Pet Shop Boys: 'X Factor winner should do Eurovision'
The Pet Shop Boys think the winner of 'X Factor' should represent the UK at 'Eurovision'.
The electro group - made up of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe - believe the timing is ''perfect'' for the winner of the show to not simply get a record deal, but also sing a song for Britain at the annual pan-continental music contest.
Neil said: ''British artists - Elton John or David Bowie - have not traditionally wanted to do it because they think it looks too crass. But now reality television is possibly even more crass than 'Eurovision'.
''So I think the winner of 'X Factor' should represent Britain. The timing is perfect. And you will get the A&R input, either good or bad, that goes with that.''
The group also reveal they have been asked by the BBC to write a song for the contest - in which the UK has not done well in recent years.
Neil added in an interview with the BBC: ''The BBC have asked us a couple of times if we'd be interested in writing a song for Britain's entry. Our feeling about it was that if we had the right song then we wouldn't be embarrassed in giving it to them.''05-09-2012
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