John Lydon to release ‘scrapbook’ and nursery rhymes

'Mr Rotten's Scrapbook' will span singer's life with unseen photos and more

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John Lydon. is set to release a limited-edition photography book called Mr Rotten’s Scrapbook.

The volume, priced at £379, features photos spanning the singer’s life, including “unseen and personal” from throughout his musical career,

The images are accompanied by a handwritten commentary from Lydon.

“This is my book. It is a scrapbook. It has pictures and writings and x-rays. It has people in it. People that have had an effect on my life, but not all the people, because there are too many to ever catalogue,” he explained. “I would like to thank everyone I ever met and anyone I don’t remember. In fact, I would like to thank anyone.”

Limited to 750 signed copies, the book will also feature a 12-inch vinyl picture disc including live Public Image Ltd recordings from 2009 and spoken word pieces from Lydon, including ‘Mr Rotten’s Nursery Rhymes’.

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