Sex Pistols To Reissue Track For Record Store Day

The Sex Pisols are set to reissue their debut single Anarchy In The U.K as a limited edition 7” on Record Store Day.

The release is in conjunction with Universal Music Catalogue UK, who have recently announced that they have acquired the back catalogue of the punk pioneers. The re-mastered single will also feature original b-side track I Wanna Be Me - but it will be limited to just 3,500 records.

The Sex Pistols were once deemed unmarketable, but now, label bosses are now thrilled to hold whatever they can of the band. Karen Simmonds, of UMC UK has said:

"To be given the opportunity to re-evaluate the Sex Pistols catalogue is every music lover's dream. We're looking forward to working with the band and celebrating their impact on worldwide culture."

But with so many reissues and boxsets from legendary artists being banded around, it seems that The Sex Pistols is the only one still fairly relevant with today's society e.g. the recent riots and the country's financial turmoil. When Anarchy In The U.K was originally released in 1976, the late Malcom McLaren (ex- manager of the group) said that the song was "a call to arms to the kids who believe that rock and roll was taken away from them."

As well as the reissue for Record Store Day, planning is in place for an expanded and repackaged edition of Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols, and will be available later in 2012 to commemorate its 35th anniversary.

Anarchy In The UK will be re-issued on Record Store Day (April 21st).