Pet Texts Archive: December 2009

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29 December 2009

Worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/29/opinion/29tue1.html?_r=1

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27 December 2009

The Independent is puzzled: http://j.mp/90k2uH

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27 December 2009

#iranelection http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/8431523.stm

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26 December 2009

Person of the year: http://j.mp/6gaiEe

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24 December 2009

Neil's Christmas choice ("Things fall apart" was actually on Ze Records): http://j.mp/7buiD9

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23 December 2009

Pet Shop Boys are number 6 in Billboard's Dance/Club Play Artists of 2009: http://tinyurl.com/y8fvamj

Backstage in Manchester on Sunday.
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23 December 2009

Backstage in Manchester on Sunday.

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21 December 2009

Really sorry that the weather is stopping some people coming tonight.

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21 December 2009

"The ravishing pop spectacle of the year": http://j.mp/5CusH1

London O2 tonight is being filmed and recorded for DVD release and CD live album.
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21 December 2009

London O2 tonight is being filmed and recorded for DVD release and CD live album.

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20 December 2009

Listen to us on BBC Radio 6 tonight at 8 pm with Dave Pearce playing dance music that has influenced us. http://j.mp/7dWKVv

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20 December 2009

Bad Lieutenant are on at 7.40 tonight. We're on at 9. Just had Christmas dinner backstage.

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20 December 2009

Amazon's Top 10 Dance & Electronic Songs of 2009:  http://tiny.cc/2d76W

It doesn't often snow at Christmas (but sometimes it does).
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20 December 2009

It doesn't often snow at Christmas (but sometimes it does).

A night out in Manchester.
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20 December 2009

A night out in Manchester.

An astonishing book.
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19 December 2009

An astonishing book.

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18 December 2009

"Love will tear us apart"!

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18 December 2009

Bad Lieutenant playing "Bizarre Love Triangle" in Birmingham right now.

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18 December 2009

Virgin trains. London to Glasgow very good. Glasgow to Birmingham terrible.

Cumbria. On the road to Birmingham.
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18 December 2009

Cumbria. On the road to Birmingham.

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17 December 2009

Thanks to everyone in Glasgow for making tonight so special. XX

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17 December 2009

Busy night at Glasgow SECC: Unicorn Kid at 7, Bad Lieutenant at 7.45, PSB at 9.

On the way to Glasgow.
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17 December 2009

On the way to Glasgow.

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16 December 2009

Frankfurt review: http://j.mp/5NYIiz

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16 December 2009

In Italy "Christmas" is number 11 on iTunes albums chart but in Germany only number 49 (and we've just toured there)…

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16 December 2009

And "Christmas" EP is number 5 in iTunes Spain album chart! http://itunes.apple.com/es/album/pet-shop-boys-christmas-ep/id340732547

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16 December 2009

"Christmas" EP currently number 21 in iTunes UK albums chart! http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/pet-shop-boys-christmas-ep/id340732547

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16 December 2009

At Absolute Radio now. On live with Geoff Lloyd at about 5.10. Just been offered mulled wine.

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16 December 2009

Just in case you don't know. We're on the Alan Titchmarsh Show in a few minutes. Two songs and an interview.

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16 December 2009

Now off to Alan Titchmarsh TV show.

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16 December 2009

Just recorded an interview with Steve Wright for broadcast on his show tomorrow afternoon on Radio 2.

Louis and his mum and the bookmark at Absolute Radio.
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16 December 2009

Louis and his mum and the bookmark at Absolute Radio.

Geoff and Joel at Absolute Radio.
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16 December 2009

Geoff and Joel at Absolute Radio.

On our way to the UK.
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16 December 2009

On our way to the UK.

Bing. (Altogether now:
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16 December 2009

Bing. (Altogether now: "BING CROSBY! Are you listening to me?")

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15 December 2009

"It doesn't often snow at Christmas" has entered the UK midweek singles chart at number 22.

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15 December 2009

And performing two songs on the Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV1 at 3 pm!

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15 December 2009

Tomorrow afternoon we'll be on Steve Wright's Radio 2 show and Geoff Lloyd's Absolute Radio drivetime show.

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15 December 2009

Christmas EP released in Canada, USA, Mexico and Spain today.

Thanks to Lionel and Nicolas for this generous gift. Should see us to Glasgow.
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15 December 2009

Thanks to Lionel and Nicolas for this generous gift. Should see us to Glasgow.

