Current favorite records selected by Chris and Neil in their Literally/Annually publications

In most copies of their official fan publications Annually and Literally, the Pet Shop Boys have listed their current favorite records—either entire albums or specific tracks. The following records are those thus cited through the years as "favorites" by the Boys. The left column (light blue) are Chris's selections, and the right column (pale orange) are Neil's. They're listed in reverse chronological order, with their most recent choices first.

Chris

Neil

From Annually 2020 :
  • Meduza feat. Goodboys, "Piece of Your Heart" (CYA Extended Remix)
  • Sigala & Becky Hill, "Wish You Well" (Benny Benassi Remix)
  • Agoria ft. Blasé, "You're Not Alone" (Solomun Remix)
  • Solardo & Eli Brown, "XTC"
  • Billie Eilish, "Everything I Wanted"
  • Taylor Swift, "The Archer"
  • Cigarettes After Sex, "Don't Let Me Go"
  • Patrick Gowers and John Williams (Marcus Dods, conductor), Stevie motion picture soundtrack
  • Post Malone, "Circles"
  • Beck, "Stratosphere"
From Annually 2019 :
  • Camelphat & Cristoph (feat. Jem Cooke), "Breathe
  • Soft Cell, "Northern Lights"
  • Yoko Ono, "Now or Never"
  • Udo Jürgens, "Was Wichtig Ist"
  • Tracey Thorn, "Dancefloor"
  • Girl in Red, "We Fell in Love in October "
  • The Beatles, White Album (remastered Super Deluxe edition)
  • Better Person, "Zakochany Czlowick"
  • The Carters, "Apeshit"
  • Daniel Avery, "Visible Gravity"
From Annually 2018 :
  • Rita Ora, "Anywhere"
  • Dua Lipa, "New Rules" (Initial Talk Remix)
  • Capablanca & T Keeler, "La Konk Fiesta"
  • Gorgon City, "Primal Call"
  • Glen Campbell, "Turn Around, Look at Me"
  • Kölsch, 1989
  • Françoise Hardy, "Comment te dire adieu" (remastered in 2016)
  • Brian Eno, Reflection (app)
  • Fluxion, Vibrant Forms III
  • Wilfred Josephs, Music for Clarinet
From Annually 2017 :
  • Kölsch, "Grey"
  • The Weeknd, "Starboy"
  • Cassius, "Go Up" (Butch Remix)
  • Midland, "Final Credits"
  • George Michael, "White Light"
  • Various artists, The Microcosm: Visionary Music of Continental Europe, 1970-1986
  • Steve Hauschildt, Strands
  • Unknown artist, Love Is a Drug - For Adult Listeners Only
  • The Weeknd, "I Feel It Coming"
  • Bruce Brubaker, Glass Piano
From Literally 42, 2016 :
  • Delta Heavy, "Punish My Love"
  • Coldplay, "Adventure of a Lifetime"
  • David Bowie, "I Can't Give Everything Away"
  • Jackie Moore, "This Time Baby"
  • Molly Nilsson, "Hotel Home"
  • The Weeknd, "Can't Feel My Face"
  • Real Lies, "North Circular"
  • Tame Impala, "Let It Happen"
  • Leandro Fresco, El Reino Invisble
  • David Bowie, Blackstar
From Literally 41, October 2014 :
  • Jungle, "Busy Earnin"
  • Prince (feat. Zooey Deschanel), "Fallinlove2nite"
  • Gorgon City (feat. Yasmin), "Real"
  • Sigma, "Nobody to Love"
  • Sub Focus, "Turn Back Time"
  • Harold Budd, Perhaps
  • Kristina Train, "Dark Black"
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex, A Beard of Stars (Deluxe Edition)
  • Dusy Kid, Isola
  • Various artists, La Grande Bellezza (soundtrack)
From Literally 40, March 2014 :
  • Arcangel ft. Daddy Yankee, "Panamiur"
  • Nightmare and the Cat, "Goodbye"
  • Tensnake, "Love Sublime"
  • Peter and the Magician (ft. Sophie Galpin), "On My Brain"
  • Blue Magic, "Sideshow"
  • Nils Frahm, Spaces
  • Daniel Avery, Drone Logic
  • Chilly Gonzales, Solo Piano II
  • David Bowie, "Where Are We Now?"
  • John Grant, Pale Green Ghosts
From Literally 39, January 2013 :
  • Jimmy Ross, "First True Love Affair" (Larry Levan Remix)
  • Claude Francois, "Alexandrie Alexandra" (Live)
  • The Disco Boys, "Shadows"
  • Dalida, "Mourir Sur Scène"
  • Blue Magic, "Sideshow"
  • Johnny Greenwood, The Master (original soundtrack)
  • Monkey Maffia, "I Know You N.M.S."
  • Scissor Sisters, "Somewhere"
