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  Pete Shelley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pete Shelley was born as Peter McNeish on April 17, 1955 in Leigh.
Pete Shelley has also played with various other musicians during his career, including a stint with the Invisible Girls, who backed up Pauline Murray of the punk band Penetration for her LP Pauline Murray and The Invisible Girls and a band called Tiller Boys which included members of various punk bands, and Zip.
Pete Shelley is also the title of a short story by Patrick Marber contained in Speaking With the Angel, a short story collection edited by Nick Hornby.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pete_Shelley   (504 words)

 Buzzcocked and still loaded (Metro Times Detroit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Shelley: A lot of people think that punk was something that happened a quarter of a century ago, but really, it’s something that can happen any time that somebody decides that they have just as much of a right to be an active participant in culture as a passive consumer.
Shelley: People do have the impression that the music industry has been going for thousands of years, you know, that nothing can be changed, but it’s only been sort of a hundred years since they first brought out the record player, the phonograph.
Shelley: I’ve always thought that even though the world is made up of the great political movements, that it’s really the personal political movements, the changes that happen to people and the way which they relate to others, which then affects the way the other things progress.
www.metrotimes.com /editorial/story.asp?id=5033   (1519 words)

 Cosmik Debris Magazine Presents: A Cosmik Quickie with Pete Shelley - September 2003
For a while, before the advent of the second wave of punk, they were also one of the faster bands out there, with frontman and guitarist Pete Shelley leading the band on with his rapid-fire three-chord changes and highly sardonic lyrics.
I don't know what he and his mates were watching on TV at the time of the interview, but it was apparently hilarious, as the entire conversation was interrupted with fits of Shelley giggling hysterically along with whoever was sitting on the couch next to him.
Pete: Actually, that was the reason why Shirley Winters changed her name to Shelley.
www.cosmik.com /aa-september03/pete_shelley.html   (799 words)

 Shelley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet and husband of Mary Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English novelist and wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Pete Shelley, the lead singer and songwriter for the Buzzcocks
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shelley   (139 words)

 Buzzcocks, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
With their crisp melodies, driving guitars, and guitarist Pete Shelley's biting lyrics, the Buzzcocks were one of the best, most influential punk bands.
Shelley's alternately funny and anguished lyrics about adolescence and love were some of the best and smartest of his era; similarly, the Buzzcocks' melodies and hooks were concise and memorable.
Shelley and Devoto remained friends and several months after their initial musical venture dissolved, the pair read the first live review of the Sex Pistols in NME and decided to see the band in London.
www.emusic.com /artist/10566/10566905.html   (1239 words)

 The History of Rock Music. Buzzcocks: biography, discography, reviews, links
Even the album Pete Shelley had composed in 1974, Sky Yen, was released on Groovy in 1979, an experimental work of electronic music.
Pete Shelley started a solo career in the realm of electronic dance-music with Homosapien (Arista, 1982), that includes the minor hit Homosapien, and with XL1 (Arista, 1983), with Telephone Operator.
Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle are the only two surviving members from the original line up.
www.scaruffi.com /vol4/buzzcock.html   (904 words)

 shotbybothsides.com Q Sep91   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By stark contrast Pete Shelley - the guru of new wave pop - sports an ill-fitting patterned shirt - hanging loose over his paunch - with what seems to be exactly the same haircut he sported all those moons ago.
Perhaps more aware was the late Mancunian producer Martin Hannett who - according to Shelley - had worked out a scam where he could get some Buzzcocks records pressed on the back of some-thing he was doing for a group in Nigeria.
Pete Shelley: "It was meant to be very sponta-neous - like a snapshot of what happened at that time - It wasn't a career thing because it was some-thing that could have been over with tomorrow - It was just something to show your grandkids."
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 TrouserPress.com :: Pete Shelley
As creative linchpin of the Buzzcocks, Pete Shelley perfected a pop style based on intellectualizing his emotional responses, often to humorous effect.
Shelley's first solo LP, Sky Yen, was actually recorded in 1974, long before the Buzzcocks, and demonstrates an early interest in Germanic electronic music.
Shelley seems to draw influence from a wide group of sources (such as the Doors and Marc Bolan), and the album cleverly sidesteps the trap of monotony that sometimes afflicted the Buzzcocks.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=Pete_Shelley   (318 words)

