Thank You!

I owe debts of thanks to a large number of people—fellow Pet Shop Boys fans who have contributed in various ways to the content of this website—for their insights, corrections, suggestions, information, and sometimes sheer inspiration.

I extend my sincere thanks to:

  • Jeffrey Durst
  • Aloysius
  • Tomas Mosler
  • Peyvand
  • Steven Holmes
  • Andrew Goff
  • Robert Denning
  • Kittenmommy
  • Andrew Lenahan
  • Martin Ashwood-Smith (aka Zog)
  • Gareth Edwards
  • Paul
  • Zdenek
  • Paul Rymer
  • "T"
  • "Daniel S"
  • Shayne
  • Steve Byhurst of the "Closer to Heaven" Club
  • Tony Wilson
  • Rod K
  • Miney
  • Derek Donnell
  • Roy Hall
  • Frightwig
  • Colm Patrick Gormley
  • Iain Bell
  • John Hamilton
  • Ashley Lane
  • Diamond Geezer
  • Oleg Pelykh
  • Two Divided By Zero
  • Chris Foote
  • Terry Foraker
  • Craig Aston
  • Mathias
  • D. Nathan Rice
  • Chris Accornero
  • Istara
  • Andy Eckles
  • David Elliott
  • Dan McGuire
  • Chris T. Peterson
  • Salvador Martinez
  • Angus Kidman
  • Mun-Hou Lo
  • Timi
  • Øyvind Norstrom
  • Mark B
  • Otto
  • Chris Isabella
  • Jens Johansson
  • David Weigel
  • Eldritch
  • Mike Hector
  • Eric Vernooij
  • Jeff Koch
  • David J. Lane
  • Drew Emborsky
  • Javier Zubizarreta (synth programmer)
  • Stef Galley
  • Peter Torr
  • Tom Rosenberger
  • Dom
  • Bryan M
  • Rev. Christopher Rodkey
  • Russell Ravindranath
  • Josie
  • Matt McLauchlin
  • Logan MacFarlane
  • Oskar Jonsson
  • Neil of Delaware
  • Ian Grange
  • Pablo Peña
  • Boki
  • Derek Torrance
  • Brian Ackerman
  • Fran Garcia
  • Rob Ennis
  • Dave Bone
  • David Cooper
  • Matthias Schroer
  • Stephen Farrow
  • Janne from Sweden
  • Henrik Guldberg
  • Stephan Schulz
  • Esque
  • Simon from Newcastle
  • Colin Pattenden
  • "Essex Man"
  • Sherry Banuelos (Pet Shop Girl)
  • Richard Firth
  • Victor Alexander
  • Bryan Ny
  • Efren Castillo
  • Nick Birch
  • Minge
  • Retrofuturist
  • Steve Pafford
  • Shaun Hanson
  • Shemsi
  • Frank Ulrich
  • Mark Gray (of Blackpool)
  • Andre Matton
  • Juan Amézaga
  • Gil Aaronsohn
  • Howard from Hong Kong
  • Rich Keough
  • L. O'Keefe (aka "Bruno")
  • Dan Ramsey
  • Chris Horst
  • Lee Richards
  • Yanay Gorni
  • Junior Matta
  • Kurt Lindsey
  • Stefan Sjoers
  • Ronald42
  • L.K. Costa
  • Mike Rawling
  • Rik Bakke
  • Eric Sides
  • Nathan Jackson
  • Andre Cobb
  • Andrew Shaw
  • Griet Verlinde
  • Kevin Doten
  • Larry Brunson
  • Mauervogel
  • Holly Seefeldt
  • Robert Folkesson
  • whateverman42
  • Radek V.
  • Drem
  • Neil Spellings
  • Syncratic
  • Larissa
  • Eoin O'Callaghan
  • Dameo Deare
  • Iain Marley
  • Vincenzo S. Zumpano
  • Michael from Berlin
  • David B.
  • Ariel Alarcón
  • Marko Rost
  • Walter W.
  • Randy Prevost
  • Mega Talent
  • DTaylor
  • psb-freak
  • Patrick Bateman
  • Cindy F
  • Ellie Bazalgette
  • Laurentiu A.
  • Alice B.
