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Nearly every tune the Buzzcocks blasted out during their 1977–79 heyday could’ve been a single, and this sweetly titled set collects those that actually were, as well as their respective B-sides. The buzz-saw hooks and sing-along refrains that drive “Orgasm Addict” and “What Do I Get?” are the blueprint for pop-punk. But frontman Pete Shelley’s wry brilliance comes deeper in: “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)” and “Why Can’t I Touch It?” are anthems for sexual confusion.

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5 stars

One of the defining releases of the initial U.K. Punk scene.

This compilation of the early Buzzcocks U.K. Singles show the band's maturation from their raw yet brief Howard Devoto (whom left to form Magazine with the late John McGeoch) to the Power Punk-Pop-Rockers that would put them in a class by themselves. A true masterpiece.


Formed: 1975 in Manchester, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Formed in Manchester, England, in 1975, the Buzzcocks were one of the most influential bands to emerge in the initial wave of punk rock. With their crisp melodies, driving guitars, and guitarist Pete Shelley's biting lyrics, the Buzzcocks were one of the best, most influential punk bands. The Buzzcocks were inspired by the Sex Pistols' energy, yet they didn't copy the Pistols' angry political stance. Instead, they brought that intense, brilliant energy to the three-minute pop song. Shelley's alternately...
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Singles Going Steady, Buzzcocks
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Alternative, Music, Rock, Punk
  • Released: Sep 1979
  • Parental Advisory

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