 BBC - Nottingham Music - Nevermind the Buzzcocks here's Pete Shelley
The Buzzcocks have just finished their eponymous new album Pete explains that the band have gone back to their roots — often a sign that a band are running out of ideas.
But in Shelley’s case this simply means doing what he does best: crafting raw super-fast bittersweet tunes.
As a front man Shelley, scrawny awkward and bespectacled, was the prototype for geek-kings Jarvis Cocker and Morrissey.
www.bbc.co.uk /nottingham/music/2003/04/pete_shelley_interview.shtml   (856 words)

 CMT.com : Pete Shelley : Biography
Pete Shelley, the leader of the seminal punk band the Buzzcocks, actually had recorded a solo album in
After the Buzzcocks disbanded in 1981, Shelley began a solo career which incorporated the electronic experimentations of Sky Yen with the pop sensibilities of his punk singles.
Shelley then joined the short-lived band Zip; after its breakup, he rejoined the reunited Buzzcocks in 1988.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/shelley_pete/bio.jhtml   (175 words)

 Seattle Weekly: Music: Music Preview: Noise Annoys by Laura Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pete Shelley goes, "I can almost always find something to fascinate me about music, but for the last 13 years, it's been doing the Buzzcocks."
It sounds like Pete Shelley is saying he'd spent the last 13 years doing the booze cooks.
I ask Shelley what it's been like to bear witness to the various copycats ripping off his style for the past 20-odd years.
www.seattleweekly.com /features/0323/music-buzzcocks.php   (751 words)

 buzzcocks.com | And... Pete Shelley
Pete Shelley's classic solo album Homosapien has been released on CD for the first time in the USA by Razor and Tie!
In fact, Shelley injected his songs with such wonderfully stimulating and evocative touches that you could picture such diverse pop-rock figures as Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and Pulp's Jarvis Cocker both being influenced by these tracks as youngsters.
At the same time, Shelley's music may have underscored for Cocker the wonders of the seductive pop melodies and sweeping arrangements.
www.buzzcocks.com /_peteshelley/peteshelley.html   (430 words)

 The Mick Sinclair Archive: Pete Shelley
Pete Shelley's pen mined a rich vein of punk/pop brilliance.
Their music was a wailing wall of buzzsaw guitars while the pristine emotional lyrics found a man constantly stalking the twilight zone between certainty and doubt and articulating the confusion into classic combinations of verse and chorus.
The new Shelley lyrical tidings had every hearer leaping to their own definition of the intent.
micksinclair.com /sounds/shelley.html   (1375 words)

 AOL Music: Pete Shelley : MAIN
Homosapien album cover Pete Shelley's classic solo album Homosapien has been released on CD for...
Pete Shelley on Never Mind The Buzzcocks, 20-Oct-2000...
Pete Shelley notes:: 'The title comes from the cat # and not the track...
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 RollingStone.com: Homosapien : Pete Shelley : Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The miracle of Homosapien, ex-Buzzcock Pete Shelley's solo debut, is that this one-man show–recorded with the help of computerized synthesizers – sounds remarkably organic.
Shelley and producer Martin Rushent have discreetly disguised the mathematical precision of the rhythm machines and synthesizer arrangements with the meaty crunch of electric guitars and the liquid swirl of a slightly doctored twelve-string acoustic.
The cynical bite of "Just One of Those Affairs" is matched by its punchy boogie bravado (underlined, of course, by a pumping synthesizer bass line), while the computerlike accuracy of "Guess I Must Have Been in Love with Myself" heightens the nervous tension between Shelley's tortured vocal and the fragile wash of the acoustic guitars.
www.rollingstone.com /reviews/album/_/id/313236   (392 words)

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 PETE SHELLEY Discography
PETE SHELLEY Homosapien (1981 US 3-track 12" including Yesterday's Not Here Special Dance Mix & Witness The Change/I Don't Know What It Is Extended Combo Version, in custom stickered Arista sleeve SP-133) -
PETE SHELLEY Waiting For Love (1986 UK 3-track vinyl 12" single featuring the Extended Version, 7" Version and also includes Designer Lamps.
PETE SHELLEY XL.1 (Rare 1983 German 11-track LP, which also includes a programme for the ZX Spectrum computer as an additional track on Side 2, picture sleeve) -
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 [NWW] Free Agents
The following is from a Shelley interview by C.P. Lee in N.M.E. Feb 9, 1980, although this is Lee talking, not Shelley:
There is no writing on the record label, and there is a "cover" taped over the outer sleeve which basically looks like a page out of someone's notebook (lined paper, etc.) that someone did some pen doodles on.'
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 Disco Music .com Pete Shelley
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Pete Shelley was originally with The Buzzcocks and continued on to solo success with this single as well as "Telephone Operator."
www.discomusic.com /print.php/722_0_2_0   (64 words)

 | Pete Shelley - They'Re Coming For You Lyrics | Song Text/Lyric | Pete Shelley - They'Re Coming For You Lyrics for Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pete Shelley - They'Re Coming For You Lyrics
Pete Shelley - They'Re Coming For You Lyrics
Pete Shelley - You Can'T Take That Away Lyrics
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 Song Lyrics :: Pete Shelley lyrics - Xl1 album - Xl1 lyrics
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 Sally Timms' discography
Vinyl 12 inch LP released 1980 on Shelley's own label Groovy STP3
Pete Shelley replies: 'I have a meeting this week [of Nov 22, 1994] which should address this querey.'
Pete Shelley contributes the remainder of this entry:
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 Pete Shelley >> Aversion.com
Pete Shelley’s solo projects away from Buzzcocks take a stab at early ‘80s techno.
Written with the same feel as his Buzzcocks songs, Shelley’s solo projects feature programming and keyboards instead of driving guitars, though feature Shelley’s trademark whining delivery.
Lacking the universality of Buzzcocks work, Shelley’s solo songs now sound more dated than anything else.
www.aversion.com /bands/peteshelley   (97 words)

 Pete & Shelley Mail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Every few days Peggi or I say "I wonder how Pete and Shelley are doing.
Have not had a chance to look at or construct photos for part two of a house.
Have a date at A/V Space in Public Market and another one at Starry nights next week.
www.therefrigerator.net /pandsmail/pandsmail1.html   (219 words)

 Pete Shelley Homosapien USA CD ALBUM (78821)
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 Pete Shelley - Sky Yen: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pete Shelley - Sky Yen: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
Pete Shelley - Sky Yen: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
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 MY MP3 Lyrics - Yesterday’s Not Here -- Pete Shelley Song, Music, Artist
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 ♪ Pete Shelley Lyrics -- ( You And I Song Lyrics )
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 ♪ Pete Shelley Lyrics -- ( Love In Vain Song Lyrics )
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 GIGWISE.com | Buzzcocks Plan Tour and New Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But despite having swanky houses in Highgate (I know!) and such like, life wasn't always easy for the 'Cocks - vocalist Pete Shelley remembers disillusionment setting in only moments after their legendary (acid-drenched) appearance on Top Of The Pops in 1978.
It hit him when he was washing his socks, yer see...
There's a moral to this tale - you may be one of the Buzzcocks, but you'll always have to scrub yer socks.
www.gigwise.com /news.asp?contentid=5707   (327 words)

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