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One Hundred Lyrics Spotify Playlist
11 November 2018

Faber & Faber have made a Spotify playlist of the songs in Neil's book 'One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem'. Listen at the link below.

1 November 2018
Neil's book 'One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem' is out today from all good bookshops, price £14.99. Links below.

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One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem is out now
31 October 2018
Neil’s book, “One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem”, is published in the UK tomorrow and should be available in all good bookshops as well as online stores. We have 20 copies of the signed limited edition for sale now at the store on this site. The rest of the edition is sold out. Link below. UPDATE: These 20 copies have now sold.

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One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem
19 October 2018
To mark the forthcoming publication of his book 'One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem', Neil will be in conversation with writer Michael Bracewell on Monday night at a special event at EartH in Hackney. The event is sold out but The Quietus will be exclusively live-streaming it from their Facebook page at 20:00 that night. Link below.

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Stream Neil's book launch event


New release

‘Behaviour’ was Pet Shop Boys’ fourth studio album, recorded largely in Munich, Germany at co-producer Harold Faltermeyer’s studio.

Behaviour/Further listening: 1990-1991 (2018 remastered)

On This Day


Disco is released.


Behaviour debuts on the U.S. album chart.


Neil records the lead vocals for 'I Don't Know What You Want But I Can't Give It Any More.'


'Miracles' is released as a single. On the same day, Neil and Chris take part in a live BBC Radio 2 webchat, during which they briefly talk about this website.


Working with Pete Gleadall, Neil re-records his brief vocal part for 'Joseph, Better You Than Me.' He and Chris also work some more on their ballet, which they will continue to do for the next several days.


The Boys appear on the U.K. morning TV show Daybreak.

When you're alone
there's no one around
Gotta get yourself out
Away from home
people know how to party

A permanent frown
won't get you a lover
Gotta get yourself out
Way downtown
people know how to party

Nightlife, babe, it's always the same
Living the life every night

Did you see me coming?

Pet Texts

Neil, Marc and Stan Lee
Pet Text
16 November 2018

Read at the link below about Neil’s pre-PSB stint at Marvel Comics, meeting rock star Marc Bolan and the late Stan Lee.

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The Quietus
Pet Text
13 November 2018

Thirty years after its original release, The Quietus online magazine examines “Introspective”. Link below.

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The Thing
Pet Text
2 November 2018

“The Thing” is a new series of eight short films from Frieze magazine in which various artists each choose a single object of significance and discuss what makes it special

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Pet Text
29 October 2018

I’ve signed a lot of books today! It’s available in bookshops (in the UK) from Thursday. Neil x (Links below to shops which have ordered some signed books.)

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@FaberBooks have made a Spotify playlist of the songs in Neil's book 'One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem'. Listen at the link in the bio section.


Inner Sanctum: Royal Opera House