  • Eben Arnold
  • Gilmar Mattos
  • Martyn Dunn
  • Carter Hanson
  • Jesse Jensen
  • "Ghost within this house"
  • Michael from Germany
  • Rob Bingham
  • Przemek Grabowski
  • Dan Newton
  • Paul Atkin
  • Adriano Lindner
  • jsd1967
  • Max Hester
  • Mark S.
  • José Carlos Barranco
  • Rory Simpson
  • Robert Schulz aka Vokalchemist
  • Dominic Edwards
  • Puzzywoo
  • Sande Barrett
  • Martin Kavka
  • Lars Hallum
  • JMF
  • Kenny Tosh
  • Martin Kilroy
  • Zsolt Wilhelm
  • Rik P.
  • Christian Fabio Marangi
  • Jesús Fernández
  • Nic Ridley
  • Kim Pedersen
  • Mika Hagman
  • Nathan Jay
  • "CasTor"
  • Sasha Q
  • Patrick Mckeswick
  • David Wong
  • Ugo Coppola
  • Steve N.
  • Guillermo Crespi
  • Thomas Hoheisel
  • Adriana Suárez
  • FirthofForth aka Scapa Flow
  • tonipsb
  • Carles Castells
  • Phill Marder/"Great Blogs of Fire" at Goldminemag.com
  • Pete Wallteich
  • Amit Malka
  • Jüri Petruhhin
  • Bobby Bird Butenhoff
  • Luca Padovani
  • Hannah Costanzo
  • Diarmuid
  • Kevin Moses
  • Francis from Black Eagle Montreal
  • Øystein Moe
  • Dave Cooperstein
  • Michael Kuchenbecker
  • Hector Hernandez
  • Christian Katsis
  • efe
  • Jenny Hodgetts
  • Paweł Soja
  • Frode Dahl
  • Matt Roberts
  • porkchopkid
  • Javier Richarte
  • Ayça from Istanbul
  • PetHeadMaine
  • Steve Diaper
  • Julián Villella
  • Keith R. Johnson
  • Steven Kerry
  • Andrew Thomas
  • Carlos Almaraz
  • leesmapman
  • Damon L. Jacobs
  • Stephan Buchloh
  • Jonathan Holbert
  • Phil Elam
  • Marc R
  • Phil Carey
  • Matthias from Munich
  • Chris Astin
  • Alfred Soto
  • John Wells, UK
  • David Scott
  • NC2e
  • Chris J from Vancouver
  • Cecilee Linke
  • Cara K. Foster
  • Kandu
  • DaveF63
  • Martyn Smith
  • Juan S. Marulanda
  • Oliver Topham
  • Donovan James Ellem
  • Pablo Ferrer
  • Dave Edwards
  • Madeline S.
  • Alex Crawford
  • Pat R
  • Steve R Mainwaring
  • John Hunt
  • Grims
  • Jules Chance
  • Michael Rager
  • Trevor Hegarty
  • Kytsko° G.
  • escapade1935
  • Phillip Bazley
  • Andrea Grasso
  • Gilles
  • Andreas Becker (Andy B)
  • Angelo Paulon
  • Alex Gray
  • Gavin
  • Eddie Xavier
  • Jalal Kaiser
  • Lasse Sarauw
  • Daniel Dannypannic
  • Jason Ball
  • Mark R
  • Adrian Moore
  • David Abbot
  • Tommie X
  • Santiago
  • Francisco J. Jiménez
  • "Toaster in the Bath"
  • Tom M.
  • Brewster Brownville
  • Eugene Greendrake
  • Julien Wecxsteen
  • Marc B.
  • Ian L
  • Philip Lainis
  • Carolina Gutierrez
  • Roberto Saglietti
  • Matt Bielewicz from Cambridge
  • Paul C.
  • Holger Degener
  • Rashomon
  • Kevin Schmidt
  • Noel Ambery II
  • Richard Clapham
  • Evan Hatfield
  • Paul Mann
  • Renny S
  • Erik H.
  • Stuart Clark
  • Henry
  • Peter Humphreys
  • Robert Detjens
  • Richard A
  • David Cooper
  • Terry Dean Bartlett
  • Robin J.
