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Pete Shelley

Pete Shelley
Born: Apr 17, 1955 in Leigh, Lancashire, England
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Biography: Pete Shelley, the leader of the seminal punk band the Buzzcocks, actually had recorded a solo album in 1974, two years before the Buzzcocks formed. Released in 1979, Sky Yen was a collection of electronic music that didn't sound much like his full-time band's blistering guitar pop, yet it did contain ...Read full biography
Released: 1981
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Homosapien was a super-sad event upon its release in 1981. Buzzcocks fans were aware that the songs were originally intended for the band's fourth LP (even though some, such as the underground hit title ...Read full review
Heaven & the Sea
Released: 1986
Label: Mercury
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Heaven and the Sea isn't quite as dance-oriented as Pete Shelley's first two albums, nor does it have the nervous pop energy that was a hallmark of those records and his work with the Buzzcocks. Instead, ...Read full review
More Pete Shelley albums: Main Albums (5), Compilations (2)