Arthur Stead(Keyboards), John Lydon(Vocals), Joseph Guida(Guitar), Louis Bernardi(Bass), Martin Atkins(Drums), Karl Coosmann(Engineer), Winfried Pannen(Engineer), Christian Wagner(Director), John Lydon(Composer), Manfred Becker(Photography), Peter Ruchel(Executive Producer), Daniel Mueller(Authoring), Hanns Hommen(Lighting), John Lydon(Logo), Ken Janz(Lighting)
Live at Rockpalast, 1983 is a simple transfer of PiL performing live on the German television show, but it's of special interest as the concert falls firmly between two albums. The prickly Flowers of Romance was going on two years old and the fast, funky stomp of This Is What You Want...
This Is What You Get was yet to come, but pivotal member Keith Levine is already gone with drummer Martin Atkins and, of course, vocalist John Lydon being the only PiL of note in this version. Interesting to hear a particularly bright (This Is Not A) Love Song and an almost swinging version of Bad Life, two points that already make this a better deal than the same era's Live in Tokyo. Add a steely Anarchy in the U.K. from a project that rarely played it, and the set becomes desirable for PiL fans who don't see Levine's departure as the bitter end., Rovi
01． Public Image I
05． Flowers Of Romance
08． Anarchy In The U.K.
09． (This Is Not A) Love Song
10． Low Life
11． Under The House
12． Bad Life
13． Public Image II
Public Image Ltd. (PiL) were originally a quartet led by singer John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten, born January 31, 1956) and guitarist Keith Levene, who had been a member of the Clash in one of its early lineups. The band was filled out by bassist Jah Wobble (John Wordle) and drummer Jim Walker. It was formed in the wake of the 1978 breakup of Lydon's former group, the Sex Pistols. For the most
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