The Sex Pistols are set to release the “super deluxe” 35th Anniversary box set of ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ on 24th September, and have posted a stream of the ‘Belsen Was A Gas’ demo that featured Johnny Rotten on vocals.
Previously, only live versions and a post-Rotten 1978 take with Ronnie Biggs on vocals were aired.
The box set is a fairly chunky £99 from Universal on pre-order, and features the following;
• CD1 – Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols: 2012 Re- mastered, from the thought lost original master tapes with process overseen by original producer Chris Thomas.
• CD2 – 1977 Studio Rarities & B-Sides: 21 tracks in total of which 16 are previously unreleased 1977 recordings including the legendary Belsen Was A Gas with John on vocals plus the original single b-sides, again all remastered from the original master tapes.
• CD3 – 1977 Live: 20 essential live recordings from 1977, the majority previously unreleased.
• DVD – 1977: Live 1977 A new DVD produced by Julien Temple featuring a wealth of previously unseen performances plus extras including a newly created video for Holiday’s In The Sun, single videos and explicit un-edited radio interviews.
• 1977 Diary: A stunning authorised hardback 100 page 12” by 12” diary with quotes, rare and previously unseen photos, memorabilia and and a mass of exclusive images.
• 7” Single: Replica of the withdrawn God Save The Queen A&M single.
• Poster: 3FT by 4.5FT Never Mind The Bollocks replica promo poster.
• Stickers: Reproductions of the original Never Mind The Bollocks promo stickers.
• Lyrics: A copy of the original handwritten lyrics to God Save The Queen will also be included