Lydon still shaken by Sex Pistols; MUSIC.
Byline: DEMELZA de BURCA
WATCHING old footage of the Sex Pistols sends a shiver up John Lydon's spine.
The former frontman front·man
1. also front man A man who serves as a nominal leader but who lacks real authority.
2. Music A leading singer with a group. of the punk band - who quit in 1978 to found Public Image Ltd - is still proud of the work they did and likes to reminisce rem·i·nisce
intr.v. rem·i·nisced, rem·i·nisc·ing, rem·i·nisc·es
To recollect and tell of past experiences or events.
[Back-formation from reminiscence. by watching old performances.
The 56-year-old told Q Magazine: "I feel quite proud that I was a part of it. And oddly enough I look at it thinking, 'Cor, I really like that'. And then realise that I was actually in it.
"That's quite a chilling, brilliant reward.
"I can remove myself from it because I can throw the ego and the conceit aside."
John has settled in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. and loves living in the California city because no one acts their age.
The musician said: "I find people in Los Angeles to be open, happy, unpretentious, fun and fun-loving with a healthy disposition, where the idea of 'act your age' is utterly impossible for anyone to consider."
FRONTMAN John Lydon