Thursday (Pet Shop Boys song)

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"Thursday"
Pet Shop Boys Thursday.jpg
Single by Pet Shop Boys featuring Example
from the album Electric
B-side"No More Ballads", "Odd Man Out"
Released4 November 2013
Format12", CD single, digital download
GenrePop[1][2]
Length5:02 (album version)
3:56 (radio edit)
3:32 (no rap radio edit)
Labelx2
Songwriter(s)Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Elliot Gleave
Producer(s)Stuart Price
Pet Shop Boys singles chronology
"Love Is a Bourgeois Construct"
(2013)
"Thursday"
(2013)
"Fluorescent"
(2014)
Example singles chronology
"All the Wrong Places"
(2013)
"Thursday"
(2013)
"Kids Again"
(2014)
Music video
"Thursday" (audio) on YouTube

"Thursday" is the fourth single from the Pet Shop Boys album Electric, released on 4 November 2013 digitally, on CD and on vinyl in December. It features a verse from British singer/rapper Example. The song reached number 61 on the UK Singles Chart and is the highest-charting single from the album.

The song was played over the end credits of an episode of Looking.

Live performances[edit]

It was performed on the Electric Tour with Example's section projected on a big screen behind the band.[3]

Release formats[edit]

The single was released on both digital and physical formats, featuring mixes by Tensnake and Eddie Amador as well as two previously unreleased B-sides called "No More Ballads" and "Odd Man Out".

CD / Digital bundle 1[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Thursday" (radio edit)3:56
2."No More Ballads"3:44
3."Odd Man Out"3:46
4."Thursday" (Tensnake remix)5:58
12-inch vinyl
No.TitleLength
1."Thursday" (Album mix)5:02
2."Thursday" (Eddie Amador main remix)6:46
3."Thursday" (Tensnake remix)5:59

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 61
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 61
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[7] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.idolator.com/7468805/pet-shop-boys-example-thursday-video-electric
  2. ^ http://www.musicomh.com/reviews/albums/pet-shop-boys-electric
  3. ^ "PET SHOP BOYS LIVE ARGENTINA 2013 TN - THURSDAY". YouTube. Retrieved 1 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Pet Shop Boys — News — Thursday video and single". Petshopboys.co.uk. Retrieved 1 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Pet Shop Boys feat. Example – Thursday" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  7. ^ "Pet Shop Boys Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 29 December 2013.