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Howard Devoto

Born 15 March 1952.
Howard Devoto

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Howard Devoto (born Howard Andrew Trafford 15 March 1952 in Scunthorpe) is an English singer-songwriter, who began his career as the frontman for the punk rock band Buzzcocks, but then left to form Magazine, one of the first post-punk bands. After Magazine, he went solo and later formed indie band Luxuria.

His singing has been characterized as a "speak-sing voice that veered between amused croon and panicked yelp."

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    Jerky Versions Of The Dream 2007

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
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