PiL releasing first new material in 20 years

2012 Record Store Day / February 25, 2012

According to Public Image Ltd’s official website, the band will release its first new material in two decades on 2012 National Record Store Day. The four track EP will be entitled “One Drop,” and will include tracks from the band’s upcoming LP, “This is PiL.” The EP will be released on the band’s own label. According to the press release, the band is, “Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time. PiL’s music and vision earned them 5 UK Top 20 Singles and 5 UK Top 20 Albums.” The frontman of PiL is John Lydon, former frontman for The Sex Pistols.

The band’s full length will come out in May. National Record Store Day is April 21st.

Pictured: Original lineup, Keith Levene, Jah Wobble and John Lydon. John Lydon, Lu Edmonds, Bruce Smith and Scott Firth is the new lineup.

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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