Sex Pistols - Something Else
Label: Virgin ‎– VS 240
Type: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single
Country: New Zealand
Date of released: 1979
Category: Rock
Style: Punk
Genre: Rock
Musician: Sex Pistols
Album's name: Something Else
ZIP archive size: 1368

Sex Pistols - Something Else

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A Something Else
Engineer [Uncredited] – Stephen LipsonProducer – S. Jones*Vocals – Sid ViciousWritten-By – Cochran*, Sheeley*
B Friggin' In The Riggin'
Arranged By – Jones*Vocals – Steve Jones Written-By – Trad.*

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – RTC
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Pressed By – PRS Ltd., Miramar/Wellington
  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Burlington Music Ltd.
  • Lacquer Cut At – PRS Ltd., Miramar/Wellington


Original label designs feature "The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle" artwork (this).
A second pressing exists with green and red Virgin logo labels (Sex Pistols - Something Else).

℗ 1979 Virgin Records Ltd

Back of sleeve states
"Marketed by CRTC
P.O. Box 3825 Auckland N.Z.
© 1979 Boom Boom Music Ltd."

Published by:
A-side - Burlington Music Ltd
B-side - Warner Bros Music Ltd

B-side: A Matrixbest Production

["Something Else" was recorded at Regents Park Studios, London with engineer Steve Lipson. Source: Peter Douglas 'The Human Zoo', Melody Maker 28/4/1979, page 48]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched in runout groove side A): VS 240 A 5528 700
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched in runout groove side B): VS 240 B 5529 700

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VS 240 Sex Pistols Something Else ‎(7", Single) Virgin VS 240 UK 1979
VIN 45023 Sex Pistols Something Else ‎(7", Single) Virgin VIN 45023 Italy 1979
VS 240 Sex Pistols Something Else ‎(7", Single, No ) Virgin VS 240 UK 1980
640 159 Sex Pistols Something Else ‎(7", Single) Sex Pistols Records 640 159 France 1979
102719 Sex Pistols Something Else ‎(7") Virgin 102719 France 1980


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