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Open Up

Leftfield Lydon

1st November 1993 (single), 30th January 1995 (LP)

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Although it was clearly John Lydon’s time (as Johnny Rotten) in the Sex Pistols that made him famous, his career as Public Image Ltd would ultimately provide a more enduring body of work. Lydon also had successful collaborations during this time, and it’s 1993’s Open Up, with Leftfield, that I want to look at here.

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It’s On

Flowered Up

1990 (single) / 26th August 1991 (LP)

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The indie/dance crossover sound from the late 80s and early 90s might well have had its home in Manchester, but these London boys gave them more than a run for their money.

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