Songs That the Pet Shop Boys Have Performed Live

Note: This table does not include performances of the entire Battleship Potemkin score. It does, however, include individual selections from Potemkin if they were performed outside the context of the full score. Nor does this list draw upon live TV appearances where the Boys performed just one or two songs. The 2009 Pandemonium Tour included brief segments of certain songs "mashed up" with other songs. If lyrics/vocals from those songs were used, then I display them in the following table using the color code above. If, however, no lyrics/vocals from those songs were used, then I don't cite them in the table itself, although I do make note of them in the Pandemonium Tour setlist following the table. Finally, it's too early to tell at this point which songs will and won't be performed at every date of the Electric Tour; I'll of course make adjustments as needed.

Absolutely Fabulous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

After All

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

All Over the World

                     

Always on My Mind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Axis

                       

Before

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Being Boring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Believe/Song for Guy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Birthday Boy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Breathing Space

                       

Building a Wall

                       

Can You Forgive Her?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Casanova in Hell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Casting a Shadow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Climb Every Mountain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Closer to Heaven

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Did You See Me Coming?

                       

Disco Potential

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Discoteca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

DJ Culture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Do Anything You Wanna Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Do I Have To?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Domino Dancing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Dreaming of the Queen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Ego Music

                       

Euroboy

                       

A Face Like That

                       

Flamboyant

                       

Fluorescent

                       

Footsteps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

For All of Us

                       

For Your Own Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Friendly Fire

                       

Fugitive

                       

Girls and Boys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Glad All Over

                       

Go West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

God Willing

                       

Hallo Spaceboy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Happiness Is an Option

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

He Dreamed of Machines

                       

Heart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Hold On

                       

Home and Dry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Homosexuality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

How Can You Expect to Be Taken Seriously?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I Don't Know What You Want But I Can't Give It Any More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I Get Along

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I Get Excited (You Get Excited Too)

                       

I Started a Joke

                       

I Want a Lover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I Will Survive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I'm Not Scared

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

I'm with Stupid

                       

In Private

                       

In the Night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Indefinite Leave to Remain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Integral

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Invisible

                       

It Couldn't Happen Here

                       

It Doesn't Often Snow at Christmas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

It's a Sin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

It's Alright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

It's Not Unusual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Jealousy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

King's Cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Last to Die

                       

Later Tonight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Leaving

                       

Left to My Own Devices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Liberation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Losing My Mind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Love Comes Quickly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Love etc.

                       

Love Is a Bourgeois Construct

                       

Love Is a Catastrophe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Luna Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Man Who Has Everything

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Memory of the Future

                       

Minimal

                       

Miracles

                       

Mr. Vain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

More Than a Dream

                       

Music for Boys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

My Girl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

My October Symphony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Nervously

                       

New York City Boy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Night I Fell in Love

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Nothing Has Been Proved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Numb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Occupy Your Mind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

One in a Million

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

One More Chance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Only the Wind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Pandemonium

                       

Paninaro (or Paninaro '95)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Philadelphia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Positive Role Model

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Psychological

                       

A Red Letter Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Rent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Requiem in Denim and Leopardskin

                       

Rhythm of the Night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Se A Vida É (That's the Way Life Is)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Sexy Northerner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Shameless

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Shopping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Sixteen Going on Seventeen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

So Hard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

So Sorry, I Said

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Sodom and Gomorrah Show

                       

Some Speculation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Somewhere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Sound of the Atom Splitting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Suburbia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Survivors

                       

The Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

This Must Be the Place I Waited Years to Leave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Thursday

                       

To Face the Truth

                       

To Speak Is a Sin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

To Step Aside

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Together

                  *    

Tonight Is Forever

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Truck Driver and His Mate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Try It (I'm in Love with a Married Man)

                       

Two Divided by Zero

                       

Vampires

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Viva la Vida

                       

Vocal

                       

Was It Worth It?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Way It Used to Be

                       

We All Feel Better in the Dark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

We're the Pet Shop Boys

                       

West End Girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

What Have I Done to Deserve This?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Where the Streets Have No Name (I Can't Take My Eyes Off You)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Why Don't We Live Together?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Winner

                       

Yesterday, When I Was Mad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

You Choose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You're Drunk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Young Offender

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

Your Funny Uncle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

The Tour Setlists

Note: Songs that the Pet Shop Boys performed at every date of the tour are listed in ordinary black text, whereas songs that they performed at only some dates of the tour appear in red text. The songs that were performed at every date are listed in the order in which they were most often performed in the show, but the songs performed at only some dates are listed in order only if I know it. If the order changed frequently or if I simply don't know the order, those songs are grouped together at the end. Please note that setlist orders do change, so the following lists and orders should certainly not be taken as "absolute." This is especially true for the Uni/Release Tour, where the order of the songs changed significantly between the two legs of the tour.

*"Together" was performed at the Boys' December 8, 2010 charity performance at London's Hammersmith Apollo, which employed the Pandemonium Tour's stage show. It was also included in the Boys' opening set for Take That's 2011 reunion tour, which was otherwise just a subset of the Pandemonium Tour's setlist. For these reasons, I've included "Together" in the Pandemonium Tour's setlist "with an asterisk."

1989 MCMLXXXIX Tour

1991 Performance Tour

1994 DiscoVery Tour

1997 Somewhere Shows

1999 Nightlife Tour

2000 Summer Tour

2002 Uni/Release Tour

2004 Summer/Fall Shows

2006 Fundamental Tour

*On the German and French dates of the tour, Neil respectively sang "We're the Pet Shop Boys" in German as "Wir Sind Die Pet Shop Boys" and in French as "Nous sommes les Pet Shop Boys."

2009-10 Pandemonium Tour

The setlist for this show is complicated by the fact that it includes several medleys, mashups, and brief "allusions" to other songs. Because of the long break between the 2009 and 2010 legs of the tour, I would have been tempted to divide them into two separate tours, calling the latter the "2010 Summer Festival Tour," or something like that. But the format, stage design, and setlists for the two legs were virtually identical, so I'm listing them here as parts of the same tour. Also, since the Boys' opening-act stint as the "special guests" on Take That's 2011 reunion tour was an abbreviated set of "highlights" from the Pandemonium Tour (with the addition of "Together"), I'm not listing it separately here, either.

2013 Electric Tour

If a song wasn't performed in the initial, highly preliminary advance show in Veracruz, Mexico on March 22, 2013, I'm not indicating it in red below. But if it was performed there but not on subsequent dates, it does appear in red—that one song being "Go West."