1970-1971

Neil plays in a group in Newcastle called Dust: Their most popular song is a preposterous affair he has written called "Can you hear the dawn break?". They are heavily influenced by The Incredible String Band. "We were convinced we would become terribly famous. It was a very kind of stoned seventies but we used to think it was absolutely brilliant at the time".

On This Day

2000

The Pet Shop Boys announce that they will donate their performance fees from the preceding summer's Roskilde Festival to charity, including efforts to improve public safety at music festivals.

2009

The Boys perform in Birmingham, U.K.

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