British punk legends Buzzcocks’ legacy is Singles Going Steady—16 unfuckwithable, unique ditties that are each so perfect, from the lewd, raw power of “Orgasm Addict” to the pounding pangs of “Why Can’t I Touch It?” that it’s easy to forget the ‘Cocks had actual LPs. Tonight, they will perform their recently reissued first two albums, Another Music in a Different Kitchen and Love Bites, both released in 1978, in their entirety. While neither packs the punch of Singles, they contain some excellent songs that didn’t make the comp, as well as favorites such as “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve).” With the Dollyrots.
Thu., May 13, 9 p.m., 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 11, 2010