Sex Pistols / Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrated with Pistol and Original Recordings

Danny Boyle’s Pistol series will air on Disney+ on 31 May 2022. Sex Pistols: The Original Recordings will be released on 27 May via UMC, the first time the original recordings have been available in over a decade.

The Sex Pistols famously released God Save The Queen in 1977, coinciding with the Queen’s silver jubilee. The track was a highlight for the short-lived band. The Pistols had been banned from the airwaves and dropped by their label A&M, but they signed with Richard Branson’s Virgin label, and the song was a smash.

The song reached Number 1 on the UK’s NME chart but appeared at Number 2 on the Official UK Singles chart, leading to accusations that the song was purposely kept off the top spot. For the only time in chart history, the track was listed as a blank to avoid offence to the establishment.

Sex Pistols in 1977
Sex Pistols in 1977. Photo: Barry Plummer

Pistol is Danny Boyle’s hugely anticipated story of one of the most influential and incendiary bands of all time. The cast includes Toby Wallace, Anson Boon, Louis Partridge, Jacob Slater, Christian Lees, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Sydney Chandler, Talulah Riley, Emma Appleton and Maisie Williams.

Sex Pistols: The Original Recordings
Sex Pistols: The Original Recordings

Sex Pistols: The Original Recordings is available in a number of formats, including double vinyl, digital and CD, and limited edition double transparent green vinyl and limited edition yellow vinyl, and collectors’ cassettes.

  1. Pretty Vacant
  2. God Save The Queen
  3. Bodies
  4. No Feelings
  5. I Wanna Be Me
  6. Anarchy In The UK
  7. Submission
  8. No Fun
  9. (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone 10. Holidays In The Sun
  10. New York
  11. Problems
  12. Lonely Boy
  13. Silly Thing
  14. Something Else
  15. C’Mon Everybody
  16. Satellite
  17. Did You No Wrong
  18. Substitute
  19. My Way

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