Neil Francis Tennant is born on July 10th in North Shields, Northumberland.
On This Day
Session bass player Steve Walters joins the Boys in the studio and records bass parts for 'Birthday Boy' and 'Home and Dry,' although his playing on the latter isn't used in the final version.
Neil and Chris attend sessions at London's famous Abbey Road studios, where string and horn parts are recorded for two of the tracks on their next album, Yes (although the title hasn't yet been decided on at this time). Afterward they travel by taxi to Soho for a meeting related to their ballet plans.
The Pet Shop Boys appear in concert at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto.