For BUZZCOCKS Addicts

16 January 2021

Domino Records just unleashed a 7” BUZZCOCKS box-set containing the 12 singles
that the legendary Manchester punk band released for United Artists between 1977 and 1980. Re-mastered from the original tapes and in the original Malcolm Garrett designed sleeves. It also contains a 36-page booklet written by acclaimed punk chronicler Clinton Heylin.

All order info here.

BUZZCOCKS: Facebook

R.I.P. Pete Shelley

DAVID BOWIE – His Single ‘HOLY HOLY’ Came Out 50 Years Ago Today

15 January 2021

Artist: DAVID BOWIE
Single: HOLY HOLY
B-side: Black Country Rock

Released: 15 January 1971 – 50 years ago today
It didn’t chart, God knows why.

Note: A different version of the song was recorded
in the same year for The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust
And The Spiders From Mars
LP but was dropped from
the album before the release. God knows why.

Holy Bowie…

DAVID BOWIE: Website

Stellar Debut Single ‘CEREMONY’ By NEW ORDER Came Out 40 Years Ago

Top singles from the best…

14 January 2021

Band: NEW ORDER
Active: 1980–1993, 1998–2007, 2011–present

Single: CEREMONY – the stellar debut single,
one of their best accomplishments ever to my ears.
B-side: In A Lonely Place
Note: Both songs were written when still being
Joy Division before Ian Curtis‘ passing.

Released: 14 January 1981 – 40 years ago
Score: #1 on UK’s Alt Music Charts

Album: Movement

Here’s that diamond

NEW ORDER: Facebook

Make THE CLASH Not The WHITE TRASH Great Again

13 January 2021

Today the American House of Representatives will impeach the worst and most dangerous POTUS ever. A dictatorship inspired sociopath who lives in his own me, myself, and I reality. Let’s hope the vicious Capitol Hill attack will not be repeated today! Go away, Donald Dumped!

Make THE CLASH not the WHITE TRASH great again!

THE CLASH: Facebook

PET SHOP BOYS Scored Their First No 1 UK Single 40 Years Ago Today…

11 January 2021

Band: PET SHOP BOYS
Single: WEST END GIRLS
The first version of the song was released on
Columbia Records’ Bobcat imprint in April 1984,
becoming a club hit in the United States and some
European countries. The single was re-released
in October 1985.

Score: The duo’s first No 1 single in the UK topping the charts
on 11 January 1986 – 40 years ago today. Also #1 in the USA.

A critic’s poll by The Guardian selected West End Girls as #1
of the 100 greatest UK number one singles in 2020.

C’mon, girls, turn it up…

PET SHOP BOYS: Facebook