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Neil Tennant: Smash Hits Editor For A Day!?

Chris Heath, Smash Hits, 25 February 1987

Oh no! What to do? The Editor had flounced off to some so-called "conference", with half an issue of Britain's Brightest Pop Magazine still to edit. Who could fill his shoes? In desperation, we phoned "Dial-An-Editor". No reply. We asked the dodgy bloke in the newsagents if he was free. He wasn't. And then we remembered Neil "Nebbo" Tennant — ex-Deputy Editor of Smash Hits and now pop "singer" with the Pet Shop Boys. We called him up, asked if he was busy and, as fate would have it, he wasn't. So, eagerly, one Friday morning, we awaited the new "editor's" arrival...

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