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Pet Shop Boys announce 2020 greatest hits tour

The duo's new single featuring Years & Years is out now.

Pet Shop Boys have announced that they’ll be heading out on their first ever greatest hits tour next year.

The Dreamworld – The Greatest Hits Live tour kicks off with a huge gig at London’s The O2 on 28 May 2020, before heading to Manchester, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Newcastle and Glasgow.

The news coincides with the release of the iconic duo’s brand new single Dreamland, featuring London pop-makers Years & Years.

The brand new song, which is out now, was co-written by Pet Shop Boys’ Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant alongside Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander.

Recorded and written between London, Berlin and Los Angeles, the track is the first to be taken from Pet Shop Boys’ forthcoming as-yet-untitled brand new studio album, due for release on 24 January 2020.

Pet Shop Boys comment: “It’s so exciting that our new single is a collaboration with Years & Years, one of the most original and successful bands to emerge this decade, and we really enjoyed writing and recording it with Olly Alexander.”

One of the most successful acts in pop history, Pet Shop Boys have amassed over 500 million record sales throughout their 30-year plus career.

The London-formed band have released 13 studio albums so far and are best known for hit singles such as It’s a Sin, West End Girls, Heart, Go West and Always on My Mind.

Recently, the pair composed six original songs for the cabaret show Musik, which is about to transfer to London after a critically acclaimed sold out run at Edinburgh Fringe.

Pet Shop Boys will hit the road next spring, performing their biggest hits on the Dreamworld – The Greatest Hits Live tour.

Here are the dates:

28 May 2020 – The O2, London
29 May 2020 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
30 May 2020 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
2 June 2020 – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
3 June 2020 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
5 June 2020 – Utitlita Arena, Newcastle
6 June 2020 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Tickets for the tour will be available from 10:00 on Friday 13 September 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk

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