Holly Woodlawn

Very sad to hear that the irrepressible Warhol “superstar”, Holly Woodlawn, has died. I remember going in 1973 to see the Paul Morrissey/Andy Warhol film, “Trash”, in which she starred and experiencing a different world, an outrageous humour and the proof that one could invent oneself. Lou Reed had already immortalised her in “Walk On The Wild Side”… "Holly came from Miami F-L-A, Hitchhiked her way across the U.S.A., Plucked her eyebrows on the way, Shaved her legs and then he was a she." It was a thrill a few years ago to meet Holly in London. A legend. Neil x

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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