10 thoughts on “ The Suit - Public Image Limited - Metal Box

  1. Aug 10,  · Packaged in a 12" film can-style metal box. Includes an A5 size sheet with tracklist and line-up. Side B ends with a locked groove which repeats the last few seconds of "Swan Lake" endlessly until the needle is lifted from the record. Edition of 50, copies (plus an extra 10, for export)/5().
  2. Public Image Ltd.- The Metal Box Flowers Of Romance; Public Image Ltd.- Swan Lake by Flowers Of Romance. Public Image Ltd.- The Suit by Flowers Of Romance.
  3. Jun 09,  · Metal Box reflects the members of PiL's local musical traditions (punk, reggae, middle-eastern, rock) but completely reorganized and refined in the way only jazz can do. It's as if Count Basie had been born a skinny white boy in Britain and handed the tonal/musical vocabulary of /5(27).
  4. May 29,  · All words and music by Public Image LTD. "Swan Lake" ends with a fade rather than the locked groove of the original release. g vinyl, with remastered sound/5(82).
  5. Metal Box is the second album by Public Image Ltd, released by Virgin Records on 23 November The album takes its name from the round metal canister which contained the initial pressings of the record. It was later reissued in standard vinyl packaging as Second Edition in February by Virgin Records in the United Kingdom, and by Warner Bros. Records and Island Records in the United Genre: Post-punk, experimental rock, dub, avant-garde.
  6. Buy This Album. Originally released in on Virgin in a metal round tin containing an info sheet and three 12inch 45rpm vinyl discs.
  7. Public Image Ltd., was an excellent exercise in reinvention. No longer rotten, as John Lydon we saw the artist. After a so so debut album with ’s First Issue, his second release saw him lay the foundation for a genre for the second time in his then short adrierdredironcrusherkeswyn.info: Public Image Limited.
  8. AllMusic Review by Andy Kellman [+] PiL managed to avoid boundaries for the first four years of their existence, and Metal Box is undoubtedly the apex. It's a hallmark of uncompromising, challenging post-punk, hardly sounding like anything of the past, present, or future. Sure, there were touchstones that got their imaginations running -- 10/
  9. Jun 09,  · The second album by John Lydon's post-Sex Pistols outing Public Image Ltd. was originally released in the UK in in a limited edition film canister-style metal box containing three 12" 45s. Some copies managed to float across the Atlantic into the hands of a fortunate few, making it a post-punk collectors' holy grail/5(27).
  10. Apr 09,  · In a considerable improvement over PiL’s debut release First Issue, Metal Box is a groundbreaking release that makes for some challenging, yet extremely fascinating, listening. This is arguably the most challenging listen on this list in fact as it is quite dissonant and 96%(5).

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