They are commonly regarded as an important influence on the Manchester music scene, the independent record label movement and the punk rock , power pop , pop punk and indie rock genres in general. They are primarily remembered for their singles, a string of would-be hits that combined a strong grasp of pop song craftsmanship with rapid-fire punk energy.
These singles were collected on Singles Goin… read more. Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band formed in Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK in , led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Pete Shelley — for nearly their entire existence… read more. Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band formed in Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK in , led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Pete Shelley — for nearly their entire existence.
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Promises 7. Harmony In My Head 9. What Ever Happened To? Oh Shit! Autonomy Noise Annoys Just Lust Lipstick Accented with a Paul Weller-like chorus, the song reflects the paradox of a disorderly, predatory world and a headstrong, unfazed inner core. Its vague lyrics can be applied to other painstaking life quests—for success, transcendence, purpose, a place to belong, etc.
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With wiry bass lines, neat guitars and sultry-yet-vulnerable lyrics, the two- and three-minute punk songs of Singles Going Steady made young listeners feel less marginalized, weird and shy and gave them a pep in their step. Buzzcocks had a crossover appeal to fans of pop, New Wave or classic rock, but they still had an ability to connect with fans of militant punk rock.
Their sound could be quickly grasped, but no other group was more compelling or irresistible in their fusion of punk-pop. In a way, with releases like Singles Going Steady , Buzzcocks broke the rules and the mold of punk, which in turn, made their sound more radical than it appeared.