Memory of the Future

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"Memory Of The Future"
Single by Pet Shop Boys
from the album Elysium
B-side "Listening", "One Night", "Inside"
Released 31 December 2012 (2012-12-31)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Synthpop
Length 4:31 (album version)
3:36 (Stuart Price single mix)
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
Producer(s) Andrew Dawson, Pet Shop Boys, Stuart Price (additional production for the single mix)
Pet Shop Boys singles chronology
"Memory Of The Future"

"Memory Of The Future" is a song by English electronic music duo Pet Shop Boys from their eleventh studio album, Elysium. It was released as the album's third and final single on 31 December 2012.[1]

It charted in Germany[2] and the UK.[3]

The single version, remixed by Stuart Price, is notably different from the album version. Apart from the differences in the arrangements, the single version is approximately a minute shorter than the album version and has a slightly faster tempo.
The single was promoted with a lyric video.[4]

Track listing[edit]

CD Single / Digital Download[5]
No. Title Length
1. "Memory Of The Future" (New single mix) 3:36
2. "Listening"   4:19
3. "One Night"   4:06
4. "Inside"   2:54
Memory Of The Future - Remixed[6]
No. Title Length
1. "Memory Of The Future" (Stuart Price Extended Mix) 5:23
2. "Memory Of The Future" (Ulrich Schnauss Remix) 4:37
3. "Memory Of The Future" (DJ Waldo Squash Remix) 4:00
4. "Memory Of The Future" (Digital Dog Club Remix) 6:19
5. "Memory Of The Future" (Digital Dog Dub) 5:35


Chart (2012) Peak
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 68
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 111


  1. ^ "Memory Of The Future single". Pet Shop Boys Partnership. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Memory Of The Future on acharts". acharts. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Pet Shop Boys discography#Singles
  4. ^ "Memory Of The Future lyric video". YouTube. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Memory of the Future single". Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Memory of the Future Remixed single". Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  7. ^ " – Pet Shop Boys Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  8. ^ "Pet Shop Boys: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company.