Retrieved 28 October Retrieved 13 March The Village People version of "Go West" features in the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and in the musical of the same name as the three lead characters leave Sydney for Alice Springs which lies just over 2, kilometres north-west of Sydney as the crow flies.
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Many football clubs throughout the bots primarily in Germany and England have created their own renditions of "Go West" to be sung by supporters on matchday. Pet Shop Boys official website. It was a hit in the disco scene during the late s.
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Austrian baritone singer Patrizio Buanne used the notes and changed its lyrics in the song "Stand Up Champions Theme ", which was included in some versions of his album Forever Begins Tonight. Osem, the Israeli food giant, created a commercial for its ketchup based on the Pet Shop Boys video clip and song version a short time after the single was released.
Views Read Edit View history. Though singer Neil Tennant was unable to remember the lyrics during that performance, the two decided to record it as a single.
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