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Sex Pistols

Catalogue No: SP001JA Artist(s): Sex Pistols , John Lydon Location: Daddy's Dance Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark Date: 13th July 1977 Era: The 1970's Edition: Rockarchive Edition 100 Print type: Giclée Print Paper type: Archival 310gsm cotton based rag paper

The Sex Pistols started their Scandinavian tour by flying from London at 10.40 to Copenhagen, Denmark. Well, not Sid, 'cause he had forgotten his passport, had to go back to his flat to get it and take another flight' said a fan. The Daily Mirror reported that the band throw chairs around at Heathrow and threatened photogaraphers. The band played two shows at Daddy's in Copenhagen.

None of the two gigs were sold out. On the first night John's vocals couldn't be heard over the rest of the band and he almost lost his voice screaming. They re-arranged the equipment for the second night, but it wasn't much better. Most of the audience were sitting down at tables. No fans spoke to the band before the gigs and Sid told Sounds magazine "absolutely everything in Copenhagen made me sick."

Photographer Jorgen Angel recalls, "I took this shot of Johnny Rotten in July 1977 at the first show of what allegedly was a secret Scandinavian tour. The Sex Pistols did two nights in a small club, Daddy’s Dance Hall, in Copenhagen, Denmark. I love this shot because this punk, supposedly insane in his straitjacket, looks like a sweet boy, and though he is completely still, this shot has all his energy in it."

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  • Print type

    At Rockarchive we carefully select the best print-type to optimise each individual photograph. We have chosen to print this image as a giclée fine art print produced in our London studio.

    A giclée print is the most popular way of producing great quality collectable prints in the digital age. It is produced is by scanning an original negative. The image is then outputed onto the chosen paper using specialist inks to make a beautiful archival print. 

    Paper type

    This giclée print will be produced on archival 310gsm cotton based rag paper. Photo Rag paper is the most popular choices amongst professional printers as it produces high quality fine art prints with excellent clarity and depth.  

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    Our prints are available in a variety of sizes. Please see below for specific measurements for the 'A series' of paper sizes.

    A3 (11.7" x 16.5" inches) (29.7 cm x 42.0 cm)
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    Please note all our sizes refer to the paper size of the print produced not the image size

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