The night I fell in love

Pet Shop Boys

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In this song from the 2002 'Release' Album by the Pet Shop Boys the story is told of a one night gay encounter with Eminem. Singer Neil Tennant said in as statement that if Eminem's music is going to be provocative, he is going to be provocative back.

I was backstage
Couldn't believe my luck was in
I saw him approach
Wearing the most approachable grin
When he said "Hello" I was surprised
He spoke so politely
I said I'd liked his show
Well, he just smiled
I guess it happens nightly and so
I fell in love

We went to his room
He had a video camera
I was so nervous
I had to try hard not to stammer
He said "I'm glad you liked the show.
That crowd was dope out there tonight"
"You wanna see some more?
Well, be my guest
You can have a private performance"
I'd fallen in love

I didn't ask why
though he seemed like such a regular guy
He said we could be secret lovers
just him and me
then he joked, "Hey man
you're name isn't Stan, is it?
We should be together"
And he was passionate
I guess I would rate
him a nine out of ten
I'd fallen in love

When I've asked
why have I heard I so much
about him being charged
with homophobia and stuff
he just shrugged

Next morning we woke (secret lovers)
He couldn't have been a nicer bloke
All the breakfast made jokes
about Dre and his homies and folks
Neither of us asked if or when
we would see each other again
But I thought that was cool
'cause I was already late for school
By then
I'd fallen in love

Secret lovers