John Lydon and his band of merry pranksters known as Public Image Ltd have announced details for a new album and world tour.

"We are thrilled to announce PiL will release the new studio album, What The World Needs Now...," reads a statement on the band's website. The new album, the band's 10th, will be released Sept. 4 with a world tour to follow. The album's first single, "Double Trouble," will arrive two weeks prior to the LP on August 21 on 10" vinyl and will also include non-LP tracks "Bettie Page" and "Turkey Tits."

The self-financed What The World Needs Now... was recorded at Steve Winwood's Wincraft studio and will be issued on the band's own PiL Official label. Lydon's only comment on the new work is, "Buy now while stocks last."

The lineup remains the same as on 2012's critically-acclaimed This Is PiL with multi-instrumentalist Lu Edmonds, drummer Bruce Smith and bassist Scott Firth joining Lydon to make a beautiful noise.

The 23-date U.K./European tour kicks off Sept. 18 at the Glasgow 02 with U.S. dates to be announced soon. More information can be found at the band's official website.

What The World Needs Now... Tracklist
1. "Double Trouble"
2. "Know Now"
3. "Bettie Page"
4. "C’est La Vie"
5. "Spice of Choice"
6. "The One"
7. "Big Blue Sky"
8." Whole Life Time"
9. "I’m Not Satisfied"
10. "Corporate"
11. "Shoom"

Public Image Ltd 2015 Tour
Sept. 18 -- Glasgow, 02 ABC, Scotland
Sept. 19 -- Manchester Academy, U.K.
Sept. 20 --  Riverside, Newcastle, U.K.
Sept. 22 --  Fibbers, York, U.K.
Sept. 23 --  Warwick University, Coventry, U.K.
Sept. 25 --  02 Academy, Bristol, U.K.
Sept. 26 --  Tivoli, Buckley, Wales
Sept. 27 --  Sub 89, Reading, U.K.
Sept. 29 --  De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, U.K.
Sept. 30 --  UEA, Norwich, U.K
Oct. 2 --  02 Shepherds Bush. Empire, London, U.K.
Oct. 3 --  Cheese and Grain, Frome, U.K.
Oct. 4 --  Engine Rooms, Southampton, U.K.
Oct. 6 --  Le Trianon, Paris, France
Oct. 7 --  Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct. 9 -- Lausanne, Les Docks, Switzerland
Oct. 10 --  Rivolta, Venice, Italy
Oct. 11 --  Magazzini Generali, Milan, Italy
Oct. 13 --  Alte Seilerei, Mannheim, Germany
Oct. 14 --  Rockfabrik, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Oct. 15 -- Columbia Theatre, Berlin, Germany
Oct. 17 --  Zeche, Bochum, Germany
Oct. 18 --  Trix, Antwerp, Belgium

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