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Buzzcocks reissues on Domino mark the 40th anniversary of their first single

Domino Records follow the reissue of Buzzcocks’ first recordings with a boxset in March

Domino Records have reissued the Buzzcocks EP Spiral Scratch, marking 40 years since its original release. In Addition, Time’s Up, the infamous bootleg of the group’s 1976 demos featuring the original line-up of Howard Devoto, Pete Shelley, Steve Diggle, and John Maher, will be released by Domino on 10 March alongside the Buzzcocks MK.1 Box, containing vinyl and CD versions of both releases, plus reprints of rare graphic material including Shy Talk Fanzine No 4, various postcard flyers, posters and more.

Spiral Scratch was initially pressed in a run of 1000 and sold for £1 a pop. It went on to sell 16,000 copies in the six months following its release. It is available now as a limited edition 7".