Pet Shop Boys to release new B-sides compilation

'Format' features 38 tracks from 1996 to 2009

Pet Shop Boys are set to release a brand new B-sides collection next year.

‘Format’, out on February 6, is a double album made up of 38 tracks which have previously featured on the duo’s single releases from 1996 to 2009. The tracks have been remastered and the album will be accompanied by an CD booklet interview with both Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe – pictured above with Lady Gaga – by Jon Savage.

‘Format’ follows the duo’s last B-sides release, ‘Alternative’, which came out in 1995 and featured B-sides from 1985 to 1994.

Pet Shop Boys are set to release their 11th studio album in autumn 2012.

The ‘Format’ tracklisting is:

‘The Truck Driver And His Mate’
‘Hit And Miss’
‘In The Night’ (1995)
‘How I Learned To Hate Rock ‘N’ Roll’
‘Discoteca’ (New Version)
‘The Calm Before The Storm’
‘Confidential’ (Demo For Tina)
‘The Boy Who Couldn’t Keep His Clothes On’
‘Delusions Of Grandeur’
‘The View From Your Balcony’
‘Disco Potential’
‘Silver Age’
‘The Ghost Of Myself’
‘Casting A Shadow’
‘Sexy Northerner’

‘Searching For The Face Of Jesus’
‘Between Two Islands’
‘Friendly Fire’
‘We’re The Pet Shop Boys’
‘I Didn’t Get Where I Am Today’
‘The Resurrectionist’
‘Girls Don’t Cry’
‘In Private’ (7-Inch Mix): Pet Shop Boys With Elton John
‘Blue On Blue’
‘No Time For Tears (7-Inch Mix)
‘Bright Young Things’
‘Party Song’
‘We’re All Criminals Now’
‘Gin And Jag’
‘After The Event’
‘The Former Enfant Terrible’
‘Up And Down’