Intercourse Pistols’ 1977 scorcher “God Save the Queen” is without doubt one of the harshest issues ever written about Queen Elizabeth II, claiming “she ain’t no human being” and calling her a “moron” from a “fascist regime.” She died on September eighth, and now three surviving Intercourse Pistols — John “Johnny Rotten” Lydon, Steve Jones, and Glen Matlock — have every responded to her passing in several methods.
Lydon is the person who sang these insults, however he’s grown rather more conservative through the years, and his emotions on Her Royal Highness have clearly softened. “Relaxation in Peace Queen Elizabeth II,” he wrote on Twitter. “Ship her victorious.” His publish included the identical portrait of Elizabeth the band used within the cowl artwork for “God Save the Queen,” however with out the textual content graffiti.
In the meantime, bass guitarist Matlock turned his consideration to the next-in-line, posting, “God save the king — hope he’s not a foolish outdated factor.” As for guitarist Steve Jones, he didn’t personally weigh in, however as a substitute posted a query alongside that very same portrait with a hairpin by way of the lips: ” How do you are feeling?” Try these tweets under.
Dozens of individuals answered Jones’ query on Twitter, and lots of extra despatched their very own ideas into the world. Revisit our roundup of tributes, criticisms, jokes, and different reactions from the world of leisure. The monarch’s dying additionally impressed Kanye West to launch all his grudges, Pearl Jam to cowl The Beatles’ “Her Majesty,” and the sharing of beloved tales about Elizabeth, together with that she ditched a non-public Paul McCartney live performance to observe Twin Peaks.
Relaxation in Peace Queen Elizabeth II.
Ship her victorious.
From all at https://t.co/vK2Du0ZzDS pic.twitter.com/kq4M6WfeML
— John Lydon Official (@lydonofficial) September 9, 2022
God save the king – hope he’s not a foolish outdated factor…
— Glen Matlock (@GlenMatlock) September 8, 2022
How do you are feeling? pic.twitter.com/fDGnLHv3Sc
— JONE$Y$ JUKEBOX (@JonesysJukebox) September 8, 2022
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