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PiL Reunion Funded By Butter Advert
Ben Hewitt , November 13th, 2009 06:05

John Lydon thankful for Country Life commercials

PiL frontman John Lydon has admitted that the band's forthcoming tour was made possible because of the money he pocketed for starring in Country Life butter commercials on television.

Lydon told the Camden New Journal: "The money I got from that advert is the advance on this."

He also defended appearing on the adverts, adding: "Why are they questioning me? What manual am I supposed to adopt?

"I'm promoting a British product which I'm very proud of. Anything I can do to help British industry is fine by me and in return you've got PiL."

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