Buzzkunst

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Buzzkunst
Buzzkunst cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released5 March 2002
Length45:42
LabelCooking Vinyl
ProducerShelleyDevoto
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork7.0/10[3]
PopMattersfavourable[4]
Q3/5 stars[5]
Uncut5/5 stars[6]

Buzzkunst is the debut studio album by UK group ShelleyDevoto. The album reunited Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto, founding members of the punk group Buzzcocks and was their first collaboration since the 1970s.

Track listing[edit]

All music written by Howard Devoto and Pete Shelley. All lyrics by Howard Devoto.

No.TitleLength
1."Can You See Me Shining?"3:31
2."Strain of Bacteria"2:10
3."Deeper"2:53
4."'Til the Stars in His Eyes Are Dead"2:57
5."On Solids"3:28
6."Self-Destruction"3:50
7."You Are Still There"3:14
8."God's Particle"2:34
9."A World to Give Away"3:59
10."Stupid Kunst"3:15
11."System Blues"3:02
12."So There I Was"4:08
13."Wednesday's Emotional Setup"2:48
14."Going Off"3:46
15."'Til The Stars In His Eyes Are Dead" (Live) (Video) 
16."Going Off" (Live) (Video) 

Videos were recorded live at 'Irregular' in London on February 9, 2000.

Personnel[edit]

ShelleyDevoto

with:

  • Harrison Smith – tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Kay Hoffnung – background vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Buzzkunst - ShelleyDevoto : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  2. ^ Alternative Press: 83. May 2002. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Tangari, Joe (23 June 2002). "Shelleydevoto: Buzzkunst | Albums Reviews | Pitchfork". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  4. ^ Robinson, Charlotte (11 April 2002). "ShelleyDevoto: Buzzkunst < PopMatters". PopMatters. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  5. ^ Q: 114. February 2002. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Uncut: 104. March 2002. Missing or empty |title= (help)