Axis (song)

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"Axis"
Single by Pet Shop Boys
from the album Electric
B-side Boys Noize Remix
Released 1 May 2013
Genre EDM[1]
Length 5:32 (album/single version)
3:50 (video version)
Label x2
Writer(s) Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
Producer(s) Stuart Price
Pet Shop Boys singles chronology
"Memory of the Future"
(2012)
"Axis"
(2013)
"Vocal"
(2013)

"Axis" is the first track from the Pet Shop Boys album Electric, released as a promotional single on 1 May 2013.

Background[edit]

"Axis" was written during the writing process for the duo's previous album Elysium.[2] The song was produced by Stuart Price.

Live performances[edit]

It is being performed as the first and opening track on the Electric tour in a slightly shorter and more up-tempo version.

Release formats[edit]

The single has been released as a digital download and as a 12" vinyl single (released 15 July 2013).[3] The Boys Noize Remix was also released as a digital download.

There are different versions of the song: the original album version, the shorter (and slightly remixed) video version, the edited live version and two Boys Noize remixes.

Digital download (released 1 May 2013)
No. Title Length
1. "Axis"   5:32
12" vinyl single (released 15 July 2013)[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Axis"   5:32
2. "Axis" (Boys Noize Remix) 4:11

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 196

References[edit]

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