Buzzcocks

Pete Shelley RIP

The co-founder, singer and guitarist of seminal punk band, Buzzcocks, has sadly passed away aged 63.

Three chords, four decades: punk at 40

Forty years after The Ramones first crashed London, Mark Paytress chats to punk’s instigators and inheritors to learn why artistic anarchy still looms large in British music.

I wrote that: Ever Fallen In Love, Buzzcocks

Have you ever fallen in love with someone you shouldn’t have? On the most romantic day of the year we publish our interview with Pete Shelley, writer of the Buzzcocks hit. He has a photographic memory about the creation of the song — well, the lyrics, at least.