Public Image Limited


On this day in music history: July 6, 1984 - “This Is What You Want… This Is What You Get”, the fourth studio album by Public Image Ltd. is released. Produced by Public Image Ltd., it is recorded at Maison Rouge Studios in London from Late 1983 - Early 1984. The bands fourth album originates as “Commercial Zone”, a solo album recorded by PiL guitarist Keith Levene in 1983. The album is completely re-recorded (including a re-recording of the single “This Is Not A Love Song”) after Levene departs from the band. Several of the songs on the album including “The Order Of Death” appears in numerous films and television programs including “The Blair Witch Project”, “Hardware”, and “Miami Vice”. “This Is What You Want… This Is What You Get” peaks at number fifty six on the UK album chart, and will not chart on the Billboard Top 200.