After fronting the Sex Pistols John Lydon formed post-punk originators Public Image Ltd in 1978. “PiL” continued until 1992 with a shifting line-up and unique sound which saw them fuse Rock, Dance, Folk, Pop and Dub.
Widely regarded as one of the most innovative bands of all time their music and vision earned them 5 UK Top 20 Singles and 5 UK Top 20 Albums.
John Lydon resurrected the band in 2009 together with former members Lu Edmonds (Guitar & Misc) and Bruce Smith (Drums), plus 2009 recruit Scott Firth (Bass). They released a new studio album ‘This Is PiL’ in 2012.
Last year the band released their 10th studio album ‘What The World Needs Now…’ which peaked at number 29 in the official UK album charts and picked up fantastic acclaim from both press and public. (The album also peaked at number 3 in the official UK indie charts and number 4 in the official UK vinyl charts). ‘What The World Needs Now…’ was self-funded by PiL and released on their own label ‘PiL Official’ via Cargo UK Distribution.