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Buzzcocks – Promises / Lipstick (1978) Vinyl Album 7″

Band: Buzzcocks

Album: Promises / Lipstick

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock

Label: United Artists Records

Release Country: United Kingdom

Record Type: 2 Tracks Vinyl Album 7"

Feb 1976
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

Nov 1977
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

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2 Tracks
A Promises2:35
B Lipstick2:35

Issued in a flipback picture sleeve and on matching purple and black custom push-out labels.
Side B denoted as '1' on label.
℗ 1978 United Artists Records Ltd.
Made in England

Additional notes:
Not included on their second album, "Promises" and "Lipstick" were part of the Olympic Studios, Barnes recordings mixed at Advision Studios.
Please see: Love Bites' "Twice Bitten" bonus tracks for band line-up and recording info.

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