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But I was quite proud to be onstage singing that song.
This interpretation has been marked as poor. General Comment "your all fucking disgusting. Retrieved 23 September What Do You Think Pretty vacant sex pistols song meaning in Philadelphia London: Omnibus Press. In Black Grape released a cover version very similar to the original on their single "Fat Neck".
To only find out they don't believe in their perverted illusions. The song gained attention for vocalist John Lydon 's phrasing of the word "vacant", emphasising the last syllable to sound like the vulgar word cunt. SongMeanings is a place for discussion and discovery.
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