Died a famous British rock musician (PHOTO)

Умер известный британский рок-музыкант (ФОТО)

In Estonia, on 64-m to year of life died a famous British rock musician, leader of the band the Buzzcocks, Pete Shelley.

This was announced on the evening of 6 December, the official Twitter account of the Buzzcocks.

According to preliminary information, the cause of death of Pete Shelley became a sudden heart attack.

Pete Shelley (real name Peter Campbell McNish) was born in the British town of Lee, near Manchester, on 17 April 1955. Graduated from Bolton University. During his studies, he met Howard Devoto, who later created the legendary band Buzzcocks, which is considered one of the first punk bands.

Their first album, the Buzzcocks released in 1978. Album, Another Music in a Different Kitchen became popular and a few songs from it became hits. The Buzzcocks song called too honest, so radio stations do not always agree twist.

The following two album, Love Bites and A Different Kind of Tension also popular. Howard Devoto left the band after the first album and since then the staff changed often, and Pete Shelley remained a constant leader and soloist of the group. In 1979 the band broke up and Shelly had pursued solo projects. In 1993, he again gathered the Buzzcocks, the band has recorded six Studio albums. The last album was released in 2014 and it was called The Way.

Pete Shelley released several solo albums and most famous hit was the song Ever Fallen in Love, he in 2005 he re-recorded in the company of Elton John, Robert plant, David Gilmour, Peter Hook and Roger Daltrey.

In 2012, Pete Shelley with his wife-Estonian Greta moved to live in Tallinn. As he told me because he was tired from the busy pace of London.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the best song of the 2018 version of the musical critics of The Guardian was This Is America the American rapper Donald Glover, acting under the pseudonym Childish Gambino. In second place is Make Me Feel soul singer Janelle Monet.

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