Pet Shop Boys unveil new single 'Monkey Business'

Taken from forthcoming album 'Hotspot' out January 24th

Pet Shop Boys have today revealed their new single ‘Monkey business’, with the radio edit available to stream now. The single will be released February 7th on CD, digital and 12-inch vinyl formats and is available to pre-order here. The package will also feature two ‘Monkey business’ remixes, courtesy of Norwegian record producer Prins Thomas & Liverpudlian DJ Friend Within. It will also feature a brand new PSB track, ‘At rock bottom’. 

Full track-listing for the ‘Monkey business’ single package is as follows:

  1. Monkey business (radio edit)
  2. Monkey business (Prins Thomas diskomiks)
  3. At rock bottom
  4. Monkey business (Friend Within remix)

On ‘Monkey business’, Pet Shop Boys commented: “We’ve actually written, almost for the first time in our career, a groove song.”

‘Monkey business’ is the third track to be revealed from their highly anticipated new studio album, ‘Hotspot’, which will be released on January 24th 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 the previously released ‘Burning the heather’ and ‘Dreamland’, featuring Years & Years.


PSB will also perform across the UK and Europe with their 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 the UK. Tickets available here.

Full tour schedule below:

  • Friday May 1st – Mercedes Benz Arena, Berlin
  • Saturday May 2nd – König-Pilsener, 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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