God save the queen is a song by the british punk rock band the sex pistols. It was released as the bands second single and was later included on their only album, never mind the bollocks, heres the sex pistols. The song was released during queen elizabeth iis silver jubilee in 1977. The song was released during queen elizabeth iis silver jubilee in 1977. God save the queen (alternatively god save the king, depending on the gender of the reigning monarch) is the royal anthem in a number of commonwealth realms, their territories, and the british crown dependencies. The author of the tune is unknown, and it may originate in plainchant but an attribution to the composer john bull is sometimes made. The sex pistols were an english punk rock band that formed in london in 1975. They were responsible for initiating the punk movement in the united kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Although their initial career lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, never mind the bollocks, heres the sex pistols, they are. song god save the queen (remastered 2012) artist sex pistols writers john lydon, steve jones, paul cook, glen matlock licensed to youtube by. God save the queen this song is by sex pistols and appears on the album never mind the bollocks, heres the sex pistols (1977). Pretty vacant is a song by the english punk rock band the sex pistols. It was released on the bands third single and was later featured on their only album, never mind the bollocks, heres the sex pistols, released during that same year. 6 on the uk singles chart and marked the bands first appearance on the british chart music tv programme top of the pops. John joseph lydon (born ), also known by his stage name johnny rotten, is an english singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known as the lead singer of the late-1970s british punk band the sex pistols, which lasted from 19, and again for various revivals during the 1990s and 2000s. He is also the lead singer of post-punk band public image ltd (pil), which he. title god save the queen band sex pistols album never mind the bullocks year 1978 intro ab a 5x a d c 3x ab a x2 verse 1 a d c d a d c d god save the queen the fascist regime a d c d a ab a ab a they made you a moron a potential h-bomb. A d c d a d c d god save the queen she aint no human being. Sex pistols caused a rumpus with their song god save the queen, released at the height of the queens silver jubilee celebrations in 1977, and was banned. god save the queen by the sex pistols lyrics god save the queen the fascist regime, they made you a moron a potential h-bomb.