Pet Shop Boys


The most interesting aspect of Swedish House Mafia’s massive 2012 club hit “Don’t You Worry Child” was the tune’s emotionally and spiritually uplifting trajectory, which might have even resembled gospel with the help of enough illicit substances. There’s a direct lineage there which leads back to this long-running British duo, who have likewise been finding ways to over-emote within the context of electronic synth-pop ever since the 1984 release of “West End Girls” and up through this summer’s new album Electric.

Mon., Sept. 16, 8 p.m.; Tue., Sept. 17, 8 p.m., 2013