God Save the Queen (Sex Pistols song)

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"God Save the Queen"
Single by Sex Pistols
from the album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
B-side"No Feeling" (A&M release)/"Did You No Wrong" (Virgin release)
Released27 May 1977
FormatVinyl
RecordedOctober 1976, March 1977, Wessex Sound Studios, London
GenrePunk rock[1]
Length3:20
LabelVirgin, A&M
Songwriter(s)Glen Matlock, John Lydon, Paul Thomas Cook, Stephen Philip Jones
Producer(s)Chris Thomas, Bill Price
Sex Pistols singles chronology
"Anarchy in the U.K."
(1976)
"God Save the Queen"
(1977)
"Pretty Vacant"
(1977)

God Save the Queen is a song by English punk rock band The Sex Pistols. It was the band's second single, and featured on their only album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols. The lyrics, as well as the cover, were controversial at the time. The BBC banned the song.

It has been covered by various bands, including Motorhead.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bradley, Michael (15 March 2016). "The 10 best punk rock singles, by The Undertones' Michael Bradley". TeamRock. Retrieved 12 February 2017.