Been Alone So Long (3:10)

Cover of The Calm (After The Storm)

From The Calm (After The Storm) and 3 other releases

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  • Newt_Valarcci

    This album was a seminal inspiration for Lydon, but I certainly wouldn't call punk an atrocity, it has its moments like all genres. As for this song, probably my favorite on the album, only Nobody's Business even comes close and entirely different reasons, so it's difficult to compare.

    20 Oct 2013 Reply
  • bobgreen623

    Lovely. It's easy to forget sometimes what a great singer (as opposed to vocalist) PH can be. Don't know about Ricky Nadir being directly responsible for the 'atrocity' that was punk rock, I for one thought those first three Pistols singles were essential and they sure inspired a lot of other people to start something (along with the Clash, Damned, Ramones etc) OK so there was a lot of crap there but isn't it the same with any musical genre?

    3 Aug 2010 Reply
  • psyclonought

    sorry but those who quote that,know little of what came before,really punk was born of urban desperation safety pins and some more,not romantic lyricism and expression ,sorry, was not their greatast moment

    28 May 2010 Reply
  • profbarkingmad

    'Nadir' was the record that inspired John Lydon to commit the atrocity of 'punk rock' upon the world....nice one Pete...haha..

    27 Feb 2010 Reply
  • therubysea

    this is for j - i will always love you

    30 Oct 2009 Reply
  • therubysea

    Been alone so long that I've forgotten what to do: how to make the whole thing right and how to help if she's uptight and when to run and when to fight... how to make her stay the night-- that's if I ever knew.

    29 Oct 2009 Reply
  • richardrw

    his song is melancholy....but his voice somehow comforts and reassures.....one of his best songs

    23 Aug 2009 Reply
  • kemi9691

    amazing Peter!!!!

    29 Mar 2009 Reply
  • flisio

    Best song on Love Songs!

    15 Feb 2009 Reply
  • MetalFacedBoy

    I'd say that Peter is not so much underrated by just unknown - I guess most people who know him simply think he's the best in putting music & words together. But the words of this song are not by Peter - they lyrics are written by Chris Judge Smith.

    10 Nov 2008 Reply
  • crystaltrips

    Lovely song. Hammill is under-rated as a song-smith. He can put together a gorgeous pop song as well as any other great writer.

    23 Oct 2008 Reply
  • TobiBeescht

    stunning!

    14 Mar 2008 Reply

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