  • Reinhard Voigt, "Guide My Hands"
  • Bang Gang, "It's Alright"
From Literally 38, July 2012 :
  • Lykke Li, "I Follow Rivers" (The Magician Remix)
  • Juan Magan, "Bailando Por Ahi" (Josepo & Salgado Remix)
  • Prince Royce, "Las Cosas Pequenas"
  • 3ball mty, "Intentalo"
  • Bee Gees, "Fallen Angel"
  • Sak Noel, "Loca People"
  • Dusty Kid, Beyond That Hill
  • Bobby 'O', "The Girl from Berlin"
  • Bon Iver, Bon Iver
  • The Muppets, "Rainbow Connection" (from The Muppets Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
From Literally 37, October 2011 :
  • DJ Fresh, "Louder" (Club Mix)
  • Alex Kenji & Federico Scavo, "Some Slip" (Original Mix)
  • Savoy, "I'm in Need" (Original Mix)
  • Delerium, "Silence" (Thomas Gold vs. NvG Mix)
  • Dmitri from Paris & DJ Rocca present Erodiscotique, "A Reason for Living" (DFP Dubstrumental)
  • Jim Rivers, "I Go Deep"
  • Colman Brothers, "On a Better Day"
  • Colin Blunstone, "Exclusively for Me"
  • Salaam Remi, "Queen's Story" (from Praguenosis)
  • Fancy, "Flames of Love"
From Literally 36, December 2010 :
  • Underworld, "Always Loved a Film" (Live)
  • Wolfgang Gartner, "Illmerica" (Extended Mix)
  • Tiesto (feat. Nelly Furtado), "Who Wants to Be Alone"
  • Mott the Hoople, "All the Young Dudes"
  • Randy Crawford, "Tender Falls the Rain"
  • DJ Fresh, "Gold Dust" (Flux Pavilion Remix)
  • Lorraine Hunt Liberson, Nicholas McGegan, and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Handel: Arias for Durastanti
  • Röyksopp, "Senior"
  • Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
  • Norma Winstone, Klaus Gesing, & Glauco Venier, Stories Yet to Tell
From Literally 35, July 2010 :
  • Aggro Santo (featuring Kimberly Wyatt), "Candy" (Radio Edit)
  • Steve Aoki, "I'm in the House" (Radio Edit)
  • Jody Wisternoff, "Starstrings" (vocal version)
  • Izzy Stardust (featuring Sherell McKenzie), "Any Love" (Scandall Sunset on Ibiza Remix)
  • Skepta, "Bad Boy"
  • Bang on a Can, "I Lost a Sock"
  • Sam Amidon, "All Is Well"
  • Scharoun Ensemble, Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B Minor
  • The Radio Dept, "Clinging to a Scheme"
  • Harpo, "Moviestar"
From Literally 34, July 2009 :
  • The Exciters, "Reaching for the Best"
  • Tony Christie, "Every Word She Said"
  • Keri Hilson featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo, "Knock You Down"
  • Barry White, "September When I First Met You"
  • Dexter Wansel, "I'll Never Forget"
  • Jon Hassell, Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street
  • Röyksopp, Junior
  • DJ Hell, The Angst
  • Kanye West, "Love Lockdown" (Cousin Cole Radio Edit)
  • Biosphere, Wireless – Live at the Arnolfini, Bristol
From Literally 33, February 2009 :
  • Cyndi Lauper, "Into the Nightlife"
  • Nicole Atkins, "Maybe Tonight"
  • Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, "The Night"
  • The Killers, "Human"
  • Johnny Mathis, "I'm Coming Home"
  • Johann Johannsson, Fordlândia
  • Ladyhawke, "My Delirium"
  • Max Richter, 24 Postcards in Full Colour
  • The Killers, "Human"
  • Mr G, "Naughty Girl" (Paul Mac's Extended Twelve-Inch Mix)
From Literally 32, February 2008 :
  • Riley Reinhold and Steve Barnes, "Another Day" (Toro Mix)
  • Shlomi Aber and Itamar Sagi, "Blonda" (Original Mix)
  • John Dahlback, "Everywhere" (Original Mix)
  • Chromeo, "Tenderoni" (Etienne de Crecy Remix)
  • Axwell, "I Found You" (Remote Mix)
  • Johann Johannsson, Englabörn
  • Alex Watson, Border Crossing, & The Basquiat Strings, "Forget About It"
  • Trentemøller, The Digital Chronicles
  • Jens Lekman, "When I Said I Wated to Be Your Dog"
  • Seal, "Amazing"
From Literally 31, May 2007 :
  • Wi-Fi ft. Melanie M, "Be Without You" (LMC Mix)
  • The Klaxons, "Golden Skans"
  • The Gossip, "Standing in the Way of Control"