  • Nuppu Eskelinen
  • Konstantin Ostheim-Dzerowycz
  • Davide Girardelli
  • Daniel Huckaby
  • Paul de Groot
  • John Fisher
  • Disco316
  • Amanda R. Wiens
  • Alexei Ottsov
  • Daniel
  • James de Beresford
  • Gaby Köchel
  • Jason Matthews
  • shamelessboyuk
  • Matteo
  • Johan Ostergaard
  • Marcelo Bravo
  • Phill Gregg
  • George
  • Federico Giles
  • Neil Adamson
  • Laurent Queraud
  • Antoine Tissières
  • Ramzy Alwakeel
  • Eric A. Fawcett
  • James Deaton
  • Ali
  • Francisco B.
  • Rafael Rivera Rodriguez
  • Gilles Genicot
  • Vartan Kazarov
  • Stéphane Devereux
  • Jon Gibbons
  • VeryMary
  • Dejan
  • Roy Ramaker
  • Mark Miller
  • Remark
  • Robert Goldstone
  • Nick Thompson
  • Ulrik Thomsen
  • Oli Clark
  • Noah Schuitemaker
  • Stéphane Scordo
  • Mr. Love (from Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Paul Watson
  • Michael Fick
  • Martijn
  • Mark McLean
  • CJ Sanders
  • lcb
  • Robson Two Divided By Zero
  • John Turpin
  • Cory Fryling
  • Twilightseer
  • Gabriel LeBlanc
  • Walter McIntosh
  • Paul Burlinson (Pauley) from London
  • Niall McIlroy
  • Frank Pocock
  • Joe Vecchio
  • Fabian Rowie
  • Hartej "If the Music Plays Forever"
  • Pär Lindström
  • Sean
  • Giacomo
  • James Cherry
  • Max Kroger
  • Alfredo Heitor
  • Robin Staniland
  • Bryan Chow
  • Bernard Tey
  • Vinothraj "Vince" Jeyachandran
  • John Thomas
  • Renato Ingo Smutny
  • Mark Stebbing
  • Aya Shibahara
  • Harley Applegate
  • Cristóbal Sebastian Marquez Urrizola
  • Lydia
  • Paul W.
  • Dazzer
  • "A Powerful Friend"
  • Indrani DasGupta
  • Dave Rich
  • Bryan ("em")
  • Keno Stutz
  • Karin L. Kross
  • "Michael P." in Houston
  • M!ke
  • Ryan Schmidt
  • Matt & Ben (aka Cabaret Digitale)
  • Carol Leung Lai-Man
  • Lee Chin-Pang
  • Flint
  • San Diego Boy
  • Darren Mahaffy
  • Brian Wood
  • Daniel Björck
  • Vinny Vero
  • Hans Daae Pedersen
  • Molly from Milwaukee
  • Laurence Eyton
  • Campos
  • Christopher Wilson
  • Josef Waysman
  • Mark
  • Dominik Messmer
  • Andrea Dasso (moderator of the Italian PSB forum)
  • John M. from SoCal
  • Yining Su
  • Mark Z
  • Maksim Kuzmin
  • James Burner
  • Matthew from London
  • Dominic
  • Gary Kyzr-Sheeley
  • Neill Tkaczuk
  • Shaun
  • Jack from Los Angeles
  • Dom
  • Tom in L.A.
  • Jonathan T.
  • TeeJay
  • Daniel B.
  • Steve Noll
  • Greg
  • Riikka
  • Nick in Wales
  • Al Macmillan
  • PDUBOKC
  • Ryan McMahan
  • Andrew Raymond
  • Johnny Munro
  • Enda Guinan
  • Thomas Roth-Berghofer
  • Mark Cloostermans
  • Tom Haridon
  • Alfina R. Wilson
  • Bogwoppit
  • Jeff Bartini
  • Tan Sam
  • Frederik Erens
  • Nathan Kuzack
  • Paul Chapman
  • Mark R.Y.
  • Butters (Daniel S)
  • Eke Webb
  • Vicky Majewski
  • Todd Wilder
  • Dave F.
