[dropcap]Public[/dropcap] Image Ltd. will release their 10th studio album later this year. This follows frontman John Lydon publishing his second autobiography Anger Is An Energy last year.

Due out on September 4th, the new album titled ‘What The World Needs Now…’, is the followup to 2012’s ‘This is PiL’. The album was recorded at Spencer Davis Group member Steve Winwood’s Wincraft studio in the Cotswolds and was self-funded by the band themselves.

In promotion of the album, PiL will be dropping the single ‘Double Trouble’ on August 21, featured on 10-inch vinyl, and the disc will contain the B-side ‘Bettie Page’ and bonus track ‘Turkey Tits’.

‘What The World Needs Now…’ 

‘Double Trouble’
‘Know Now’
‘Betty Page’
‘C’est La Vie’
‘Spice Of Choice’
‘The One’
‘Big Blue Sky’
‘Whole Life Time’
‘I’m Not Satisfied’

PiL have also announced details of an upcoming tour of the UK and Europe, with North American shows to be announced.

See their Tour schedule in full below.

Glasgow 02 ABC (September 18)
Manchester Academy (19)
Newcastle Riverside (20)
York Fibbers (22)
Coventry Warwick University (23)
Bristol 02 Academy (25)
Buckley Tivoli (26)
Reading Sub 89 (27)
Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion (29)
Norwich UEA (30)
London 02 Shepherds Bush Empire (October 2)
Frome Cheese and Grain (3)
Southampton Engine Rooms (4)
Paris Le Trianon(6)
Amsterdam Paradiso (7)
Lausanne Les Docks (9)
Venice Rivolta (10)
Milan Magazzini Generali (11)
Mannheim Alte Seilerei (13)
Ludwigsburg Rockfabrik (14)
Berlin Columbia Theatre (15)
Bochum Zeche (17)
Antwerp Trix (18)

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