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As I checked into the Plaza Hotel opposite the giant Tivoli Gardens amusement park, I could have been forgiven for thinking that the hotel was an extension of the Tivoli. They are, she says, still awaiting a decision on the government suit against their pornographic T-shirts.
If it upsets someone so much that they can't like a record by someone who's slagged 'em off for wearing the same clothes.
Innovative in that they have helped create the musical revolution of punk rock which has revitalised the whole recording industry. Now things start getting crazy. They would if only they'd open their stupid fucking eyes. I'm just as vain as everybody else.
Johnny Rotten made it very clear he was most displeased that the 'Pretty Vacant' film was put on. This section needs additional citations for verification. He clocks my tortoise shell earring, the five weeks laziness straggling across my cheeks and chin and the sneer and the direct-eye blitz never stops.
I wear what I want purely for my own amusement. It can only be afforded in a democratic society, therefore kind of slightly fucking redundant. As it turned out, the record placed second, behind a Rod Stewart single in its fourth week at the top. That song was our statement somehow.
His insecurity showed when I asked him if he could foresee a time when the band and manager Malcolm McLaren might part company.
In an early short story, the inhabitants of an impoverished neighbourhood are prepared to kill off those who interrupt their sacred slumber before noon; in another, an Oblomov-style character refuses to leave his bed for a whole year. Some critics, disappointed that the album contained all four previously.
To get a purchase on the new phenomenon it was necessary to name it, but the transaction could only be a rip-off: the word gave you punk by taking it away, replacing it with a grotesque caricature. One of them is enough in my life. One of the most famous incidents, of course, was when Rotten was razored by vigilantes.