1981 – present (38 years)
Chelsea, Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom
- Chris Lowe
- Neil Tennant
Pet Shop Boys are a British synthpop/dance music duo, consisting of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. They formed in London, UK in 1982. "Super", their thirteenth studio album, was released on April 1st 2016.
Three-time Brit Award winners and six-time Grammy nominees, they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles and 22 Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart, including four number ones: "West End Girls", "It's a Sin", "Always on My Mind" and "Heart". Other songs include "Being Boring", "Home and Dry", "Rent", "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)", "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" in a duet with Dusty Springfield and "Thursday (feat. Example)".
Pet Shop Boys are one of the most commercially and critically acclaimed British music artists ever. They have achieved eight platinum, two gold and four silver albums in the UK alone. They have sold 50 million records worldwide and are listed as the most successful duo in UK music history by The Guinness Book of Records. At the 2009 BRIT Awards, Pet Shop Boys received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
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