Public Image Limited: PiL Official

Studio Albums

     

PiL: Public Image - First Issue

VIRGIN V 2114

(12/78)

Theme / Religion I / Religion II / Annalisa / Public Image / Low Life / Attack / Fodderstompf

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

(first ever US release June 2013)

PiL: Public Image - First Issue  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Metal Box (aka Second Edition)

VIRGIN METAL 1

(11/79)

Albatross / Memories / Swan Lake (aka Death Disco) / Poptones / Careering / No Birds Do Sing / Graveyard / The Suit / Bad Baby / Socialist / Chant / Radio 4

12 tracks on three separate 12" records – playing at 45 rpm – housed in a limited edition metal canister.

Note: 'Metal Box' was re-issued with exactly the same tracks in 1980 as 'Second Edition' in a standard cardboard sleeve.

(Re-issued as remastered limited edition 3 CD set in UK, 2009) (The 2011 CD re-issue of Second Edition uses same remaster)

 

METAL BOX  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Flowers of Romance

VIRGIN V 2189

(4/81)

Four Enclosed Walls / Track 8 / Phenagen / Flowers Of Romance / Under The House / Hymies Him / Banging The Door / Go Back / Francis Massacre

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

Flowers of Romance  
     

 

 

 

PiL: This Is What You Want...
This Is What You Get

VIRGIN V 2309

(7/84)

Bad Life / This Is Not A Love Song / Solitaire / Tie Me To The Length Of That / The Pardon / Where Are You / 1981 / The Order Of Death

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

This Is What You Want... This Is What You Get  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Album

VIRGIN V 2366

(2/86)

FFF / Rise / Fishing / Round / Bags / Home / Ease

(aka: Compact Disc)

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

(picture disc Vinyl LP released October 2013)

Album  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Happy?

VIRGIN V 2455

(9/87)

Seattle / Rules And Regulations / The Body / Save Me / Hard Times / Open And Revolving / Angry / Fat Chance Hotel / Save Me (instrumental)

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

Happy?  
     

 

 

 

PiL: 9

VIRGIN V 2588

(5/89)

Happy / Disappointed / Warrior / U.S.L.S. 1 / Sand Castles In The Snow / Worry / Brave New World / Like That / Same Old Story / Armada

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

9  
     

 

 

 

PiL: That What Is Not

VIRGIN V 2681

(2/92)

Acid Drops / Lucks Up / Cruel / God / Covered / Love Hope / Unfairground / Think Tank / Emperor / Good Things

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

That What Is Not

 

     
     

This Is PiL

PiL Official PiL002

(5/12)

This Is PiL / One Drop / Deeper Water / Terra-Gate / Human / I Must Be Dreaming / It Said That / The Room I Am In / Lollipop Opera / Fool / Reggie Song / Out of the Woods

CD / Double LP / Download
& limited edition 2 disc set including bonus DVD recorded live at Heaven Nightclub, April 2nd 2012:

There is a PIL in Heaven
(limited edition 2 disc set only)
Deeper Water / This Is Not A Love Song / Albatross /Reggie Song / Disappointed /Warrior / Religion / USLS1 / Death Disco / Flowers of Romance / Lollipop Opera / Bags / Chant / Out of the Woods
encore: One Drop / Rise / Open Up

See our This Is PiL page for more info...

This Is PiL album  
     
     

 

 

Compilation Albums

     

PiL: The Greatest Hits So Far

VIRGIN V 2644

(10/90)

Public Image / Death Disco (7" Mix) / Memories / Careering / Flowers Of Romance / This Is Not A Love Song (LP Version) / Rise (Bob Clearmountain Remix) / Home / Seattle / The Body (UK 12" Remix) / Rules And Regulations / Disappointed (12" Mix) / Warrior (Dave Dorrell Remix) / Don't Ask Me

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

The Greatest Hits So Far  
     
     

PiL: Plastic Box

VIRGIN PILBOX 1

(3/99)

Disc 1: Public Image / The Cowboy Song / Theme / Religion I / Religion II / Annalisa / Low Life / Attack / Poptones, Careering & Chant (Radio 1, John Peel Session 17.12.79) / Death Disco (12" Remix) / Half Mix - Meggamix / No Birds Do Sing / Memories

Disc 2: Another / Albatross / Socialist / The Suit / Bad Baby / Radio 4 / Pied Piper / Flowers of Romance (12") / Four Enclosed Walls / Phenagen / Track 8 / Hymies Him / Under The House / Banging The Door / Go Back / Francis Massacre / Home is Where the Heart is

Disc 3: This is Not a Love Song (Unreleased LP Remix) / Blue Water / Bad Life (7" edit) / Question Mark / Solitaire / Tie Me to the Length of That / Where Are You? / The Pardon / 1981 / The Order of Death / FFF / Rise / Fishing / Round / Home / Ease

Disc 4: Seattle / Angry / The Body (US 12" Mix) / Selfish Rubbish / Disappointed / Happy / Warrior (UK 12" Remix) / USLS 1 / Don¡t Ask Me / Criminal / Lucks Up / God / Cruel, Acid Drops, Love Hope & Think Tank (Radio 1, Mark Goodier Live Session 25.2.92)

(4 CD box set: 64 tracks in total. Also includes 36 page booklet with sleevenotes from John Lydon)

Note: Limited Edition only.
Re-issued December 14th 2009 by Virgin Records.

