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LISTEN: Neil Tennant Discusses Pet Shop Boys Lyrics & More
Join us for a live audio stream tonight Laura Blake , October 22nd, 2018 11:59

Join The Quietus at the launch of Pet Shop Boys co-founder Neil Tennant's new book: 'One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem'


Neil Tennant joins Michael Bracewell at EartH in Dalston to discuss his new collection of lyrics, ‘One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem’, in front of a sold-out audience.

In a wide-ranging conversation they discuss the lyrics that made Pet Shop Boys one of the most successful pop groups in British musical history, with over 50 million records sold over a 13 album and 30 year career. The conversation ranges from the personal to the political as it includes the terrible impact of the AIDS crisis, what makes good pop music, the inspiration gleaned from the former Soviet bloc, and the songs Tennant is most proud of. One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem is out now on Faber.