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"I have no time for lies and fantasy, and neither should you. Enjoy or die."--John Lydon Punk has been romanticized and embalmed in various media. It has been portrayed as an English class revolt and a reckless diversion that became a marketing dream. But there is no disputing its starting point. Every story of punk starts with its idols, the Sex Pistols, and its sneering hero was Johnny Rotten. In Rotten , Lydon looks back at himself, the Sex Pistols, and the "no future" disaffection of the time. Much more than just a music book, Rotten is an oral history of punk: angry, witty, honest, poignant, and crackling with energy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312428136
ISBN-10: 0312428138
Format: Paperback / softback
(233mm x 160mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Picador USA
Publisher: Picador USA
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Lydon

John Lydon still performs and tours with the Sex Pistols. He also records and performs both as a solo artist and with PiL (Public Image Limited). He lives in California.

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