Pet Shop Boys announce single and tour

Pet Shop Boys announce single and tour

Pet Shop Boys will embark on a UK tour after the release of their new single.

Chart toppers Years & Years have collaborated with the electro-pop duo for their latest track, Dreamland.

As well as the new release the pair also announced a seven-date UK tour of their greatest hits, starting next May.

Pet Shop Boys praised the work of Years & Years following singer Olly Alexander’s work on their latest release.

They said: “We have had a busy year finishing our new album with Stuart Price and writing songs for Musik and My Beautiful Laundrette.

“We’ve also toured the Far East and are looking forward to bringing our biggest hits together in a new tour next year.

Olly Alexander (Lesley Martin/PA)
Olly Alexander (Lesley Martin/PA)

“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.”

The tour runs from May 28 to June 6.

- Press Association

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