Pet Texts Archive: May 2011

The tent
Pet Text
30 May 2011

If anyone is wondering why Chris is playing keyboards standing in a tent, it's to keep any rain off his keyboard rig

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Sunderland
Pet Text
28 May 2011

This was the view from our dressing room at Sunderland Stadium of Light yesterday about an hour before we went on stage on our first night as special guests of Take That

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The Quietus
Pet Text
21 May 2011

It's 25 years since "Please" was released and there's a thoughtful piece about it in the online journal, The Quietus. Link below.

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Огни большого города
Pet Text
16 May 2011

A Russian singer called Mitya Fomin has released a record called "Paninaro 2011 (Огни большого города)" based on "Paninaro '95"

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Arvo Pärt
Pet Text
13 May 2011

It was a great honour to present the "Composer of the Year" award last night to the inspirational Estonian composer Arvo Pärt at the Classic Brit Awards in the Royal Albert Hall, London

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Dusty
Pet Text
9 May 2011

Great to see a plaque commemorating Dusty Springfield has been unveiled at the house in Kensington where she lived from 1968-1972 before moving to the USA. Neil

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The Word podcast
Pet Text
6 May 2011

Yesterday I recorded a podcast for "The Word" magazine with my old "Smash Hits" colleagues, David Hepworth and Mark Ellen

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Referendum
Pet Text
5 May 2011

Just voted in the referendum on the voting system. Didn't make my mind up until the last minute… Neil x