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Actually
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LP by Pet Shop Boys
Released September 7, 1987
Recorded 1987 (?)
Genre Synthpop
Length 48 min 14 sec
Record label Parlophone
Producer Pet Shop Boys
Professional reviews
Pet Shop Boys Chronology
Disco
(1986)
Actually
(1987)
Introspective
(1988)


Actually is the third album, the second of entirely new music, by the UK electronic music group Pet Shop Boys. It was first released in 1987.

Actually is not much different from Pet Shop Boys' first album, Please in terms of musical style, but the production quality is noticeably better. Popular singles from Actually include "It's a Sin" and "What Have I Done to Deserve This?", a duet with fellow Parlophone artist Dusty Springfield.

Actually was rereleased in 2001 (as were most of the group's albums up to that point) as Actually/Further Listening 1987-1988. The rereleased version was not only digitally remastered but came with a second disc of B-sides and previously unreleased material from around the time of the album's original release.

Tracklisting

  1. One More Chance
  2. What Have I Done To Deserve This?
  3. Shopping
  4. Rent
  5. Hit Music
  6. It Couldn't Happen Here
  7. It's A Sin
  8. I Want To Wake Up
  9. Heart
  10. King's Cross
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