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


Liza Minnelli finishes recording her vocals for Results.


'Before' is released as a single.


Chris and Neil begin recording 'The Only One.'


The Boys have their first meeting with Brian Higgins of Xenomania. They're considering asking him to produce their next album.


The Pet Shop Boys take part in shooting the video for their upcoming single 'Did You See Me Coming?'


Tonight's preview show (which is sold out) at London's Union Theatre is the first performance in that city in 14 years of the PSB/Jonathan Harvey stage musical Closer To Heaven.

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