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24 July 2009

Number one

Number one

“Love etc.” has moved up to 1 from number 2 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart in the USA. This is Pet Shop Boys’ ninth Billboard Dance number one hit, the first being “West End girls” in 1986. According to Billboard​.biz: “…Pet Shop Boys set the record for the most No. 1s in the history of the Hot Dance Club Songs chart among duos or groups this week as “Love Etc.” becomes the ninth Pet Shop Boys song to hit the top slot.”
The complete list of PSB Billboard dance number ones looks like this:
West End girls — 1986
What have I done to deserve this? — 1988
Can you forgive her? — 1993
Go West — 1993
Before — 1996
To step aside — 1997
New York City boy — 1999
Break 4 Love — 2001
Love etc. — 2009

Pet Text
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Online magazine The Quietus has just published a new interview with Neil and Chris as well as a piece about “West End girls” 40 years on. Links below. 


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