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For Buzzcocks, age of 'Nostalgia' is now

Jim Sullivan, Boston Herald, 16 May 2010

THIRTY-TWO YEARS ago, a young British punk-pop band, Buzzcocks, recorded a song called 'Nostalgia'. It included these words from singer/guitarist Pete Shelley: "My future and my past are presently disarranged/And I'm surfing on a wave of nostalgia for an age yet to come."

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