1976-1978

Chris plays trombone in a seven-piece dance band wittily named One Under The Eight, who perform old-time popular favourites like "Hello Dolly", "La Bamba", and "Moon River".

On This Day

1999

The Pet Shop Boys are the focus of a feature story and interview in the latest issue (dated today) of the U.K. magazine Flipside.

2006

'Minimal' is released as a single.

2007

The live Cubism DVD is released in the United States, two months after it had been released in the U.K. and various other countries.

2010

The Boys perform at Nottingham's Splendour Festival.

2011

Let's hope they didn't develop writer's cramp: Neil and Chris sign 500 prints for the very limited special vinyl edition of The Most Incredible Thing.

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