Plastic Box  
     
     

John Lydon: Best Of British £1 Notes

VIRGIN/EMI LYDON1

(10/05)

Anarchy In The Uk - Sex Pistols
Public Image - PiL
This Is Not A Love Song - PiL
Open Up - Leftfield Lydon
Rise - PiL
Don't Ask Me - PiL
Seattle - PiL
Holidays In The Sun - Sex Pistols
Death Disco - PiL
Flowers Of Romance - PiL
World Destruction - Time Zone
Warrior - PiL
Disappointed - PiL
Sun  - John Lydon
Bad Life - PiL
Home - PiL
The Body - PiL
Cruel - PiL
God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols
The Rabbit Song - John Lydon

John Lydon career encompassing compilation covering Sex Pistols, through PiL, to his solo records and collaborations.

Best Of British £1 Notes

 

     
     

PiL: Gold

UNIVERSAL 00600753462881

(12/13)

Disc 1: Four Enclosed Walls / Public Image / Home / Albatross / Tie Me to the Length of That / Flowers Of Romance / Hard Times / Warrior (12" extended mix) / USLS1 / Bags / Chant / Cruel / Religion / Religion II

Disc 2: The Order Of Death / Rise / Seattle / Death Disco (12”) / Acid Drops / Under The House / Disappointed / Covered / Happy / The Body / Memories
/ Don’t Ask Me / This Is Not A Love Song (12”) / Ease

PiL: Gold  
     
     
     

 

 

Live Albums

     

PiL: Paris Au Printemps

VIRGIN V 2183

(11/80)

Theme / Chant / Careering / Bad Baby / Low Life / Attack / Poptones

Recorded live at Paris, The Palace, France, on 17th and 18th, January 1980

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

Paris Au Printemps  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Live In Tokyo

VIRGIN VGD 3508

(9/83)

Annalisa / Religion / Low Life / Solitaire / Flowers Of Romance / This Is Not A Love Song / Death Disco / Bad Life / Banging The Door / Under The House

Recorded live at Tokyo, Nakano Sun Plaza, Japan, on 1st and 2nd, July 1983

(CD re-issued and remastered 2012)

Live In Tokyo  

 

 

 

 

 

 

PiL: ALiFE

CONCERT LIVE

(12/09)

Instant live CD's recorded at December 2009 UK shows in conjunction with Concert Live. Limited edition 4CD sets featuring whole show recorded over 3 discs, plus a bonus disc including a John Lydon video interview and pictures of the band.

Brixton re-issued as 3 disc set July 2010.

Shows recorded:
Birmingham, 02 Academy, December 15th 2009
Leeds, 02 Academy, December 16th 2009
Manchester, Academy, December 19th 2009
London Brixton, 02 Academy, December 21st 2009

Follow this link for more info, including ALL tracklistings etc

ALIFE 2009

 

 

 

 

PiL: Live At The Isle of Wight Festival 2011

CONCERT LIVE

(6/11)

Public Image / Home / Albatross / This Is Not A Love Song / Flowers of Romance / Death Disco / Warrior / Bags / Chant / Religion / Memories / Rise / Open Up

Limited edition live CD – again recorded with Concert Live – from the June 12th 2011 Isle of Wight Festival appearance.

Follow this link for more info...

PiL: Live At The Isle of Wight Festival 2011

 

 

 

 

Live at Rockpalast 1983

BMG 90422CD

(2/12)

Public Image / Annalisa / Religion / Memories / Flowers Of Romance / Solitaire / Chant / Anarchy In The U.K. / This Is Not A Love Song / Low Life / Under The House / Bad Life / Public Image

TV special recorded at Zeche, Bochum, Germany, October 31st 1983. Released officially in 2012. Also released separately on DVD.

