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The Quietus Hour 33: John Lydon Special
John Doran , March 23rd, 2017 09:49

Just two handsome gentlemen in steel-toe capped Doc Martens talking about poetry and punk rock

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Continuing in our series of having extra-special guests to co-host our weekly podcast/ radio show/ Facebook Live cast/ omni-directional brain dump, this week John Doran is joined by none-other than Mr John Lydon of the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd. On the release of his limited edition box set of collected lyrics, Mr Rotten’s Songbook, we joined him on the balcony of his Chelsea Harbour hotel to talk about taking a holiday in Berlin with the Pistols where he heard the first stirrings of techno and the more personal and traumatic nature of PiL. On top of this, the pair talked about the music he has made with Time Zone and Leftfield, while Lydon holds court about his relationship with his mum and dad, how he will miss the Queen when she’s gone, the idea of Calexit, why it’s time for Arsene Wenger to take an extended holiday in the sun and why he still hates his teachers.

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