Worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/29/opinion/29tue1.html?_r=1
Pet Texts Archive: December 2009
Neil's Christmas choice ("Things fall apart" was actually on Ze Records): http://j.mp/7buiD9
Pet Shop Boys are number 6 in Billboard's Dance/Club Play Artists of 2009: http://tinyurl.com/y8fvamj
Really sorry that the weather is stopping some people coming tonight.
"The ravishing pop spectacle of the year": http://j.mp/5CusH1
London O2 tonight is being filmed and recorded for DVD release and CD live album.
Listen to us on BBC Radio 6 tonight at 8 pm with Dave Pearce playing dance music that has influenced us. http://j.mp/7dWKVv
Bad Lieutenant are on at 7.40 tonight. We're on at 9. Just had Christmas dinner backstage.
Amazon's Top 10 Dance & Electronic Songs of 2009: http://tiny.cc/2d76W
It doesn't often snow at Christmas (but sometimes it does).
Bad Lieutenant playing "Bizarre Love Triangle" in Birmingham right now.
Virgin trains. London to Glasgow very good. Glasgow to Birmingham terrible.
Thanks to everyone in Glasgow for making tonight so special. XX
Busy night at Glasgow SECC: Unicorn Kid at 7, Bad Lieutenant at 7.45, PSB at 9.
In Italy "Christmas" is number 11 on iTunes albums chart but in Germany only number 49 (and we've just toured there)…
And "Christmas" EP is number 5 in iTunes Spain album chart! http://itunes.apple.com/es/album/pet-shop-boys-christmas-ep/id340732547
"Christmas" EP currently number 21 in iTunes UK albums chart! http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/pet-shop-boys-christmas-ep/id340732547
At Absolute Radio now. On live with Geoff Lloyd at about 5.10. Just been offered mulled wine.
Just in case you don't know. We're on the Alan Titchmarsh Show in a few minutes. Two songs and an interview.
Just recorded an interview with Steve Wright for broadcast on his show tomorrow afternoon on Radio 2.
Louis and his mum and the bookmark at Absolute Radio.
Bing. (Altogether now: "BING CROSBY! Are you listening to me?")
"It doesn't often snow at Christmas" has entered the UK midweek singles chart at number 22.
And performing two songs on the Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV1 at 3 pm!
Tomorrow afternoon we'll be on Steve Wright's Radio 2 show and Geoff Lloyd's Absolute Radio drivetime show.
Christmas EP released in Canada, USA, Mexico and Spain today.
Thanks to Lionel and Nicolas for this generous gift. Should see us to Glasgow.
We've never said the X Factor show is turgid – it's not – but the choice of music on it is! http://j.mp/7YCdYx
Christmas EP is now released all over the world (except North America and Spain which release tomorrow).
Review of last night's Münster concert. (Great audience btw.) http://j.mp/8QICYD
Tut! Tut! https://twitter.com/mrperou/status/6601231262
The "Christmas" EP is today released for digital download in several European countries, including Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Hamburg review (check out the photo caption): http://tinyurl.com/ybsjohu
To be fair: "YouTube has been doing some upgrading today so it took a while to go through – there’s a massive queue apparently."
At last! The AOTW live video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pBcBr8HaHs
Still waiting for EMI to upload the new "All over the world" live video…
Christmas on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=174935017964&ref=ts
"The Gerhard Richter hanging on your wall" – Hamburg Kunsthalle.
We have just been told by EMI that the "All over the world" video cannot be uploaded until tomorrow.
Last night in Copenhagen: http://gaffa.dk/Galleries/gallery/2876#6
Fighting fascism (sorry it's a bit political): http://j.mp/5cgJkI
New live video for "All over the world" will be on official site, You Tube etc later today. http://j.mp/77VbXD
Our German promoter has changed the venue in Magdeburg from the Stadthalle to the Börderlandhalle because of difficulties with the load-in.
Early show tonight in Rostock. Das Gezeichnete Ich on at 6. Then us at 7.
Actually Bad Lieutenant are on at 7.40. PSBs at 9.
Looking forward to seeing Bad Lieutenant playing before us in Berlin tonight.
Haircuts and then next door for lunch in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
"Yes" has been nominated for a Grammy award in the USA in the Best Dance/Electronic album category.
"It doesn't often snow at Christmas" will get its first official radio play this Friday morning on the Ken Bruce show on BBC Radio 2.
Pretty good bill! http://www.myspace.com/unicornkid