Public Image Ltd have shared their first new song in years, and with it, they are angling to represent Ireland at the 2023 Eurovision Song Content. The uncharacteristically soul-bearing “Hawaii,” John Lydon said, “is dedicated to everyone going through tough times on the journey of life, with the person they care for the most. It’s also a message of hope that ultimately love conquers all.” Listen to the song below.
This would not be Lydon’s only recent flirtation with proudly schlocky entertainment. In November 2021, he revealed himself from the Jester costume in The Masked Singer. Public Image Ltd’s last album was 2015’s What the World Needs Now….