Public Image Ltd. – Metal Box [Second Edition] (1979)

Metal Box is a double-album by English art-punk combo Public Image Limited, released in 1979 on Virgin Records. Original pressings contained the records inside a film canister, hence the title. The album was issued stateside as Second Edition in a standard gatefold on Warner Bros.

A1. “Albatross” (10:38)
A2. “Memories” (5:12)
B1. “Swan Lake” (4:18)
B2. “Poptones” (7:52)
B3. “Careering” (4:38)
C1. “Socialist” (3:16)
C2. “Graveyard” (3:13)
C3. “The Suit” (3:37)
D1. “Bad Baby” (4:36)
D2. “No Birds” (4:48)
D3. “Chant” (5:06)
D4. “Radio 4” (4:29)

John Lydon – vocals, piano (C1, D1)
Keith Levene – guitar, synthesizers, drums (B2, D4), bass guitar (D4)
Jah Wobble – bass guitar, drums (B3, C3), piano
David Humphrey – drums (A1, B1)
Richard Dudanski – drums (A2, C1,
C2, D2, D3)
Martin Atkins – drums (D1)

Nick Cook, Hugh Padgham, George Chambers – engineers
PiL, Dennis Morris – sleeve design and concept
The Metal Box Company – packaging

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