Neil's 70th 'announcement'

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#91 Post by Suburban_Boy »

"This vote is not available outside the UK."

Will fire up the VPN at home later :)

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#92 Post by Vintage Youth »

Well you can't say Petheads don't LOVE a list.....

Interesting panel!
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#93 Post by y3potential »

I should have realised it would be a total waste of time as there was no mention on the official site building up to this..
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#94 Post by popfreak »

Your Ultimate Pet Shop Boys Song - Full Shortlist

Absolutely Fabulous
All Over The World
Always On My Mind
Before
Being Boring
Can You Forgive Her?
Dancing Star
Did You See Me Coming?
A Different Point Of View
DJ Culture
Domino Dancing
Dreamland [with Years & Years]
Flamboyant
Go West
Hallo Spaceboy [with David Bowie]
Heart
Home and Dry
How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously?
I Don’t Know What You Want But I Can’t Give It Anymore
I Get Along
I Wouldn’t Normally Do This Kind Of Thing
I’m With Stupid
In Denial [with Kylie Minogue]
In The Night [The Clothes Show theme]
It Doesn’t Often Snow At Christmas
It’s A Sin
It’s Alright
Jealousy
King’s Cross
Leaving
Left To My Own Devices
Liberation
Loneliness
Love Comes Quickly
Love Etc
Love Is A Bourgeois Construct
Minimal
Miracles
Monkey Business
A New Bohemia
New York City Boy
Numb
One More Chance
Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots Of Money)
Paninaro / Paninaro ’95
The Pop Kids
Purple Zone [Soft Cell and Pet Shop Boys]
A Red Letter Day
Rent
Se a vida é (That’s the Way Life Is)
She’s Madonna [with Robbie Williams]
Shopping
Single-Bilingual
So Hard
Somewhere
Suburbia
Vocal
Was It Worth It?
The Way It Used To Be
We All Feel Better In The Dark
We’re The Pet Shop Boys
West End Girls
What Have I Done To Deserve This? [with Dusty Springfield]
Where The Streets Have No Name (I Can’t Take My Eyes Off You)
Yesterday, When I Was Mad
You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You’re Drunk


Our shortlist was comprised of Pet Shop Boys' 46 UK Top 40 hits, plus a selection of Pet Shop Boys classics chosen by our expert panel:

Lauren Brennan, Music Editor, Radio 2
Gary Davies, Presenter, Radio 2
Fiona Day, Editor, BBC Audio
Robert Gallacher, Commissioning Editor, BBC Pop
Chris Heath, author of ‘Pet Shop Boys, Literally’
Johnny Kalifornia, Producer Sounds of the 80s, Listen Entertainment
Jeff Smith, Head of Music, Radio 2
Laura Snapes, Music Journalist
Helen Thomas, Head of Radio 2
Ian Wade, author ‘1984: The Year Pop Went Queer’

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#95 Post by ea39 »

Maybe all expectations wil be confounded?

1. Generic Jingle
2. Transfer
3. She Pops
4. Cricket Wife

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#96 Post by dbaseboy »

🤣 was that it? Ffs 😂

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#97 Post by joe stalin »

Well .. I voted

Could only vote for top 5... and the most recent was from 1988

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#98 Post by One of the crowd »

We should all vote for Absolutely Fabulous
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#99 Post by CSL »

I can't belive I faked a meeting to listen to the show! This was not the announcement I was expecting 😱

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#100 Post by Patrick Bateman »

One of the crowd wrote: Wed 10 Jul 2024, 10:37 am We should all vote for Absolutely Fabulous
Sorely tempted.

I've gone:

Being Boring
Domino Dancing
King's Cross
Love Comes Quickly
Rent

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#101 Post by joe stalin »

joe stalin wrote: Wed 10 Jul 2024, 10:31 am Well .. I voted

Could only vote for top 5... and the most recent was from 1988
I went

West end girls
Love cones quickly
Paninaro
It's a sin
Left to my own devices

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#102 Post by davenjulieuk »

Would have been better if we could have seen a “live” poll showing % of the vote once you have submitted your choices
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#103 Post by stussyboy »

I went for

Being boring
Devices
DJ Culture
Vocal
A new Bohemia
NewYork London Tokyo LosAngeles

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#104 Post by One of the crowd »

Patrick Bateman wrote: Wed 10 Jul 2024, 10:42 am
One of the crowd wrote: Wed 10 Jul 2024, 10:37 am We should all vote for Absolutely Fabulous
Sorely tempted.

I've gone:

Being Boring
Domino Dancing
King's Cross
Love Comes Quickly
Rent
Ab Fab will have at least 5 votes 😁
Did Zoe Ball let something slip today? (31:01:24)

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#105 Post by Leonidas »

Nobody should vote - it’s a joke.

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