Oh yes. It’s finally here. Three and a half years since they came back with one of their finest albums Yes, Pet Shop Boys are back with the intriguingly titled Elysium. And if, like me, you resisted the childish urge to unwrap all your presents before the big day by listening to poor quality mp3s or thirty second samples, then you will have been awfully looking forward to this moment.
I’ll report back once I’ve listened a few times with my views on whether it’s any good or not (it will be), but in the meantime here’s the first taste any of us got for the album, Invisible, accompanied for some reason by someone writhing around on a piece of art: