Articles tagged john lydon

Language Is an Energy in John Lydon’s ‘Anger Is an Energy’

Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd. frontman John Lydon spills his guts with sloppy but delightful syntax and riddle-like onomatopoeias.

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23 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored

Recalling his hard, young life John Lydon writes, "Imagine the joy of eventually joining the Sex Pistols, and making the world a better place – in a very vengeful way."

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The Rest Is Senseless: A Conversation With Citizen John Lydon

With a new PiL album and an autobiography out, the former Johnny Rotten looks back on his 59 years, calling them "strange" with "a serious learning curve" in his earliest days.

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Public Image Ltd.: What the World Needs Now…

What the World Needs Now... is the sound of a band not really caring too hard about their current stature. Luckily for the listener, the pros outweigh the cons.

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The Who’s Pomp and Bombast, Egos and Flaws

The Who FAQ brings some entertaining insight into who the hell those guys are.

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30 Oct 2007 // 4:50 AM

For all of rock `n’ roll’s inherent rebellious bluster, it’s rare that any of its practitioners actually speak their minds—apart from mouthing

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Filth and the Fury (2000)

If director Julien Temple had chosen to explore the implications of his opening sequence, he might well have produced a film about punk as a movement instead of a rockumentary about a particular band.

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The Filth and the Fury (2000)

Directed by Julien Temple, who also helmed McLaren's original myth-making film project, 'The Filth' frames the tragicomedy of the Pistols with a keen sense of its cultural and historical context.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: 'The Anthropologist'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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