Public Image Limited Top 40

I’m not at all sure about this as I have amended this list a dozen times already, so it comes with the following proviso – “At the time of publication”. I’ll want to change it within seconds of posting it I know, and maybe I will at some point, but will resist for as long as possible.

Number Title Album Year
40 Seattle Happy? 1987
39 Open & Revolving Happy? 1987
38 The Body Happy? 1987
37 Worry 9 1989
36 Cruel That What Is Not 1992
35 Out Of The Woods This is PiL 2012
34 Bettie Page What The World Needs Now 2015
33 Reggie Song This is PiL 2012
32 Angry Happy? 1987
31 Ease Album 1986
30 Religion II First Issue 1978
29 Fodderstompf First Issue 1978
28 Track 8 The Flowers of Romance 1981
27.0 Banging the Door The Flowers of Romance 1981
26 Tie me to the length of that This Is what you want….This is what you get 1984
25 The Order of Death This Is what you want….This is what you get 1984
24 F.F.F Album 1986
23 Home Album 1986
22 Dissapointed 9 1989
21 Don’t Ask Me The Greatest Hits, So Far 1990
20 Acid Drops That What Is Not 1992
19 Double Trouble What The World Needs Now 2012
18 One Drop This is PiL 2012
17 Shoom What The World Needs Now 2015
16 Usls 1 9 1989
15 Rise Album 1986
14 Bad Life This Is what you want….This is what you get 1984
13 Under the House The Flowers of Romance 1981
12 Flowers of Romance The Flowers of Romance 1981
11 Chant Second Edition 1979
10 Albatross Second Edition 1979
9 Memories Second Edition 1979
8 Swan Lake (Death Disco) Second Edition 1979
7 Low Life First Issue 1978
6 Annalisa First Issue 1978
5 This is not a love song This Is what you want….This is what you get 1984
4 Theme First Issue 1978
3 Poptones Second Edition 1979
2 Careering Second Edition 1979
1 Public Image First Issue 1978

I remember being in a Woolworths somewhere, I was 11 years old, and I saw the Public Image 7″ Inch single in it’s fake newspaper cover, I wanted it, but I didn’t get it. I still think it is one of the greatest pop singles ever released.

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