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Pet shop boys come charging right-back

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After faltering with their last album, the electro-pop pioneers dust themselves off and come back strong with a very solid follow-up 

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Pet Shop Boys' last studio album, Elysium, came and went without leaving much of an impression. The only thing we seem to recall is its first single, Winner, and that only because it came out just in time for the London Olympics (quite a clever marketing ploy, by the way), and that it was less annoying than the event's official song by Muse. But other than that, the PSB's 11th studio effort was a forgettable affair and didn't come close to taking home any medals. Most of its energy was spent on heavier, depressing subjects such as growing old, escapes from reality and death.

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