PiL’s John Lydon performs on Ireland’s “The Late Late Show”
Public Image Ltd. appeared on Ireland’s “The Late Late Show” tonight as part of the band’s bid to represent that nation at the 67th annual Eurovision Song Contest; performing the song “Hawaii” that frontman John Lydon wrote in honor of his wife Nora Forster and her struggles with Alzheimer’s disease.
Unfortunately, viewers did not vote PiL in as Ireland’s Eurovision entry; that honor went to the the band Wild Youth, with Lydon and Co. finishing fourth out of the six acts, according to the Daily Mail.
In the introduction to PiL’s televised performance, Lydon called the band’s entry “a love song to my wife,” adding, “A few years in the making is ‘Hawaii.’ We had a wonderful holiday there once, me and Nora.”
Watch the full performance:
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