Disappointed (7" Edit) / Same Old Story
Label & Catalogue
Virgin. VS 1181
Virgin. VSG 1181
Highest UK Chart Position:
Vox - John Lydon
Guitar - John McGeoch
Bass - Allan Dias
Drums - Bruce Smith
Backing Vocals: Unknown (female session)
Issued as standard picture sleeve, and as a limited edition gatefold.
Both outside sleeves are identical, however, the gatefold features
unique artwork inside. As well as different labels, and a plain
black inner sleeve.
This 7" version is an edited version of the album/12"
version. 'Same Old Story' is lifted directly from '9'.
Lu Edmonds, who had left the band by the recording of '9', receives
a co-credit on both tracks, but does not play on them. Producer
Steven Hague also receives a co-credit on 'Disappointed'.
A promo video was shot
for the single. Directed by Mick Haggerty.
Steven Hague & PiL / Eric Thongren & PiL
Comfort's Place, LA / The Manor, UK
Mick Haggerty & PiL
'Disappointed' is what it says, it's just about the many and varied
ways people let you down.
- John Lydon, 'Plastic Box' sleevenotes 1999
Same Old Story