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Public Image Ltd (PiL) announced the release of their 10 studio album ‘What The World Needs Now…’ on 4 September 2015. The 11-track album follows the huge critical success of 2012’s ‘This is PiL’, the band’s first album in 17 years.

Album opener and lead single ‘Double Trouble’ sees the band launching into a statement of intent that will be released on 21 August. The 10” vinyl version will be backed by ‘Betty Page’ and also come with additional non-album bonus track ‘Turkey Tits’.

Commenting on the new album, John Lydon says, “Buy now while stocks last.”

Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time, PiL’s music and vision earned them 5 UK Top 20 singles and 5 UK Top 20 albums. With a shifting line-up and unique sound, John Lydon guided the band from their debut album ‘First Issue’ in 1978 through to 1992’s ‘That What Is Not’. After a 17 year hiatus, Lydon reactivated PiL in 2009 by taking them back on the road worldwide.

Last year the band returned to Steve Winwood’s Wincraft studio in the Cotswolds’ to record the new album. Released on 4 September, ‘What The World Needs Now…’ precedes the start of their UK/Europe tour; tickets go on general sale at 9am Thursday 21 May, preceded by fan pre-sale at 9am on Tuesday 19  and DLWP member pre-sale Wednesday 20 May. 

‘What The World Needs Now…’ is self-funded by PiL and will be released on PiL’s own label ‘PiL Official’ via Cargo UK Distribution.

Public Image Ltd are:

John Lydon - After fronting the Sex Pistols, John Lydon formed Public Image Ltd in 1978.  Outside of PiL John has released several solo records and collaborations. He also brings quality TV to the masses and has recently released the autobiography ‘Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored’.

Lu Edmonds - Multi instrumentalist and former guitarist in The Damned, Lu joined PiL in 1986 recording and playing on the album ‘Happy?’ and co-writing the  album ‘9’, adding yet another dimension to the PiL sound.

Bruce Smith - Drummer in The Pop Group and formerly of The Slits Bruce became percussionist for PiL in 1986 playing and recording on the albums ‘Happy?’ and ‘9’. Seen as a drumming virtuoso, Bruce brought his unique style into the fold. 

Scott Firth - A bass player/multi instrumentalist that has collaborated and played with a variety of top musicians and bands including Steve Winwood


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Travel Information

 

Train:
We are 5 min walk to Bexhill station for last trains to Brighton/Hastings/London.

Please check train times for summer timetable. At the time of writing the train times are :

  • Last scheduled direct train to Eastbourne + Brighton 23.31.
  • Last train to Hastings 23.40
  • Last train to London St Pancras + Victoria 22.38
Taxi:
For taxi service call Parkhurst Taxis on 01424 733456
Taxis can take you to Battle (15 mins drive) for fast train from Battle to Waterloo East or Charing Cross.

Car:
Free parking along the sea front and in the Rother District Council car park next to the Pavilion after 8pm

Bus:
Eastbourne to Bexhill to Hastings www.stagecoachbus.com/routes-98-99.aspx

Accomodation

A list of B+Bs in Bexhill and Hastings can be found here :www.discoverbexhill.com

Please note that Booking Fees apply on the following transactions:
Online: £1 per ticket + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
Telephone: £2 per transaction + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
In Person: £2 per transaction (applies if using credit card only) Debit card/Cheque/cash is free

Eat before the show

Gig Food Menu

This menu is subject to change on the day
All at £9.75

Freshly made to order

Char grilled steak burger with melted mozzarella, chunky chips and onion rings
Deep fried plaice filet sandwich with tartar sauce, mange tout salad, chunky chips and crispy calamari rings
Pan fried spicy bean burger on focaccia topped with grilled Portobello mushroom and a roasted vegetable salad V
Char grilled chicken tikka served in toasted pita bread with papadoms and a yogurt, mango and mint dip

Side orders
£3.00

Potato wedges with garlic, lemon and thyme mayo
Mixed leaf and crunchy vegetable salad with a French mustard dressing
Seasoned chunky chips

Please order & pay for food at the bar

Food service finishes 45 min before the main act. 

All our dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to order in our kitchen.
Wherever possible we use locally sourced ingredients supporting local suppliers


 
Tue 29 Sep 2015
Tickets: £26.50

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