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The song reached No. When they used profanity on live television in Decemberthe group became a national sensation. Retrieved 16 April That same month McLaren was sued by Rotten, and the Sex Pistols disappeared into receivershiponly to be revived some years after the court case that restored control of their affairs to the group.
Heavily stylized in their image and musicmedia-savvy, and ambitious in their use of lyrics, the Sex Pistols became the leaders of a new teenage movement—called punk by the British press—in the autumn of Universal UMC. Virgin 2Columbia 2.
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The cover art gives further reference to the Sex Pistols by using the same cut-out words to form the title as the Sex Pistols' single cover. In , the song was ranked among the top 10 most controversial songs of all time in a poll conducted by PRS for Music. At the evening of the same day, BBC Two 's Newsnight programme ended its nightly broadcast with host of that night Kirsty Wark saying that they were "incredibly happy to oblige" Rosindell's request, and then played a clip of the Sex Pistols' similarly named song, much to Rosindell's discontent.