April 1984

The first version of 'West End girls' is released. It is a club hit in Los Angeles and San Francisco and a small hit in France and Belgium.

April 1984

October 1984

They make their first ever stage appearance at the Fridge Nightclub in Brixton, singing and playing over tapes.

On This Day


Blur's single 'To the End,' featuring the Pet Shop Boys' remix of 'Girls & Boys,' hits #16 on the U.K. charts.


The Pet Shop Boys perform live on U.K. Channel 4's T4 On The Beach.


They perform at the Apollo in Manchester.


Continuing their role as Take That's 'special guests,' they open the show this evening in Dublin.


They perform a sold-out show at London's O2 Arena. Rapper Example makes a surprise live guest appearance to perform his rap in the Boys' new song 'Thursday.'

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