  • Just Jack, "Starz in Their Eyes"
  • Kelis ft. Cee-Lo, "Lil Star"
  • Air, Pocket Symphony
  • Amy Winehouse, Back to Black
  • Bryan Ferry, "Make You Feel My Love"
  • Johann Johannsson, IBM 1401 A User's Manual
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler and Berliner Philharmoniker, The Fascination of Furtwängler
From Literally 30, July 2006 :
  • The Egg, "Walking Away" (Tocadisco Remix)
  • Lite Frequency, "High Energy"
  • Buster + Magitman featuring Elektra, "Feel Me"
  • A-Studio featuring Polina, "S.O.S." (M Factor Vocal Mix)
  • Bob Sinclar featuring Steve Edwards, "World, Hold On"
  • Nathan Fake, "Drowning in a Sea of Love"
  • Herbert Henk, "Das Buch de Klange"
  • Judy Collins, "Can't Cry Hard Enough"
  • Le Sport, "If Neil Tennant Was My Boyfriend"
  • Imogen Heap, "Headlock"
From Literally 29, November 2005 :
  • Z Factor, "Make a Move on Me"
  • Bob Sinclar, "Love Generation"
  • Jackson 5, "We're Almost There"
  • M.A.N.D.Y. vs Booka Shade, "Body Language"
  • Robbie Williams, "Tripping"
  • Lorraine, "I Feel It"/"Saved"
  • Vitalic, "My Friend Dario"
  • Harold Budd and Robin Guthrie, Mysterious Skin, Music from the Film
  • Ernest Block, played by the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Prayer for Cello and Strings
  • Marc Houle, "Borrowed Gear"
From Literally 28, April 2005 :
  • Popular Computer, "Darling"
  • Dieter Schmidt, "Morse Code from the Cold War"
  • Armand Van Helden, "My My My"
  • Onehundredpercent, "Just Can't Wait (Saturday)"
  • Alter Ego, "Rocker"
  • The Killers, Hot Fuss
  • Phoenix, "If I Ever Feel Better"
  • Fennesz, Venice
  • Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Funebre
  • The Kaiser Chiefs, "I Predict a Riot"
From Literally 27, October 2003 :
  • Beyoncé, "Crazy in Love"
  • Black Eyed Peas, "Where Is the Love?"
  • Blur, "Out of Time"
  • Junior Jack, "E Samba"
  • Wayne Wonder, "No Letting Go"
  • Benny Benassi, The Biz
  • Various artists, The Future Sound of Istanbul
  • Paddy McAloon, i trawl the MEGAHERTZ
  • David Bowie, Reality
  • John Foxx + Harhold Budd, translucence/drift music
From Literally 26, April 2003 :
  • My Robot Friend, "We're the Pet Shop Boys"
  • Jurgen Vries featuring CMC, "The Opera Song"
  • Tomkat, "Loneliness"
  • Mighty Dub Katz, "Let the Drums Speak"
  • Transparent Sound, "Fade to Grey"
  • Various artists, Electric Stew – The Album
  • Vessel, Dreaming in Paris
  • Various artists, Lektroluv
  • Various artists, Pop Ambient 2003
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Bruckner – The Complete Symphonies
From Literally 25, April 2002 :
  • The Space Cowboy, "Just Put Your Hand in Mine"
  • Unknown, "I Would Die 4 U" (white label)
  • Pet Shop Boys, "Home and Dry" (Blank & Jones Dub Remix)
  • Pet Shop Boys, Release
  • Jay-Z, "Girls Girls Girls"
  • Novisad, Seleya
  • Various artists, Elektronische Musik – Interkontinental
  • Japanese Telecom, Virtual Geisha
  • Markus Guentner, In Moll
  • Miss Kittin & The Hacker, First Album
From Literally 24, November 2001 :
  • Jean Jacques Smoothie, "2 People"
  • Silicone Soul, "Right On"
  • Mekon featuring Marc Almond, "Please Stay" (Röyksopp Remix)
  • Mary J. Blige, "Family Affair"
  • Marvin Gaye, "Save the Children"
  • Sigur Rós, Agætis Byrjun
  • Max Reger, The Mannheim String Quartet, Chamber Music Vols. 1-4
  • The Strokes, Is This It
  • Goldfrapp, Felt Mountain
  • Various artists, Real Ibiza 4
From Literally 23, September 2000 :
  • Storm, "Time to Burn"
  • Kernkraft 400, "Zombie Nation"
  • Black Rub, "Whoa"
  • Black Legend, "You Know the Trouble with Me"
  • Eminem, "Stan"
  • Coldplay, Parachutes
  • Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP
  • Mirwais, Production
  • Various artists, Ibiza Chill 3
  • Steve Reich, 1965-97 (boxed set)
From Literally 22, April 2000 :

