Gig picks: Pet Shop Boys, The Manfreds, and free music festivals

Super by the Pet Shop Boys is the pop duo's 13th consecutive top 10 studio album in Britain.
Super by the Pet Shop Boys is the pop duo's 13th consecutive top 10 studio album in Britain.PHOTO: LUSHINGTON ENTERTAINMENT

Super, the 13th studio album from English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, has gotten mostly good reviews, proving they have not lost their hit-making touch. Music webzine Drowned In Sound raved: "The thing is absolutely laced with wall-to-wall bangers." Remarkably, it is their 13th consecutive top 10 studio album in Britain, a run stretching back to their debut record, Please (1986).

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