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25 / 2: "Album" Feb.

25 / 2: "Album" Feb.

About the show

Playing tracks by

Public Image Limited and Time Zone.

The second edition of "25" focuses on Public Image Limited's landmark Feb. 1986 release "Album" (also known as Compact Disc and Cassette) which featured the singles; "Home" and the anti-apartheid anthem "Rise".

Joining John Lydon in the studio were session musician's Jonas Hellborg on bass, guitarist Steve Vai, Ryuichi Sakamoto on keyboards, and "Cream" drummer Ginger Baker (amongst others). The producer was the legendary Bill Laswell.

This documentary features Xfm's Ian Camfield talking with John about the recording of "Album" - along with contributions from current PiL drummer Bruce Smith, Professor of Popular Music Tim Wall, Doctor Paul Long from the Birmingham School of Media, and PiL author Phil Strongman.

XFM Presents 25; February 2011 “Album” Public Image Limited

Presenter; Ian Camfield
Producer; Sam Coley
Exec. Producers; Andy Ashton, Mike Walsh
Assistant Producer; Oliver Carter

Xfm imaging Dan Riedo
With thanks to Adam Cotton

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