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Pet Shop Boys, 'Memory of the Future (Ulrich Schnauss remix)' - Song Premiere

British synth-poppers team with experimental German DJ for lush reworking

Pet Shop Boys
Ann Summa
December 27, 2012 8:00 AM ET

Pet Shop Boys' Elysium single "Memory of the Future" rode blissfully arpeggiated keys that twinkled and glistened, but on this remix from experimental German DJ Ulrich Schnauss, the British synth-poppers enter a deeper, lower groove that hypnotizes with lush textures and pulsating layers of blips. "We've always liked Ulrich Schnauss's visionary albums and are thrilled that he has created a beautiful mix which sounds both like him and us," Neil Tennant tells Rolling Stone. Pet Shop Boys are releasing "Memory of the Future" as a single with B-sides and remixes on January 1st.

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