No favorite records listed

No favorite records listed

From Literally 21, October 1999 :
  • Paul Johnson, "Get Get Down"
  • Alice Deejay, "Better Off Alone"
  • Moloko, "Sing It Back"
  • Pete Heller, "Big Love"
  • Soul Searcher, "Can't Get Enough"
  • David Bowie, Hours…
  • Moby, Play
  • Various artists, Depth Charge Presents Electro Boogie
  • Charlie Haden Quartet West, The Art of the Song
  • Les Rhythmes Digitales, Darkdancer
From Literally 20, July 1999 :
  • Basement Jaxx, "Red Alert"
  • Various artists, Trance Nation
  • Nas featuring Puff Daddy, "Hate Me Now"
  • Deborah Cox, "Nothing's Supposed to Be Here"
  • Whitney Houston, "It's Not Right But It's OK" (the unnamed mix being played on KTU in New York)
  • Groove Armada, Vertigo
  • Nightmares On Wax, Car Boot Soul
  • Basement Jaxx, Remedy
  • TLC, "No Scrubs"
  • Prokofiev, Prokofiev *
    *It's difficult to determine precisely which "Prokofiev" album Neil is referring to.
From Literally 19, September 1998 :
  • Stardust, "Music Sounds Better with You"
  • David Morales presents The Face, "Needin' U"
  • Cafe Del Mar, "Energy 52"
  • Various artists, Cafe Del Mar Volume 5
  • Brandy and Monica, "The Boy Is Mine"
  • Air, Moon Safari
  • Kid Loco, A Grand Love Story
  • Pulp, "This Is Hardcore"
  • Lobe, Lobe
  • Various artists, Jackie Brown (original soundtrack)
From Literally 18, Mach 1998 :

No favorite records listed

No favorite records listed

From Literally 17, May 1997 :
  • Nina Simone, "That's All I Want from You"
  • Peggy Wood, "Climb Ev'ry Mountain"
  • Neil Young, "Philadelphia"
  • Aretha Franklin, "I Say a Little Prayer"
  • Shirley Bassey, "Diamonds Are Forever"
  • The Eels, Beautiful Freak
  • Gerald Finzi, The English String Orchestra, Ecalogue for Piano and Strings
  • Various artists, Grace of My Heart (original soundtrack)
  • Mansun, "The Chad Who Loved Me"
  • Grace McAteer, "If You Really Love Somebody"
From Literally 16, October 1996 :

