Release Date: June 1995
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Release Country: United Kingdom
Record Type: 61 Tracks Box Set Reissue CD
Pete Shelley real name Peter McNeish (born 1955), Howard Devoto real name Howard Trafford (born 1952). They decide to start a band and chance upon a headline: "It's The Buzz, Cock!"
Apr 1, 1976
Pete Shelley - guitar, Howard Devoto - vocals, Garth Davies (Smith) - bass, Mick Singleton - drums. Notes: One gig. No released recordings.
Jul 20, 1976 - Feb 1977
Pete Shelley - Starway guitar, Howard Devoto - vocals, Steve Diggle (born 1956) - bass, John Maher - drums
Mar 11, 1977 - Oct 7, 1977
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar
John Maher - drums, Garth Smith - bass
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, John Maher - drums, Barry Adamson (on loan from MAGAZINE) - bass
Barry Adamson filled in on bass while they held auditions for a permanent bassist. This lineup played 6 dates in November to complete a tour. No released recordings.
Nov 1977 - Mar 6, 1981, (reformed) 1989, (reformed again) Jan 29 - Feb 18, 1992
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, keyboards, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals, John Maher - drums, Steve Garvey (born 1958) - bass
The reformed group toured, but released no studio recordings. In 1992 they performed 11 gigs in Europe. There were no studio recordings.
Jan 31, 1990 - Dec 22, 1991
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals
Steve Garvey - bass, Mike Joyce (ex VICTIM, ex SMITHS) - drums
|∎ Another Music In A Different Kitchen|
|1-3||You Tear Me Up||2:27|
|1-4||Get On Your Own||2:26|
|1-7||I Don't Mind||2:18|
|1-11||Moving Away From The Pulsebeat||7:02|
|∎ Love Bites|
|1-13||Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't Have)?||2:42|
|1-19||Love Is Lies||3:13|
|1-22||Late For The Train||5:33|
|∎ A Different Kind Of Tension|
|2-2||Sitting Around At Home||2:40|
|2-3||You Say You Don't Love Me||2:53|
|2-4||You Know You Can't Help It||2:22|
|2-5||Mad Mad Judy||3:34|
|2-7||I Don't Know What To Do With My Life||2:43|
|2-10||A Different Kind Of Tension||4:38|
|∎ Singles Going Steady|
|2-14||What Do I Get?||2:56|
|2-15||Love You More||1:50|
|2-17||Everybody's Happy Nowadays||3:13|
|2-18||Harmony In My Head||3:09|
|2-19||Whatever Happened To?||2:14|
|2-23||Why Can't I Touch It?||6:38|
|2-24||Something's Gone Wrong Again||4:33|
|∎ Many Parts (Live At The Lyceum)|
|3-4||Moving Away From The Pulsebeat||4:52|
|3-6||What Do I Get?||2:46|
|3-7||Whatever Happened To?||2:13|
|3-11||What Do You Know?||3:17|
|3-12||Why She's A Girl From The Chainstore||2:26|
|3-15||I Look Alone||3:04|
CD1 contains the 1978 LPs 'Another Music In A Different Kitchen' and 'Love Bites'.
CD2 contains the 1979 LP 'A Different Kind of Tension' as well as those singles from the 1979 compilation LP 'Singles Going Steady' that don't already appear on the above LPs.
CD3 is a compendium that includes: recordings from a live concert from 10 Mar 1978 at The Lyceum, London (3-1 to 3-8), the 1981 EP 'Parts 1,2,3' (3-9 to 3-14) and a track from a 1981 NME cassette (3-15).
Included is a 48 page booklet with a comprehensive history of Buzzcocks by Jon Savage as well as artwork and demo artwork for releases, concerts etc.
Nearly identical to Product but that has Made In UK printed on the CDs and matrices without 'NL' indicating that the discs were both mastered and pressed at EMI Swindon.