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

2001

The Boys are in Neil's home studio, where they resume work on an old track that will ultimately evolve into 'The Night I Fell in Love.'

2010

The Pet Shop Boys are among the artists who have donated items for an online charity auction to raise money for the victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti ten days before. Chris and Neil have donated a copy of their highly collectible (and very expensive) special 11-disc vinyl edition of Yes.

2011

The Pet Shop Boys make a surprise appearance performing at the Prada 'Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Show and Special Event' at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.

2013

They're spending much of the month planning and working on their upcoming Electric Tour. Today they develop a new version of their old song 'I Get Excited (You Get Excited Too)' for the show.

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