No favorite records listed

No favorite records listed

From Literally 15, March 1996 :
  • Donna Giles, "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going"
  • Eve Gallagher, "Love Come Down"
  • Oasis, "Don't Look Back in Anger"
  • Respect featuring Hannah Jones, "Young Hearts Run Free"
  • Groove Theory, "Tell Me Do You Want It Now"
  • John Adams, The London Chamber Orchestra, Shaker Loops
  • Dave Clarke, Archive One
  • Tunge Jegende, Lamentation
  • Various artists, Drug Addict
  • Lou Harrison, The American Composers Orchestra, Suite for Symphonic Strings
From Literally 14, June 1995 :
  • The Original, "I Love U Baby"
  • Indiana, "All I Need Is Love"
  • Netzwerk, "Passion"
  • Grace, "Not Over You"
  • Strike, "U Sure Do"
  • The Choir of King's College / Stephen Cleobury, Ikos
  • Tom Jobim, Apresenta
  • 2 Source, L'éveil
  • Take That, "Back for Good"
  • Massive Attack, Protection
From Literally 13, December 1994 :
  • Rollo, "Rollo Goes Camping"
  • Baby D, "Let Me Be Your Fantasy"
  • Sister Bliss with Colette, "Cantgetaman Cantgetajob (Life's a Bitch!)"
  • Hyper Logic, "Only You"
  • 20 Fingers featuring Gillette, "Short Dick Man"
  • Madonna, Bedtime Stories
  • Suede, dog man star
  • Erich Korngold, The London Symphony Orchestra, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
  • Harold Budd, Lovely Thunder
  • The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds
From Literally 12, August 1994 :

