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Electric - Pet Shop Boys (X2)

Issue No. 2362

The dance duo’s 12th studio album is a refreshing return to the upbeat tone of earlier records.

Over three decades the Pet Shop Boys have gone from being musical rebels to almost national treasure.

But this hasn’t stopped them writing songs that are political as well as catchy—particularly the Marx-quoting breakup song Love is a Bourgeois Construct.


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Tue 16 Jul 2013, 17:51 BST
Issue No. 2362
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