A secret history

Jon Savage's new compilation "A Secret History of Second Wave Psychedelia 1988-1993" is released only on vinyl on April 27th on Caroline True Records. Alongside tracks by the Stone Roses, 808 State and Primal Scream, it also features everyone's favourite PSB experimental track, "The sound of the atom splitting". This track was inspired by a line in the Derek Jarman film, "The Last of England", and created during a studio jam session with Chris, Neil, Trevor Horn and Steve Lipson. Full release details at the link below.

14 March 2020

Will PSB tour dates be postponed?


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Keep your distance
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27 March 2020

We all need to practise “social distancing” these days. Link below.

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25 March 2020

Noodling on the piano yesterday. Video links below. Chris x

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23 March 2020

And these are anxious times! What are you listening to? Neil x

Books reviewed
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22 March 2020

The reissues of Chris Heath’s books, “Pet Shop Boys, Literally” and “Pet Shop Boys Versus America” are discussed and reviewed by BBC News. Link below.

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21 March 2020

Self-isolating at home! Like you, I’m trying to stay safe… Neil xxx

Tom Watkins
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10 March 2020

Chris and I were sad to learn that our first manager Tom Watkins has died after being ill for several years. I first met Tom in 1975 and then a decade later he became our manager

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New boy
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9 March 2020

I have a box of cassettes of demos Chris and I made in Camden in the early 80s. This is one from 1984

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Prospect Cottage
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29 February 2020

Visiting Prospect Cottage in Dungeness, Kent, the former home and garden of Derek Jarman. I have many happy memories of visiting Derek here in the late 80s and early 90s

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