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9 thoughts on “ Albatross - PiL* - Metal Box (Vinyl, Album, Album)

  1. ORIGINAL PIL INSERT FOR TRACK LISTINGS: VG-, SOME CREASES/CRINKLES (SEE PICS!) Metal Box is the second album by Public Image Ltd., released in by Virgin Records. The title refers to the album's original packaging, which consists of a metal 16mm film canister embossed with the band's logo and containing three 12" records. The album was.
  2. Metal Box, an Album by PiL. Released 23 November on Virgin (catalog no. METAL 1; Vinyl LP). Genres: Post-Punk, Experimental Rock.
  3. PiL's second album Metal Box () pushed their sound further into the avant-garde, and is often regarded as one of the most important albums of the post-punk era.
  4. Jan 26,  · Packaged in a 12" film can-style metal box. Includes an A5 size sheet with tracklist and line-up. Side B ends with a locked groove which repeats the last few seconds of "Swan Lake" endlessly until the needle is lifted from the record. Edition of 50, copies (plus an extra 10, for export)/5().
  5. "Second Edition," first released as the Metal Box, was the second album by Public Image Ltd., Johnny Lydon's post-Sex Pistols band. I'll admit that it's the only PiL album I liked in its entirety, and "liked" isn't quite the word for it. I LOVED this album, still love it, and will continue to love it until I croak/5(80).
  6. May 14,  · Originally released as "Metal Box" in by Virgin Records (containing three 12" 45rpm records), it was deleted from the catalogue on 23 November after an initial release of 60, units, then re-issued on 22 February as "Second Edition", a double LP packaged in a more conventional gatefold/5(K).
  7. Jul 20,  · PiL Metal Box (Virgin, ) Listen / Buy. It’s extraordinary to think that Metal Box makes the uncompromising First Issue sound like a band dipping its toes into the water. From start to finish, the album stretches and warps time in a way rarely seen on what was ostensibly still a ‘pop’ record.
  8. Metal Box was PiL’s second record, an even larger step into the bizarre from a group of people as ready as any to change the face of music yet again. Metal Box might just be the most unwieldy album of all time, 3 records, one embossed 16mm film canister.
  9. The first and longest winded track in PiL’s sophomore album, “Metal Box” (also known as Second Edition). The song is a 10 minutes minimalist piece with a bass driven instrumental accompanied.

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