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Gift ideas for '80s fans: A holiday album from Pet Shop Boys

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Petshopboys Pet Shop Boys will release a Christmas-themed album on Dec. 14 entitled -- big surprise here -- Christmas.

Contactmusic.com says the album will have five tracks -- including some originals and some covers. RemembertheEighties.com says the lead single will be called It Doesn’t Often Snow At Christmas. One cover song will be the Madness classic My Girl.

Meanwhile, Pet Shop Boys can celebrate another milestone this holiday season. According to Billboard.com, PSB has their 10th No. 1 hit among duos or groups on dance/club chats with Did You See Me Coming? That's top among any act. Depeche Mode is second with eight chart-toppers.

Here are Pet Shop Boy's No. 1 tunes:.

1986: West End Girls
1988: What Have I Done to Deserve This (with Dusty Springfield)
1993: Can You Forgive Her?
1993: Go West
1996: Before
1997: To Step Aside
1999: New York City Boy
2001: Break 4 Love (Peter Rauhofer + Pet Shop Boys = the Collaboration)
2009: Love Etc.
2009: Did You See Me Coming?

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:53pm]

    

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