Howard Devoto

English singer-songwriter

Howard Devoto (born Howard Andrew Trafford, 15 March 1952) is an English singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer for the punk rock band Buzzcocks. He left and formed Magazine, one of the first post-punk bands. After Magazine, he went solo and later formed indie band Luxuria.

Howard Devoto
Background information
Birth nameHoward Andrew Trafford
Also known asHoward Devoto
Born (1952-03-15) 15 March 1952 (age 72)
OriginBolton, Manchester, England
GenresPunk rock, post-punk, synthpop, new wave, electronic
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, guitars
Years active1976–present
LabelsNew Hormones, Virgin, I.R.S., EMI