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Public Image Ltd.: This is PiL

Public Image Ltd. have returned. Or at least John Lydon with some new-old comrades what we now call PiL. The roster this time is more than intriguing: with Lu Edmonds and Bruce Smith two interesting artists returned – joined by multi-instrumentalist Scott Firth [here: double bass, bass guitar and synths] to prove that PiL still had appeal. (No pun intended.) 2009’s shows were a hit as well as the following legs in 2010 including a vastly enjoyable performance at Sziget Festival, Budapest. Then news came that an album was in the making. Now this was something riskier than pure touring. (And playing really well I should add.) Was the butter money well-spent?

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