Pete Shelley (born Peter Campbell McNeish; 17 April 1955 – 6 December 2018) was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist. "And we still are." The group released their biggest hit "Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)" in 1978. It was attended by his wife and a few close family friends. In 2012 he moved to Estonia to live with his Estonian wife, Greta. Punk's not dead, it has merely moved to Estonia. "We were quite something, yes," agrees lead singer, Pete Shelley, now 60, his vowels as flat as a flounder.
“It’s with great sadness that we confirm the death of Pete Shelley… He formed early punk band Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto in 1976, and was the lead singer and guitarist from 1977 when Devoto left, releasing “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)” in 1978.
Buzzcocks lead singer Pete Shelley has died at … Pete Shelley, the leader of the English punk rock band Buzzcocks, has died at the age of 63. It was attended by his wife and a few close family friends. ''If you’re anything like me, Ever Fallen In Love will be rattling round your brain for the next couple of hours. It was attended by his wife and a few close family friends.Pete's passing was reported by the BBC after his manager told the outlet, and a tweet from the 'Ever Fallen In Love' hitmakers later confirmed the sad news.Buzzcocks were formed in Bolton in 1976 by Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto, who left the group a year later in 1977, leaving Shelley as the principal singer-songwriter. And Pete Shelley was an amazing songwriter. Buzzcocks wrote: "In accordance with Pete Shelley's wishes, a private funeral was held in Maardu, Estonia on Thursday, December 13th. ', and 'Orgasm Addict'.The lead singer of the punk rock band passed away from a suspected heart attack at the age of 63 earlier this month, and the band's official Twitter has now confirmed he was been buried in a private funeral which was held in Maardu, Estonia, where he had been living. Singer-song writer and lead singer of the Charlatans Tim Burgess tweeted a farewell message and link to the band's 1978 song Promises.He worked with producers such as Martin Rushent and Stephen Hague to craf dance floor friendly synth pop.Tim Burgess tweeted a farewell message following the news of Pete Shelley's deathPart of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media GroupHe said: 'Farewell Pete Shelley. "Pete's music has inspired generations of musicians over a career that spanned five decades and with his band and as a solo artist, he was held in the highest regard by the music industry and by his fans around the world. Media caption Pete Shelley co-founded the Buzzcocks, one of the UK's best known punk bands in the 70s. In 2009 Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto both received honorary doctorates from Bolton College in the UK for their contribution to music. Pete Shelley was the front man for the band who are best known for their hit, Ever Fallen In Love. Pete Shelley was the front man for the iconic punk rock band The 63-year-old is said to have died on Thursday in Estonia where he was living The band were best known for their hit Ever Fallen In … Pete Shelley died of a heart attack at the age of 63 in Estonia in December 2018. Pete Shelley (born Peter Campbell McNeish; 17 April 1955 – 6 December 2018) was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist.He formed early punk band Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto in 1976, and became the lead singer and guitarist in 1977 when Devoto left. Pete Shelley.” Shelley relocated from London to Estonia as his wife, Greta, is from the northern European country. We are no longer accepting comments on this article.The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.Published by Associated Newspapers LtdThe most recent formation of the band consisted as Pete Shelley on vocals and guitar, Steve Diggle, on vocals and guitar, Chris Remmington on bass and Danny Farrant on drums.The band had recently announced that it was set to release 40th anniversary re-issues of its first two albums, Another Music in a Different Kitchen and Love Bites, on Friday 25th January 2019.Other keen observers of the music industry, such as the BBC's music reporter, Mark Savage, also tweeted his condolences.ete Shelley of Buzzcocks performs during Sounds of the City at Castlefield Bowl on July 6, 2018 in ManchesterThe comments below have not been moderated.Tributes have now started to pour in for the music legend. '"They wrote at the time: "It's with great sadness that we confirm the death of Pete Shelley, one of the UK's most influential and prolific songwriters and co-founder of the seminal original punk band Buzzcocks.Buzzcocks disbanded in 1981 when Shelley took up a solo career and several other members split off to work on side projects, but they have reformed several times since 1989. "As noted in his eulogy, 'However we knew Pete, we will miss him sorely in all his shapes and guises, but his legacy will live on in our memories and in the ways he has touched our lives.