Pet Shop Boys are an
English electronic pop duo, consisting of Neil Tennant (main vocals,
keyboards, occasional guitar), and Chris Lowe (keyboards, occasional vocals).
Pet Shop Boys have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, and are
listed as the most successful duo in UK music history by The Guinness Book of
Records. Three-time Brit Award winners and six-time Grammy nominees, since
1985 they have achieved 42 Top 30 singles and 22 Top 10 hits in the UK
Singles Chart, including four UK number ones: "West End Girls"
(also number one on the US Billboard Hot 100), "It's a Sin", a
remake of Wayne Carson's "Always on My Mind" and "Heart".
Other hit songs include a remake of The Village People's "Go West",
"Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" (satire of Thatcherism
which exemplified them as ironists) and "What Have I Done to Deserve
This?" (with Dusty Springfield).