Buzzcocks lead singer Pete Shelley dies at 63

Buzzcocks lead singer Pete Shelley dies at 63

According to the BBC, Pete Shelley, frontman for punk rock heavy-hitters Buzzcocks, has died at the age of 63.

The BBC, following up on an initial announcement by Shelley's brother Gary McNeish, reported that Shelley, born Peter Campbell McNeish, had been living in Estonia.

Perhaps best known in the United States for their 1978 track, "Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've), Buzzcocks released 9 studio records as well as other EPs and compilations". The Buzzcocks' last tour was in 2016, when the band celebrated its 40th birthday.

Shelley pursued a solo career, introducing more experimental electronic music into his repertoire, and had a club hit with Homosapien.

From author Jason Heller: "Pete Shelley subverted punk, subverted pop, subverted sexuality, subverted masculinity". (Shelley's) songs were important to me when I was a young man and they still are to me now. I so appreciate the musical influence Pete.

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Tim Burgess, lead singer of The Charlatans, said Shelley would be remembered "for a long, long time" for his "brilliant" work. The soundtrack to being a teenager.

The band was celebrated for their catchy, yet urgent three-minute songs and are often regarded, along with the Sex Pistols and The Clash, as among the originators of punk.

Former Everything But the Girl singer Tracey Thorn and writer Neil Gaiman were among the first to pay their respects on social media. And Pete Shelley was an awesome songwriter.

The author Neil Gaiman said "part of my youth dies with him".

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