Tom Watkins

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. He was a genuine larger-than-life personality – his company was called Massive Management – and we learned a lot together about the music business and had many good times. After Tom ceased to be our manager, I remained his friend for several years but for various reasons long-term friendship with Tom wasn’t possible. However Chris and I will always be grateful for his efforts on our behalf in the early days of our career and we have many memories of fun times with him back then. Today we sent flowers to his funeral with the message: “Thanks for five Massive years”. Neil x

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Nice to receive a copy of the new Spanish translation of “Literally”. Neil x

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As you can tell from my quote on the front cover, I really enjoyed this new book! Neil x

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Wonderful to be back in the Royal Albert Hall yesterday enjoying Simon Rattle and the LSO! Neil x

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Check out four new T-shirts based on classic PSB designs now available from Zara, in-store and online. There’s also a tote bag. Links below.

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Thanks to everyone who sent me cards and messages for my birthday on Saturday. Much appreciated. You're so kind! Love, Neil xx

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It’s Neil’s birthday on Saturday. If you’d like to leave him a message, a fan has kindly set up a birthday guestbook where you can do so. Link below.

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A lovely message to be greeted with at a London Underground station! Neil x

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