The Sex Pistols

Anarchy


Biography of the Sex Pistols

The band started in 1972. The band was founded by Steve Jones and Paul Cook. At this time the guys were thinking of calling themselves 'The Strands' in 1973. In 1974 Glen Matlock joined the band and  played base. They met because Steve Jones and Paul Hooks hangout was at a rock store where Glen Matlock worked and they decided to add him to the band. In 1975 they got there manger his name was Malcolm Mclauren. At this time the manger moved Steve Jones to lead guitarist and said that they should call them His Sex Pistols and that took that name but shortened it to the Sex Pistols. In 1976 The Sex Pistols where regularly playing in London and went to Paris to play for the first time. Also in 1976 they signed to a record deals with E.M.I, and released a debut called Anarchy in The U.K. Also in 1976, they stared in the Today Show and were interviewed Bill Grundy. In 1977, E.M.I sacked the Sex Pistols then Glen Matlock left the band and was replaced by a man named Sid Vicious. Also in 1977 they got a new record deal company called A&M and ten days later they got sacked from them also. In 1977 they signed with another record dealer called Virgin Records, were they come out with there 2nd single God Save The Queen this song came out during the Queens Silver Jubilee. In 1977 the band came out with three more songs Never Mind The Bollocks, Pretty Vacant, and Holidays In The Sun. In 1978 they toured America, they split up after last date in San Francisco, John returned to the UK and Paul and Steve head to Brazil to team up with Train Robber Ronnie  Biggs, Sid overdosed and went to the hospital. Also in 1978 Paul and Steve got with the Train Robber Ronnie Biggs and made the songs My Way and No Ones Innocent. A very tragic thing that happened was that Sid's girlfriend, Nancy Spungen was found dead in the couple's New York hotel room. Sid was charged with murder but says he has no memory of the event. Sid Vicious is released on bail from jail and fatally overdoses and dies at only 21.

The bands inspiration came from many famous stars in the UK including the Beatles. The Sex Pistols genre of music was Punk Rock.The Sex Pistols got a lot of their ideas from previous bands such as the Beatles, but they were just inspired by them.

Basic Info for the Sex Pistols

Glen Matlock was born August 27 1956, London, England had played bass. Happily he's still alive   Sid Vicious was born in May 10th 1957, London, England. He died February 2nd 1979, New York, USA and played bass      Johnny Rotten he was born January 31 1956, London, England. He did Vocals. Steve Jones was born September 3rd 1955, London, England. He played Guitar. Paul Cook born July 1956, London  England.

Top 3 Hits

Anarchy In The U.K.: Right now ha, ha I am An Anti-Christ I am anarchist, Don't know what I want But  I know how to get it. I wanna destroy the passer by Cos' I wanna be anarchy, Ho dogs body Anarchy for the UK It's comingmsometime and maybe I give a wrong time stop a traffic line. Your future dream is a shopping scheme Cause I wanna be anarchy, It's in the city. How many ways to get what you want I use the best I use the rest I use the NME. I use anarchy, It's the only way to be. Is this the MPLA Or is this the IRA I thought it was the UK Or just another country Another concil tenancy. I wanna be an anarchist (Oh what a name) And I wanna be an anarchist (I get pissed destroy)

God Save The Queen: God save the queen The fascist regime They made you a moron Potential H-bomb God save the queen She ain't no human being/There is no future in England's dreaming/Don't be told what you want/Don't be told what you need/There's no future, no future, No futue for you/God save the queen/We mean it man/We love our queen god saves/ God save the queen/ 'Cause tourists are money And our figurehead Is not what she seems Oh God save history God save your mad parade Oh Lord God have mercy All crimes are paid When there's no future How can there be sinWe're the flowers in the dustbin We're the poison in your human machine We're the future, your future God save the queen We mean it man We love our queen God saves God save the queen We mean it man And there is no future In England's dreaming No future, no future, No future for you No future, no future, No future for me No future, no future, No future for you No future, no future For you

Pretty Vacant:There's no point in asking, you'll get no reply Oh just remember I don't decide I got no reason it's all too much You'll always find us out to lunch Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty we're vacant
Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty A vacant Don't ask us to attend 'cos we're not all there Oh don't pretend 'cos I don't care I don't believe illusions 'cos too much is real So stop you're cheap comment 'cos we know what we feel Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty we're vacant Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty  we're vacant ah But now and we don't care There's no point in asking you'll get no reply Oh just remember a don't decide I got no reason it's all too much You'll always find me out to lunch We're out on lunch Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty we're vacant Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty we're vacant Oh we're so pretty Oh so pretty ah But now and we don't care We're pretty A pretty vacant We're pretty A pretty vacant We're pretty A pretty vacant We're pretty A pretty vacant And we don't care

We feel that the music of the Sex Pistols is very strange and very dark. We think it is dark because of the topics and choices for a song and how it gives their impression, which we think is rather dark.

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