Pet Shop Boys (Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe) are the most successful duo in UK music history. Since signing to Parlophone Records in 1985, they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles in the UK including 22 Top 10 hits and four number ones. They have released 13 studio albums all of which have made the UK Top 10 as well as album charts around the world.
In their live shows over the last 30 years, Pet Shop Boys have created an original and influential style of pop musical theatre, collaborating with directors, designers and artists including Derek Jarman, David Alden and David Fielding from the English National Opera, Zaha Hadid, Sam Taylor-Wood and Es Devlin.
The Independent stated, of their recent world tour, that "their career has perpetually shown that pop music and high art cannot only co-exist but surpass supposedly superior musical forms', while the Daily Telegraph raved that "the show encompasses high culture, club culture, theatre, cinema, political satire and a mind-bending laser show". And more 'As groundbreaking as it was exhilarating'. The Times 5*