A lot depends on timing. Turned up at the doorstep one night in see-through clear handbag with a fetus in it," recalled Lydon of the origin of the controversial lyrics. Filed Under: Sex Pistols. However, McLaren was into political movements when he was younger and The Pistols and the whole Punk movement can definitely be seen as a reaction against the more established Prog scene at the time see my comment above.
Unless of course, computer says no. S' came on the jukebox and hey presto!
Welcome to the community Jonah, really looking forward to seeing your work up on here! This just adds to the impact this single had, and still has. It was banned from sale in many mainstream record stores, banned on BBC airwaves and on TV and banned by the Independent Broadcasting Authority which regulates independent local radio.
Album Review: Blink — Self-Titled. Thanks Andy Report comment. Dirty, sneering, spitting punks were the complete antithesis of prog and its well heeled hippies, blessed with an almost virtuoso level of musicianship. But how did they arrive at such a perfect song?
Back To Top. I had it," admits Glen Matlock on the unlikely inspiration for this classic.
This was clearly a deliberate move on the part of Malcolm McDowell, the manager and one-man powerhouse behind The Sex Pistols. Possibly the least engaging track on the album, "New York" is a bit generic musically, while the lyric is a swipe at the New York Dolls, with whom McLaren had previously been involved.
The song "EMI" addresses the issue without mincing words.