Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dead at 63

Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley has died. He was 63.

“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,” the band’s Twitter account read on Thursday.

Shelley’s brother, Gary Mcneish, confirmed the news, writing on Facebook: “This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, is tell you my brother Pete Shelley had a heart attack this morning and passed away.”

The punk rock band is famously known for its 1978 hit “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve).”

This is a breaking news story.

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