Steve Jones On A Sex Pistols Reunion: ‘You Never Know’
Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones recently spoke to AP News and addressed the possibility of a Sex Pistols reunion. According to Jones, it’s hard to predict.
Formed in 1975, the Sex Pistols had a music career that lasted only two and a half years. However, they still managed to gain a place among the most groundbreaking music acts in music history. Throughout their career, the Sex Pistols initiated the punk movement in the UK and inspired many other punk and alternative rock musicians.
Also, Sex Pistols are often associated with anarchism and controversy. Their May 1977 single ‘God Save The Queen’ was written to attack Britain’s deference to the Crown, and almost every independent radio station and the BBC banned the song. As a result, ‘God Save The Queen’ became the most heavily censored record in the history of Britain.
1977’s iconic punk rock record ‘Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols’ became the band’s only album. A year after its release, Johnny Rotten announced the Sex Pistols’ split. The remaining members reunited several times, but the band never reunited officially.
Speaking to AP News after announcing the re-release of ‘God Save The Queen’ for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, Steve Jones revealed his music taste has changed as he is now 66 years old. Jones then stated that he couldn’t see a reunion ahead, but one never knows what the future holds for Sex Pistols.
Asked about a possible reunion, Steve Jones told AP News the following:
“I can’t see it. But you never know, man. This band, you never know.“
Although it’s rather unlikely, Steve Jones thinks a Sex Pistols reunion is possible. According to Jones, no one can ever know what to expect from the Pistols, so it would be dangerous to say they would never gather to make music again.