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Once the furor over the Sex Pistols died down, someone had to come in and take punk rock to the next level. No group stepped up with more raw energy than the Buzzcocks. Their searing guitars, sneering vocals, and razor sharp melodies led to a string of memorable hits. Collecting 25 songs, Operators Manual provides a complete summary for fans and an excellent primer for any band interested in doing the punk-pop thing just right.