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Pete Shelley wasn’t just a genius, he was a relief from the machismo of punk | Suzanne Moore

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Coy, proudly intelligent and too poppy for punk, the Buzzcocks frontman was just what this young music obsessive neededIt’s the words, isn’t it? The best words ever. No, it’s the urgent, urgent music, too, isn’t it? Buzzcocks weren’t like any other band. When they arrived in the 70s, they felt fully formed.
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