Pet Texts Archive: May 2007

Message from Chris
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31 May 2007

Couldn't find the hotel so we got a couple of rickshaws. This is Neil with Pete Gleadall somewhere in Copenhagen.

Message from Neil
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30 May 2007

Just got the train down from London to Brighton for our show here tonight. Went to see Rufus Wainwright in concert last night at The Old Vic theatre which was very entertaining

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30 May 2007

Hi. Apparently we've had several fans asking what time we go on stage. In British shows, we'll normally be on between 8 and 8.15 pm. So now you know… N x

Message from Chris
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29 May 2007

Brighton beach at night.

Message from Neil
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29 May 2007

View from hotel, Salford.

Message from Neil
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29 May 2007

Dressing room at the Manchester Apollo.

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29 May 2007

After Wolverhampton, we thought that an audience couldn't get any louder. But the Manchester audience response measured 112 decibels making them now the loudest audience of the tour! Neil x

Message from Chris
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27 May 2007

At the Blackpool v. Yeovil playoff at Wembley.

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27 May 2007

Our sound engineer, Colin, who mixes our live sound, always measures the level of the reaction from the audience

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Message from Neil
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25 May 2007

Walking to our soundcheck at the Sage across the Tyne on the Millennium Bridge.

Message from Chris
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23 May 2007

Where's the onion?

Message from Chris
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23 May 2007

A beautiful morning in Amsterdam. View from room.

Message from Neil
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23 May 2007

Window in Foyle's, Charing Cross Road, London.

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22 May 2007

We're in a very busy phase of the tour. Stuttgart on Sunday, Paris last night, Amsterdam tonight. Then the British tour starts in Newcastle-Gateshead on Thursday

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Message from Neil
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21 May 2007

Chris's dressing room in Stuttgart.

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19 May 2007

We arrived in Stuttgart just as their football team was winning the Cup. They've been celebrating ever since.

Message from Neil
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17 May 2007

A big cube in Hamburg. It's a tribute to the Soviet artist Malevich.

Message from Neil
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15 May 2007

Trans-Europe Express: changing trains at Fulda for Munich.

Message from Chris
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14 May 2007

Waiting for the train in Wolfsburg.

Message from Chris
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14 May 2007

Back at the hotel in München.

Message from Neil
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14 May 2007

The theatre at Autostadt (part of the VW factory).

Message from Chris
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13 May 2007

Tonight's venue.

Message from Chris
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13 May 2007

Inside.

Message from Chris
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13 May 2007

Zaha Hadid building. Wolfsburg.

Message from Neil
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13 May 2007

There's a building here by Zaha Hadid (who designed our Nightlife tour set).

Message from Neil
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13 May 2007

Autostadt, Wolfsburg, where Volkswagen cars are made. We're playing here tonight.

Message from Neil
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12 May 2007

Wolfgang Flur, one of the original members of Kraftwerk, came to our show in Dusseldorf last night.

Message from Chris
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11 May 2007

My dressing room. Düsseldorf.

Message from Neil
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11 May 2007

Just had a haircut!

Message from Neil
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11 May 2007

We've had asparagus every day since we arrived in Germany. It's the "spargel" season.

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11 May 2007

The UK government still hasn't given up on ID cards…Click on the link for the latest horror.

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Message from Neil
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9 May 2007

Apparently someone has thrown her "Pet Shop Boys CD collection into the Baltic Sea". The quote from me is accurate.

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Message from Neil
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9 May 2007

Greetings from Chemnitz! (It was called Karl-Marx-Stadt under the DDR. Hence the postcard.) Always interesting to see how former Communist places have changed. Nice audience tonight. x

Message from Neil
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8 May 2007

We had a great day in Berlin yesterday with both the book-signing and the concert

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Message from Chris
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7 May 2007

40 minutes to showtime. Thanks to everyone who came to the booksigning.

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7 May 2007

Das Brandenburger Tor.

Message from Chris
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7 May 2007

Sunday afternoon in Berlin.

Message from Neil
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6 May 2007

It's a lovely morning in Berlin and we have the day off! Arrived here yesterday evening and had dinner with Rufus Wainwright who happened to be be in town. Neil x

Message from Neil
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6 May 2007

Ivan (a.k.a. Swan), one of our dancers, has nipped back to London to perform with his dance company Birdgang at Sadlers Wells theatre tonight.

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Message from Neil
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5 May 2007

Border control from Latvia into Lithuania is painfully slow. It took us two and a half hours to get through. Consequently, the start of the show was delayed.

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4 May 2007

Two and a half hours to cross the border into Lithuania! There won't be a soundcheck today.

Message from Neil
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4 May 2007

Border control from Latvia into Lithuania is painfully slow!

Message from Neil
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2 May 2007

This is the Russian war memorial statue, now in a military cemetery in Tallinn, which was moved from the city centre, provoking the recent troubles in Tallinn.

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