PET SHOP BOYS Scored Their First No 1 UK Single 40 Years Ago Today…

11 January 2021

Band: PET SHOP BOYS
Single: WEST END GIRLS
The first version of the song was released on
Columbia Records’ Bobcat imprint in April 1984,
becoming a club hit in the United States and some
European countries. The single was re-released
in October 1985.

Score: The duo’s first No 1 single in the UK topping the charts
on 11 January 1986 – 40 years ago today. Also #1 in the USA.

A critic’s poll by The Guardian selected West End Girls as #1
of the 100 greatest UK number one singles in 2020.

C’mon, girls, turn it up…

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