[Introspective] Brits accolade for Pet Shop Boys

Lidia lidiapsb at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 3 04:21:19 PST 2008

great news :D

congratulations neil and chris :-P


> Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 10:54:54 +0000
> From: aeonflow at gmail.com
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> Subject: [Introspective] Brits accolade for Pet Shop Boys
> Brits accolade for Pet Shop Boys
> Pioneering dance duo the Pet Shop Boys will be presented with an
> outstanding contribution to music award at next year's Brits, it has
> been announced.
> Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, known for such hits as West End Girls and
> It's a Sin, will collect their honour at Earls Court in London on 18
> February.
> Ged Doherty, the chairman of the Brits committee, called them "one of
> the most influential groups of the modern era."
> Previous recipients include U2, David Bowie, the Eurythmics and Sting.
> Last year's award went to former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney.
> 'Fantastic'
> With 54-year-old Tennant on lead vocals and Lowe, 49, on keyboards, the
> Pet Shop Boys have had four number one singles and 22 Top 10 hits.
> Their first number one, West End Girls, topped charts all over the world
> in 1986 and won them the Brit Award for best British single.
> Their second Brit came in 1998 when they picked up the Best British
> Group award.
> "Since their first Brit Award over 20 years ago, Neil and Chris have
> produced a fantastic body of work with songs that truly were the
> soundtrack to a whole generation's lives," said Doherty.
> The nominations for the 2009 awards will be announced on 20 January.
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