Public Image Ltd. Will Compete To Enter Eurovision

The song is called 'Hawaii'...

Seminal post-punk act Public Image Ltd. will compete enter Eurovision this year.

The news has just been confirmed officially, with the legendary group set to attempt to compete for Ireland at the Eurovision song content. A bold move, particularly as the song itself is said to be one of the most personal John Lydon has ever written.

Public Image Ltd. will place ‘Hawaii’ forward to the world, a song penned by John Lydon as a message of love to Nora, his wife of five decades. Nora lives with Alzheimer’s, and the frontman has spoken in the past about his experiences as a carer.

“It is dedicated to everyone going through tough times on the journey of life, with the person they care for the most,”  John says. “It’s also a message of hope that ultimately love conquers all.”

Out now, ‘Hawaii’ is a touching ballad, a message from the heart written by one of the post-punk era’s most formidable groups.

Public Image Ltd. will compete for the right to compete for Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest. The heat takes place on Ireland’s The Late Late Show from 9.30pm on February 3rd.

Obviously, John Lydon was born in London – but his mother is Irish, and if it was good enough for Jack Charlton’s teams then….

As if that wasn’t enough, Public Image Ltd. intend to release a full studio album this year; their previous LP – ‘What The World Needs Now…’ – landed back in 2015.

Public Image Ltd. Will Compete To Enter Eurovision
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