Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies at 63

Oct 25, 2017
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that's too bad. RIP. enjoyed the buzzcocks as a kid but haven't really listened to the material in awhile.
 
Oct 29, 2017
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Incredibly sad. Said hello to him briefly at Warped Tour years ago, when they played with Thursday lol (they had covered "Ever Fallen in Love?" for one of the Tony Hawk titles). RIP.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Very sad to hear. I just saw them play a few years ago and they still rocked.

Many years ago when I first met my now wive, I was going through a phase where I was singing What Do I Get to myself all the time for some reason. She almost broke up with me over the lyrics I never really paid attention to.
 

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Shit, one of my favourite bands growing up in gloomy 80s Manchester, his Homosapien 12inch single was pretty sweet as well.
A great songwriter. RIP
 
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Shame, but it happens early for some and late for others. I'm listening to Singles Going Steady again in remembrance.

RIP. Please don't leave us early, Mark Burgess and other 1980s Manchester rockers.
 
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Oct 25, 2017
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This is so, so sad. One of the greatest songwriters of all time and to this day were a live force to be reckoned with. I'm gonna miss you, Pete.
 
Oct 28, 2017
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I enjoyed a buzzcocks performance not even months ago in Belfast. I named my first band after their first EP. RIP Pete.
 

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I enjoyed a buzzcocks performance not even months ago in Belfast. I named my first band after their first EP. RIP Pete.
I just watched some footage of the gig, he was looking quite big, it's shook me up a bit about the pounds i have piled on.
 
Oct 27, 2017
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Aw shit. I've enjoyed the Buzzcocks since they were covered on the soundtrack for one of the Tony Hawk games. Their brand of pop punk was the best.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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The later Buzzcocks albums (especially the self titled one from 2003) are so criminally underrated. I highly recommend everyone checks them out.

 
Nov 9, 2017
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RIP Pete Shelley. Used to get a lot out of listening to Love Bites when my life was in a rut many years ago.
 
Oct 28, 2017
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I just read the news. Tearing up a bit.
Just told my friend as well who will be absolutely devastated.

Absolutely loved him and his songs.
Saw Buzzcocks play a few years ago. Wild night, was perfect.