Pet Shop Boys album ‘Electric’ vinyl sold for $2,243 on Discogs
The world of vinyl records continues to thrive, with collectors and enthusiasts seeking rare gems to add to their collections. One such prized possession is the Pet Shop Boys’ album “Electric.” Recently, a vinyl copy of this iconic album fetched an astonishing price of $2,243 on Discogs, a popular online marketplace for music enthusiasts. This remarkable sale serves as a testament to the enduring appeal and value of the Pet Shop Boys’ music, as well as the growing interest in vinyl as a medium for music consumption.
“Electric,” the twelfth studio album by the Pet Shop Boys, is a remarkable achievement in the duo’s discography. Released in 2013, the album garnered critical acclaim and made a significant impact on both the electronic music scene and the charts. With its infectious blend of pulsating beats, soaring melodies, and clever lyrical content, “Electric” showcases the Pet Shop Boys’ musical prowess and ability to reinvent themselves while staying true to their unique sound.
The album achieved commercial success, reaching the top ten in several countries and becoming their highest-charting album in the UK since the 1990s. It spawned several hit singles, including “Vocal” and “Love Is a Bourgeois Construct,” which further solidified the Pet Shop Boys’ position as one of the most influential electronic music acts of all time. “Electric” not only received critical acclaim but also earned the duo accolades, including a Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronic Al
bum. The album’s bold and vibrant sound, coupled with its exploration of themes like love, identity, and social commentary, resonated with audiences and established “Electric” as a standout release in the Pet Shop Boys’ extensive and illustrious career.
Vinyl records have experienced a remarkable resurgence in recent years, appealing to both nostalgic listeners and new generations discovering the medium’s unique charm. The tactile experience of handling vinyl, the distinctive warmth of analog sound, and the larger artwork formats contribute to vinyl’s enduring allure. Collectors value vinyl records not only for their sonic qualities but also as cultural artifacts and tangible pieces of music history.
Relive the album below:
Image Credit: Press