No favorite records listed

No favorite records listed

From Literally 11, November 1993 :
  • Cappella, "U Got 2 Let the Music"
  • Moby, "Move"
  • The Pleased Wimmin, "Passion"
  • The Bass Bumpers, "Runnin'"
  • B Tribe, "Fiesta Fatal"
  • Model 500, Classics
  • Frederick Stocken, The Strings of the New Queen's Hall Orchestra conducted by John Lubbock, Lament for Bosnia
  • The Beatles, various artists, Unheard Melodies (The Songs the Beatles Gave Away) (bootleg CD)
  • Miles Davis, Ascenseur Pour L'Echaufaud (soundtrack)
  • Kate Bush, The Red Shoes
From Literally 10, June 1993 :
  • Lion Rock, "Packet of Peace"
  • Robin S, "Show Me Love"
  • Cappella, "U Got 2 Know"
  • TC 1993, "Harmony"
  • Exotecix, "Void"
  • Biosphere, Microgravity
  • Depeche Mode, Songs of Faith and Devotion
  • Carousel (original Broadway casst)
  • New Order, Republic
  • Elvis Costello, "Jacksons, Monk and Rowe"
From Literally 9, December 1992 :
  • UFI featuring Frankie, "Understand This Groove"
  • Liberation, "Liberation"
  • BM Ex, "Appolonia"
  • Eon, "What Is Music"
  • Felix, "It Will Make You Crazy"
  • Stephen Sondheim, Assassins: Original Cast Recording
  • Charles Trenet, Disques D'Or
  • Madonna, Erotica
  • Sir John Betjeman, Late Flowering Love
  • Witold Lutosławski, The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Warsaw, Funeral Music
From Literally 8, May 1992 :
  • Liquid, "Sweet Harmony"
  • Manix, "Oblivion (Head In the Clouds)"
  • Son'z of a Loop Da Loop Era, "Further Out"
  • Zero B, "Lock Up"
  • Adeva, "Don't Let It Show on Your Face"
  • M People, Northern Soul
  • k.d. lang, Ingénue
  • Britten, The Britten Quartet, The String Quartets
  • U2, "One"
  • Pierre Van Dormael, Toto Le Héros (original soundtrack)
From Literally 7, November 1991 :
  • DJ PC, "Insomniak"
  • Bass Construction, "Dance with Power"
  • K Klass, "Rhythm Is a Mystery"
  • Pandella, "This Time Baby"
  • Moby, "Go"
  • Prince, "Money Don't Matter 2 Night"
  • Noël Coward, The Noël Coward Album
  • Vaughan Williams, The English Chamber Orchestra, Seranade to Music
  • The Other Two, "Tasty Fish"
  • Franck, The Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Symphony in D Major
From Literally 6, June 1991 :
  • Masterboy, "Shut Up and Dance"
  • Crystal Waters, "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)"
  • Alison Limerick, "Where Love Lives"
  • Shawn Christopher, "Another Sleepless Night"
  • Urban Soul, "Alright"
  • Massive Attack, "Unfinished Sympathy"
  • R.E.M., "Losing My Religion"
  • Nina Simone, Wild Is the Wind
  • Gangway, "Biology"
  • Franck, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pierre Monteux, Symphony in D Minor
From Literally 5, January 1991 :
  • Nomad featuring MC Mikee Freedom, "(I Wanna Give You) Devotion"
  • Nicolette, "School of the World"/"Single Minded People"
  • Double Dee featuring Dany, "I Found Love"
  • The Cavedogs, "Leave Me Alone"
  • Off-Shore, "I Can't Take the Power"
  • Britten, The Choir of St. John's College, Cambrige, A Ceremony of Carols
  • Madonna, The Immaculate Collection
  • Francis Poulenc, Pierre Bernac, Melodies
  • Angelo Badalamenti, Music from Twin Peaks
  • Bobby 'O', The Best of "O" Records Vol. 2
From Literally 4, September 1990 :
  • Hoomba Hoomba, "Voice of Africa"
  • Space, Space
  • Hardcore Uproar, "Together"
  • The Realm featuring Chantal, "Love in D Minor Mix"
  • Brothers in Rhythm, "Peace and Harmony"
  • Scriabin, Andrei Gavrilov, piano, 24 Preludes
  • Prince, Music from Graffiti Bridge
  • Billie Holiday, The Quintessential Billie Holiday Vol. 50
  • Dusty Springfield, Dusty Definitely
  • Bobby 'O', The Best of "O" Records Vol. 1
From Literally 3, May 1990 :
  • Snap!, "The Power"
  • Ultra Naté, "It's Over Now"
  • Electra, "Autumn Love (Future 4)"
  • Piano Fantasia, "Song for Denise"
  • Tribal House, "Motherland (Africa)"
  • Shostakovitch, The New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein (piano), Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Stephen Sondheim, Sunday in the Park with George (original Broadway cast)
  • Various artists, Ware's the House
  • Depeche Mode, Violator
  • Snap!, "The Power"
From Literally 2, December 1989 :
  • Impedance, "Tainted Love"
  • Frankie Knuckles, "Your Love"
  • Mister B, "Let's Get Horny"
  • Champagne, "My Love Is Right"
  • Raul Orellana, "The Real Wild House"
  • Rachmaninov, The Mikhail Ivonovich Choir conducted by Vladislav Chernushenko, Vespers
  • Chet Baker, Let's Get Lost (film soundtrack)
  • 808 State, "Pacific"
  • Momus, Don't Stop the Night
  • Kurl Weill, Street Scene (original Broadway cast)
From Literally 1, July 1989 :
  • Silver Bullet, "Bring Forth the Guillotine"
  • Donna Summer, "This Time I Know It's for Real"
  • Cappella, "Helyom Halib"
  • Two Without Hats, "Try Yazz"
  • London Boys, "Requiem"
  • Stephen Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: Highlights
  • Soul II Soul, Club Classics Vol. One
  • Shostakovitch, The Borodin Trio, Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor
  • Shostakovitch, The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony No. 7
  • Tin Machine, Tin Machine
From Annually 1989 :
  • Kylie Mingue, "I Should Be So Lucky"
  • Bananarama, "I Heard a Rumour"
  • Taylor Dayne, "Tell It to My Heart"
  • Company B, "Fascinated"
  • Alexander O'Neal, "Criticize"
  • New Order, "True Faith"
  • Bomb the Bass, "Beat Dis"
  • Whitney Houston, "So Emotional"
  • Various artists, The House Sound of Chicago Vol. III Acid Tracks
  • Rick Astley, Whenever You Need Somebody
  • New Order, Substance
  • New Order, "True Faith"
  • Various artists, My Fair Lady (original West End cast)
  • Stevie Wonder, Innervisions
  • Joni Mitchell, Hejira
  • Sting, "Fragile"
  • Guesch Patti, "Etienne"
  • Various artists, The House Sound of Chicago Vol. III Acid Tracks
  • Joyce Sims, "Come into My Life"
  • Desireless, "Voyage Voyage"
  • Dusty Springfield, The Silver Collection

Incidentally, you've probably noticed this intriguing pattern: Chris usually picks individual tracks, whereas Neil, more often than not, chooses entire albums. Does this suggest something about their aesthetic preferences? Their respective attention spans? Or is something else at work here?