music:: pet shop boys [neil tennant: chris lowe]
"...Pet Shop Boys are one of the most successful duos in the music industry. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe first met on 19th August 1981 by accident in an electronics shop in Kings Road, London. They discovered their common interest in electronic music and synthesisers and started to write songs together. They were first West End but soon changed the name to Pet Shop Boys - inspired by friends who worked in a pet shop. / Their first single, West End Girls was originally released in 1984 but it wasn't successful. The record company wanted to make a new song, but Neil and Chris were convinced of the success that this record could achieve and so made a new mix, which became their first number one hit in 1986. Three more number one hits followed: Always on my mind, Heart and It’s a sin..." []