Every Billboard Modern Rock Chart #1 through 2005, listed in order of preference.
January 20 - February 9, 1990
Using Lydon's signifying timbre to pimp platitudes over reverb-rock, which might be offensive if Lydon didn't wind up trying it himself. You could even say the Furs were simply entertaining "Public Image" fans while they waited out the avant-garde for "Rise." Mixing the vocal styles of Lydon and Bowie into something commercially appealing (hell, sufferable) is probably a lot harder than Richard Butler made it look.the passing time is not my life
I've been counted down and shouted out
I had everything i wanted
nothing I can't rise above
to let it show was not my plan