  • Stefan Sippell
  • Nelson Corbal
  • John McFadden
  • Brent Case
  • Karen from Los Angeles
  • Chris Smyth
  • Bevo
  • Jesper Mygind
  • Infraction
  • Zazou2 (Laura C.A. Moloney-Kenny)
  • Dan Westerlund
  • Keith Allan
  • Danny Edmunds
  • Antonio Pineda Cachero, One of the Crowd
  • Matt C.
  • César
  • Nimrod
  • Uncle Dredge
  • Bryan O'Toole
  • Rasmus Keldorff
  • 13thJoerg
  • Alexey from Russia
  • Andrew Dineley
  • Davide Scarpetta
  • Stewart Robertson
  • Reece Walsh
  • Noel Paul
  • Tim Moriarty
  • Grant Whittingham
  • Sue from Colorado
  • Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar
  • Mark Nolan
  • Gareth H.
  • Simon Birch
  • Dorothy Ail
  • Jane Morley
  • Andy P
  • Rob Boucher, UK
  • Richard Minor
  • w00dhead
  • Nicola B.
  • Al
  • Enda Guinan
  • Gavin Kagan aka "Gabby the Guy"
  • Rainer aka PetShopBoyBerlin
  • Dan J
  • Edwin Green
  • Rob aka "Your Funny Uncle"
  • Frank Müller
  • Gene R.
  • Felicity
  • Jens Birk
  • Mike K.
  • Michael Tai from Hong Kong
  • Dominic Corrigan
  • William West
  • Tom Slider
  • Ronald-42
  • LorD and Master
  • Alk
  • S. Percy
  • Peter R
  • Robbie Daw
  • d.w. mckim
  • Alistair
  • Mike Vero from Cheshire, U.K.
  • Fernando Romaní
  • Carlos Javier Perez
  • Cannistra' Eugenio
  • Dean M
  • Rich C.
  • Robin Pullen
  • Ryan Cannell
  • Mike Holland, aka mistermusicalmike
  • Gareth Price
  • Ronie Shemesh
  • Matthew Greenfield
  • NastyChris from Italy
  • FormerEnfantTerrible
  • Gordon Gray (skyhigh)
  • Mhwal
  • Andrew C.
  • Marco Buatti
  • Jacob Perkins
  • Rafael Lima
  • Ray W
  • George "Jammer" Dashevsky
  • Alvin Espinal
  • R Levy
  • Richard John
  • Will T
  • Kieran Goh
  • Kevin Crossman
  • Robert Velén
  • Ady Williams
  • Oscar Salguero (Eleven)
  • Rick Kilmer
  • Amneris from Spain
  • Steven E.
  • Mark Binmore
  • JMF
  • Stella
  • Shamim Ehsanul Haque
  • Markus Berlinger
  • Naomi Gryn
  • Boris KJ
  • Adeline Y.
  • Tim Larabee
  • LH
  • Rafal Modzelewski
  • Craig Hedges
  • Andrew Hodges
  • eggnog from stockport
  • Anders Olsson / Endless Shame
  • Drew from Toronto
  • Henrik A.
  • Mr. Ashley Maw
  • Siggi S.
  • Mark G in SF
  • Brad Jacobsen
  • leesmapman
  • Ed Elloway
  • Tobias T.
  • Alexandara Tennant, aka DeiDoDei
  • Amelia H.
  • Erika Anderson
  • Vitaly C.
  • Jan Bayer
  • "the8thark"
  • Anna Bottrell
  • Renny Barrett
  • James Kennedy of Waterford, Ireland
  • Phil S
  • Frank Mancini
  • Des
  • Hans-Marten
  • "bohemians"
  • Bill Bahlman
  • Tekno-Kekko
  • Matt Addison
  • Andrew J. Smith
  • NJTom
  • suchosch
  • Frank Talboom
  • David Shepherdson
  • Ken Farrawell
  • Nigel Brand
  • Nick Merrick
  • Gary Beaven from Nottingham
  • Luis
  • Sveto
  • Evan Kerr
  • Stuart R
  • Samantha
  • Ian Innes
  • Oliver Hermes
  • Alan D.
  • Rob Bainbridge
  • Marco Lucht
  • Kfos
  • Michael Weber
  • Daniel Sierro

And, finally, many thanks to Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant for making and sharing such wonderful music!