Pet Shop Boys have an Agenda

The British synthpop duo have written new songs which are critiques on the current political climate and social media

Pet Shop Boys' Chris Lowe (left) and Neil Tennant have sold 50 million records and won three Brit Awards.
Pet Shop Boys' Chris Lowe (left) and Neil Tennant have sold 50 million records and won three Brit Awards.PHOTO: LUSHINGTON ENTERTAINMENTS

The latest release from synthpop stalwarts Pet Shop Boys is truly a sign of the times.

The Agenda (EP), released last month, comprises thinly veiled critiques on the current political and social climate, as well as social media.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 25, 2019, with the headline 'Pet Shop Boys have an Agenda'. Subscribe