Pet Shop Boys announced for Cork gig

Pet Shop Boys announced for Cork gig
Pet Shop Boys will play the Marquee in Cork this summer.

PET Shop Boys have announced a gig at Live at the Marquee this summer.

The synth-pop duo, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, will travel Leeside and take to the stage at the tented venue as part of their Dreamworld: Greatest Hits Tour on June 9.

The Cork gig is the only Irish date that the duo will play in 2020.

Pet Shop Boys have sold more than 100 million records worldwide since signing to Parlophone Records in 1985.

They have released 14 studio albums, all of which have made the UK Top 10.

To date they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles in the UK including 22 Top 10 hits and four number ones and have performed over 700 shows in 63 countries, headlining leading festivals including Roskilde, Corona Capital in Mexico City, Electric Picnic, Sonar in Barcelona, Primavera in Barcelona, Vivid in Sydney, and Latitude.

Their latest release Hotspot charted at number 3 in the UK, Germany and Spain after its release in January of this year.

The new record includes the single Dreamland which features Years & Years and the duo’s first groove song, Monkey Business.

Cork fans attending the Dreamland: Greatest Hits Tour gig can expect oldies such as It's a Sin, Heart and Always on My Mind.

Tickets are priced at €65 and will go on sale on ticketmaster.ie and Ticketmaster outlets from 9am on Friday, March 6.

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