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Author Topic: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63  (Read 160 times)

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Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« on: December 06, 2018, 11:24:18 PM »
The creator of the soundtrack to my youth has sadly passed on. I'll always remember being the coolest kid at school (for a day) when I returned from lunch with my brand new copy of Another Music in a Different Kitchen complete with limited edition Buzcocks carrier bag.

"But after all life's only death's recompense"
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RIP Pete Shelley



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Re: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2018, 04:39:23 AM »
RIP Pete Shelley indeed, the master of the perfect 3 minute pop song. Not a good year for Manchester punk and new wave what with Mark E Smith of The Fall also passing away.

In his own words 'something's gone wrong again'

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Re: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2018, 05:09:44 AM »
Geez getting old sucks
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Re: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 06:03:07 AM »
Don't normally get upset by "celebrity" deaths, but this one sucks. Buzzcocks were one of the first bands I saw live back in the late 70s and I last saw them supporting the Stone Roses in 2016 where they were on fine form.

Rest in Peace Pete

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Re: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2018, 07:15:48 AM »
I was upset by Bowie passing but somehow Pete Shelley has affected me more. I saw Buzzcocks in 1978 in the Chelmsford ABC and it remains one of my best gigs ever......RIP

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Re: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2018, 08:11:15 AM »
Yeah, it was Bowie that got to me too, but hey, it's called life, eh.

We all end up there.
But yet another music icon gone.  :(
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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Re: Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks lead singer dies aged 63
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2018, 12:08:53 PM »
'Ever fallen in love' is one of my all time favourite songs and is often heard on my iPod.
Great meaning for me at the time :zippedmouth:
So long, Pete :(

 

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