Live at Rockpalast 1983  

 

 

 

 

 

Singles

     

PiL: Public Image /
Cowboy Song

VIRGIN VS 228

(10/78)

(A replica 7" was later issued on Record Store Day 2013 in the USA)

Public Image  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Death Disco /
And No Birds Do Sing

VIRGIN VS 274

(6/79)

  Death Disco  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Memories /
Another

VIRGIN VS 299

(10/79)

  Memories  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Flowers of Romance /
Home Is Where The Heart Is

VIRGIN VS 397

(3/81)

  Flowers of Romance  
     

 

 

 

PiL: This Is Not A Love Song /
Public Image

VIRGIN VS 529

(9/83)

(Limited edition 7" picture disc backed with USLS1 released October 2013)

This Is Not A Love Song  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Bad Life /
Question Mark

VIRGIN VS 675

(5/84)

  Bad Life  
     
     

PiL: Rise /
Rise (inst)

VIRGIN VS 841

(1/86)

(Limited edition 12" backed with Warrior released October 2013)

Rise  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Home /
Round

VIRGIN VS 855

(4/86)

  Home  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Seattle /
Selfish Rubbish

VIRGIN VS 988

(8/87)

  Seattle  
     

 

 

 

PiL: The Body /
Angry

VIRGIN VS 1010

(10/87)

  Body  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Disappointed /
Same Old Story

VIRGIN VSG 1181

(4/89)

  Disappointed  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Warrior /
U.S.L.S. 1

VIRGIN VS 1195

(7/89)

(Limited edition 12" backed with Rise released October 2013)

Warrior  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Don't Ask Me /
Rules And Regulations

VIRGIN VS 1231

(10/90)

  Don't Ask Me  
     

 

 

 

PiL: Cruel /
Love Hope

VIRGIN VS 1390

(2/92)

  Cruel  
     
     

PiL: One Drop EP
One Drop / I Must Be Dreaming / The Room I Am In / Lollipop Opera

PiL Official PiL001

(4/12)

12" EP released on Record Store Day, April 21st 2012. First PiL release in 20 years released on band's own self-funded label PiL Official Ltd.

12" and download

See our One Drop page for more info...

One Drop EP  
     
     

PiL: Reggie Song (UK 12" release)
Reggie Song / Four Enclosed Walls - Live from NYC 2010 / Disappointed - Live from NYC 2010

PiL Official PiL003UK

(10/12)

Double AA single released in UK & US. Available on 12" vinyl, CD single and download. UK and US vinyl have different tracklistings.

Reggie Song (UK 12" release)  
     
     

PiL: Out of the Woods (US 12" release)
Out of the Woods / USLS1 - Live from NYC 2010 / Warrior - Live from NYC 2010

PiL Official PiL003US

(10/12)

Double AA single released in UK & US. Available on 12" vinyl, CD single and download. UK and US vinyl have different tracklistings.

Out of the Woods (US 12" release)  
     
     

PiL: Reggie Song / Out The Woods (AA CD release)
Reggie Song / Four Enclosed Walls - Live from NYC 2010 / Disappointed - Live from NYC 2010

PiL Official PiL003CDS

(10/12)

Double AA single released in UK & US. Available on 12" vinyl, CD single and download. UK and US vinyl have different tracklistings.

Download has same tracklisting as CD single. Please note lead tracks are swapped in UK / US on download.

Reggie Song / Out The Woods (AA CD release)  
     
     

 

 

DVD

     

There are currently no official PiL DVD promo video compilations, however, this UK released John Lydon compilation features several PiL promo videos. And also includes previously unreleased extended audio mixes from 'Metal Box'.

   
     

John Lydon: Best Of British £1 Notes

VIRGIN/EMI LYDONVD1

(10/05)

Promo Videos:
Anarchy in the UK - Sex Pistols
God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols
Public Image - PiL
Death Disco - PiL
This is Not a Love Song - PiL
Bad Life - PiL
World Destruction - Time Zone
Rise - PiL
Home - PiL
Seattle - PiL
The Body - PiL
Warrior - PiL
Disappointed - PiL
Don't Ask Me - PiL
Cruel - PiL
Covered - PiL
Open Up - Leftfield
Sun - John Lydon
 
Extras:
Sex Pistols live tracks:
Pretty Vacant - Finsbury Park 1996
Bodies - Phoenix Festival 1996
Silver Machine - Crystal Palace 2002

Audio Extras:
Unreleased PiL Monitor Mixes:
Death Disco (unedited monitor mix)
Albatross (unedited monitor mix)
Albatross ('Melodrama' mix)

Note: John Lydon career encompassing compilation from the Sex Pistols, through PiL, to his solo records and collaborations

Best Of British £1 Notes DVD  
     

 

 

 

Live at Rockpalast 1983

BMG 90427DVD

(2/12)

Public Image / Annalisa / Religion / Memories / Flowers Of Romance / Solitaire / Chant / Anarchy In The U.K. / This Is Not A Love Song / Low Life / Under The House / Bad Life / Public Image

Extras:
Interview with Alan Bangs, 1983
Soundcheck Rehearsals: Annalisa & Chant

TV special recorded at Zeche, Bochum, Germany, October 31st 1983. Released officially in 2012. Features unreleased extras. Also released separately on CD.

Live at Rockpalast 1983 DVD  
     
     
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