boys announce their new studio album 'Hotspot'

Album out January 24th 2020 New European tourdates announced

Pet Shop Boys today announce details of their highly anticipated new studio album, ‘Hotspot’, which will be released on 24th January 2020 on x2 Records/Kobalt.

‘Hotspot’ was mostly written and recorded in Berlin and Los Angeles and produced and mixed by Stuart Price. It features 10 brand new Tennant/Lowe tracks including previous single ‘Dreamland’ featuring Years & Years, released earlier this year, and new track ‘Burning the heather’ – which features Bernard Butler on guitar. 

“We’ve written much of our
music over the last ten years in Berlin and it was an exciting experience to
work on this album in the legendary Hansa studios there and add a new dimension
to our sound.”

The album is the third instalment in the series of PSB albums produced by Stuart Price, following ‘Electric’ in 2013 and ‘Super’ in 2016. It will be available on CD, vinyl and digitally and is available to pre-order now.

Track-listing for ‘Hotspot’:

  • 1.    Will-o-the-wisp
  • 2.    You are the one
  • 3.    Happy people
  • 4.    Dreamland (featuring Years & Years)
  • 5.    Hoping for a miracle
  • 6.    I don’t wanna
  • 7.    Monkey business
  • 8.    Only the dark
  • 9.    Burning the heather
  • 10. Wedding in Berlin

The duo will also perform across the UK and Europe for their first-ever greatest hits tour – Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live – in May/June 2020. Beginning on Friday, May 1st at Berlin’s Mercedes Benz Arena, the tour will see PSB perform at arenas across the continent and UK. Tickets available here.

Full tour schedule below:

  • Friday May 1st – Mercedes Benz Arena, Berlin
  • Saturday May 2nd – Konig-Pilsner Arena, Oberhausen
  • Tuesday May 5th – Forest National Arena, Brussels
  • Wednesday May 6th – AFAS Live, Amsterdam
  • Friday May 8th – Leipzig Arena, Leipzig
  • Sunday May 10th – Porsche Arena, Stuttgart
  • Tuesday May 12th – Gasometer, Vienna
  • Tuesday May 19th – Olympiahalle, Munich
  • Wednesday May 20th – Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt
  • Friday May 22nd – Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg
  • Sunday May 24th – Torwar Arena, Warsaw
  • Thursday May 28th – The O2, London
  • Friday May 29th – Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • Saturday May 30th – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • Tuesday June 2nd – BIC Arena, Bournemouth
  • Wednesday June 3rd – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • Friday June 5th – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • Saturday June 6th – SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • Wednesday June 17th – Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
  • Friday June 19th – OverOslo, Oslo

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