Side 1: Albatross / No Bodies (No Birds Do Sing) /
Graveyard ('Another' Inst) / Poptones / Careering
Side 2: Memories / Swan Lake (Death Disco) / The Suit
/ Bad Baby / Socialist / Chant / Radio 4
Mid-Price Reissue: OVEDC 408,
Label & Catalogue
Virgin. MBCAS 1
Vox - John Lydon
Guitar/Synth - Keith Levene
Bass - Jah Wobble
Drums - Richard Dudanski / Martin Atkins / David Humphrey / Jah
Wobble / Keith Levene
track breakdown inc, studio info
Cassette issue of 'Second Edition' LP, titled as 'Metal Box' and
issued in unique white/back PiL logo sleeve.
Same tracks as LP version
However, features a unique mistitle of 'No Birds Do Sing' as 'No
Bodies', and a slightly different running order to the LP (subsequent
re-issues of the cassette kept the mis-tiltled track).
Writing / Publishing:
All tracks Written by Public Image Ltd
Published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd / EMI Virgin Music Ltd ©
1979 Virgin Records Ltd
was never issued on cassette; and this release became the standard
cassette issue of the album.
The music press joked
at the time it should have been issued in a sardine can.
Produced by 'Public Image Ltd'
Engineered by Nick Cook & Hugh Padgham
The Manor, Oxfordshire / Town House, London / Advision, London
24th November 1979 (LP)
see the Fodderstompf 'Metal Box' page featuring extensive review
and additional info.