Buzzcocks have announced that they are to release a live album from their 30th anniversary tour last year, as a digital release next month.
‘Buzzcocks 30’ was recorded on the band’s birthday tour last year, at the Kentish Town Forum.
Fronted by Pete Shelley, the band were inspired by the Sex Pistols to make music, and their debut album ‘Another Music In A Different Kitchen’ was a huge hit in the 70s punk scene.
Buzzcock’s best known song ‘Ever Fallen in Love (with someone you shouldn’t have)?’ enjoyed a resurrection in 2005 when Pete Shelley re-recorded it with an all-star group, including Roger Daltrey, David Gilmour, Peter Hook, Elton John and Robert Plant amongst others as a tribute to the late Sir John Peel.
The live album includes tracks from throughout the band’s 11 album spanning career, including ‘What Ever Happened To’, ‘Operator’s Manual’ and ‘Orgasm Addict’.
To promote the new live release on November 26, the band will play the following venues:
Leeds, Cockpit (November 23)
Edinburgh, Liquid Room (24)
Manchester, Ritz (25)
Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall (27)
Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms (28)
Oxford, Academy (29)
London, Indig02 (30)
More inforamtion is available from the Buzzcocks’ official website here:www.buzzcocks.com