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The Pet Shop Boys: An ex-Smash Hits Writer and the Grandson of a Nitwit

Tom Hibbert, Smash Hits, 18 December 1985

Doesn't sound like the ideal line-up for a successful pop duo, does it? But now that 'West End Girls' is whizzing up the charts that's exactly what they are.

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