Steve and Paul went home, and me and Sid decided to go to Berlin, because it was the maddest place to go. Deprecating the music, McLaren elevated the concept, for which he later took full credit. And then of course came the trying-to-tour and the banning.
The Independent. Encyclopedia of Popular Music. With the completion of "Bodies", the time came to finalise the album's track list. New bassist Sid Vicious played on the track " Bodies ",  but his performing skills were not considered fit to record the full album, so the band asked manager Malcolm McLaren to convince previous bassist Glen Matlock to perform the instrument for the sessions.
A ten-song test pressing was made, though no new cuts were included, with "Satellite" and "Submission" being added as bonus tracks.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle Views Read Edit View history. Due in part to its notoriety, and in spite of many sales bans at major retailers, the album debuted at number one on the UK Album Charts. The album has influenced many bands and musicians, and the industry in general.
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The set includes the original album, which for the first time was digitally remastered from the original master tapes, on disc one. In February , word leaked out that Matlock was leaving the Sex Pistols. The band was dropped by Decca. One of them is enough in my life.
It was enough all right, already.