Lovely day in Antwerp.
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15 December 2009

Lovely day in Antwerp.

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14 December 2009

We've never said the X Factor show is turgid – it's not – but the choice of music on it is! http://j.mp/7YCdYx

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14 December 2009

Christmas EP is now released all over the world (except North America and Spain which release tomorrow).

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14 December 2009

Courage: http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/2009/12/nothing-is-more-poignant.html

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13 December 2009

Review of last night's Münster concert. (Great audience btw.) http://j.mp/8QICYD

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13 December 2009

Christmas EP available on UK iTunes from today.

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13 December 2009

The latest EMI news: http://j.mp/5F9D52

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12 December 2009

Tut! Tut! https://twitter.com/mrperou/status/6601231262

Münster this afternoon.
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12 December 2009

Münster this afternoon.

http://www.windowsmedia.com/MediaGuide/US/Music/DanceandDJ
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12 December 2009

http://www.windowsmedia.com/MediaGuide/US/Music/DanceandDJ

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11 December 2009

The "Christmas" EP is today released for digital download in several European countries, including Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland.

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11 December 2009

Hamburg review (check out the photo caption): http://tinyurl.com/ybsjohu

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10 December 2009

To be fair: "YouTube has been doing some upgrading today so it took a while to go through – there’s a massive queue apparently."

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10 December 2009

At last! The AOTW live video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pBcBr8HaHs

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10 December 2009

Still waiting for EMI to upload the new "All over the world" live video…

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10 December 2009

Christmas on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=174935017964&ref=ts

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10 December 2009

"The Gerhard Richter hanging on your wall" – Hamburg Kunsthalle.

Day off in Hamburg.
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10 December 2009

Day off in Hamburg.

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9 December 2009

We have just been told by EMI that the "All over the world" video cannot be uploaded until tomorrow.

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9 December 2009

Alternative Christmas songs:  http://j.mp/93jViJ

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9 December 2009

Last night in Copenhagen:  http://gaffa.dk/Galleries/gallery/2876#6

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9 December 2009

Fighting fascism (sorry it's a bit political): http://j.mp/5cgJkI

From Heat magazine's round-up of 2009...
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9 December 2009

From Heat magazine's round-up of 2009…

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9 December 2009

New live video for "All over the world" will be on official site, You Tube etc later today. http://j.mp/77VbXD

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9 December 2009

http://j.mp/4oMY7P

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8 December 2009

Our German promoter has changed the venue in Magdeburg from the Stadthalle to the Börderlandhalle because of difficulties with the load-in.

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8 December 2009

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcmusic/2009/12/christmas_albums_day_2_the_pet.html

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8 December 2009

http://www.theinsoundfromwayout.com/2009/12/pet-shop-boys-xmas/

Denmark ahoy!
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7 December 2009

Denmark ahoy!

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6 December 2009

Early show tonight in Rostock. Das Gezeichnete Ich on at 6. Then us at 7.

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5 December 2009

Actually Bad Lieutenant are on at 7.40. PSBs at 9.

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5 December 2009

Looking forward to seeing Bad Lieutenant playing before us in Berlin tonight.

Watching Bad Lieutennant.
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5 December 2009

Watching Bad Lieutennant.

Haircuts and then next door for lunch in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
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5 December 2009

Haircuts and then next door for lunch in Kreuzberg, Berlin.

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5 December 2009

http://www.list.co.uk/article/22473-pet-shop-boys/

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5 December 2009

http://www.sacurrent.com/blog/default.asp?perm=70052

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3 December 2009

"Yes" has been nominated for a Grammy award in the USA in the Best Dance/Electronic album category.

Prague tonight.
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3 December 2009

Prague tonight.

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3 December 2009

http://j.mp/6hemR2

Cassettes for sale!
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3 December 2009

Cassettes for sale!

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2 December 2009

"It doesn't often snow at Christmas" will get its first official radio play this Friday morning on the Ken Bruce show on BBC Radio 2.

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1 December 2009

On stage at 7.30 tonight.

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1 December 2009

http://www.youtube.com/petshopboys#p/c/CC5459DB602B6963

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1 December 2009

Pretty good bill! http://www.myspace.com/unicornkid

Sightseeing.
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1 December 2009

Sightseeing.