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Public Image Limited - Japanese SHM-SACD Reissue Series 2015 (5x SACD, 1978-1984) [PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC]

Public Image Limited - Japanese SHM-SACD Reissue Series 2015 (5x SACD, 1978-1984)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 211:51 minutes | Scans included | 6,4 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 4,38 GB

Public Image Ltd (also known as PiL) are an English post-punk band formed by singer John Lydon. Lydon emerged after the break-up of the Sex Pistols with PiL's Public Image: First Issue (1978). The new band had a more experimental sound than the Pistols: a "droning, slow-tempo, bass-heavy noise rock, overlaid by Lydon's distinctive, vituperative rant". Their early work is often regarded as some of the most challenging and innovative music of the post-punk era. Their 1979 album Metal Box was ranked number 469 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2003 list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The NME described PiL as "arguably the first post-rock group".

Public Image Ltd. - That What Is Not (1992)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 7, 2015
Public Image Ltd. - That What Is Not (1992)

Public Image Ltd. - That What Is Not (1992)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, 77456 | ~ 375 or 117 Mb | Scans(png) -> 105 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

Former Sex Pistol vocalist John Lydon once again unleashed his Public Image Ltd. project, this time with a more basic, unrelenting rock & roll attack than ever before. The audio assault of guitarist John McGeoch and bassist Allan Dias perfectly complements Lydon's frenzied, strangled bleating throughout…
Public Image Ltd. - The Greatest Hits, So Far (1990) [2015, Universal Music Japan, UICY-77454]

Public Image Ltd. - The Greatest Hits, So Far (1990)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-77454 | ~ 545 or 178 Mb | Scans(png) -> 142 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

The Greatest Hits, So Far mines the singles PiL released through 1990. Ten years after its release, it was doubtful that a second volume would surface (the '90s saw one lone studio release, not to mention a John Lydon "solo" record), so thankfully Lydon didn't embarrass himself by titling it "The Greatest Hits, Volume One." That said, not many outfits under the guise of one name can boast a collection of singles so diverse and ranging in quality…
Public Image Ltd. - 9 (1988) [2015, Universal Music Japan, 77455]

Public Image Ltd. - 9 (1988)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-77455 | ~ 306 or 104 Mb | Scans(png) -> 125 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

9 features essentially the same group of characters found on Happy?, with only Lu Edmonds having left the fold (though he did contribute to the writing on each song). Seven studio albums, seven lineups – Lydon failed yet again to keep the same people together for more than one record…
Public Image Ltd. - Album (1986) [2015, Universal Music Japan, UICY-77449]

Public Image Ltd. - Album (1986)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-77449 | ~ 283 or 103 Mb | Scans(png) -> 73 Mb
Post-Punk / Avantgarde

After the release of This Is What You Want, Lydon assembled yet another touring band. Martin Atkins stayed on, with Jebin Bruni and Mark Schulz joining the band's ranks. While gigging, Bruni and Schulz assisted in writing the material that wound up on Album…
Public Image Ltd. - This Is What You Want... This Is What You Get (1984) [2015, Universal Music Japan, UICY-40159]

Public Image Ltd. - This Is What You Want… This Is What You Get (1984)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-40159 | ~ 259 or 105 Mb | Scans(png) -> 133 Mb
New Wave / Punk

This Is What You Want… This Is What You Get is a 1984 album by Public Image Ltd. It is the band's fourth official studio album and includes the single "Bad Life", and a re-recorded version of a "This Is Not a Love Song", which had been a No. 5 UK and international hit when released as a single in 1983…
Public Image Ltd. - Live In Tokyo (1983) [2015, Universal Music Japan, UICY-77447]

Public Image Ltd. - Live In Tokyo (1983)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-77447 | ~ 327 or 108 Mb | Scans(png) -> 109 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

After guitarist Keith Levene and bassist Pete Jones left Public Image Limited due to major concerns about the direction John Lydon wanted to take the band, Lydon and drummer Martin Atkins reformed the group with members of a New Jersey outfit, Westside Frankie and the Inglewood Jerks, who knew the Sex Pistols' catalog by heart…
Public Image Ltd. - Paris Au Printemps (1980) [2015, Universal Music Japan, UICY-40156]

Public Image Ltd. - Paris Au Printemps (1980)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-40156 | ~ 279 or 103 Mb | Scans(png) -> 112 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

Released primarily to cut down on bootlegs of the same concerts from early 1980, Paris au Printemps catches Public Image Limited at the peak of the band's career. While the album was criticized at the time for being nothing more than a live album and thus not adhering to the group's avant-garde rhetoric, the music more than makes up for any breakdown in the band's ideology…
Public Image Ltd. - What the World Needs Now... (2015) [Universal Music Japan, UICY-15426]

Public Image Ltd. - What the World Needs Now… (2015)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-15426 | ~ 370 or 135 Mb | Scans(png) -> 190 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

As a preface, let me get the usual charter member version of Public Image Ltd (PiL) versus the subsequent version of the band controversy out of the way first. This PiL is not the one of the late-1970s/early-1980s, which featured charter members, Keith Levene and Jah Wobble. Comparisons have always been made, and probably always will be, but with nearly 40 years passing since then, in tandem with the fact the new PiL band members have remained consistent since John Lydon resurrected Public Image Ltd nearly a decade ago, this new incarnation can be considered its own valid entity now, complete with its own unique sound…
Public Image Ltd. - Public Image: First Issue (1978) [2015, Universal Music Japan, UICY-40154]

Public Image Ltd. - Public Image: First Issue (1978)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-40154 | ~ 290 or 105 Mb | Scans(png) -> 136 Mb
Alternative Rock / Post Punk

Like it or not, Public Image Limited's First Issue (aka Public Image) was an album that helped set the pace for what eventually became known as post-punk. In England a vacuum had opened up in the wake of the breakup of the Sex Pistols in January 1978, and many punk fans and rival groups were impatient to see what ex-Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon aka "Johnny Rotten" was going to roll out next…