Goldie has recalled his memories of touring with the Sex Pistols in 2008, claiming that he made £97.38 from coins that were thrown at him during one show.The producer and DJ looked back on that tour while speaking to NME about his life and music career in the latest edition of Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?!.Remembering how he was often pelted with coins by angry Sex Pistols fans during his set, Goldie recalled: “I made £97.38 in Brixton, but I made a lot more in Glasgow!
You can feel the metal whoosh past your head. I’m like: ‘You missed me, you twats!’.“To annoy them more, I played Public Image Ltd – because Sex Pistols fans hate the idea of John Lydon doing his other band,” he continued.“Then I played ‘Up the Junction’ by Squeeze to infuriate them more!
But punk should be like that.“If I hadn’t been pelted by coins, I would have been fucking saddened! In today’s politically correct world, instead of throwing coins at me, they’d say angrily: ‘I’m going to wire some money via credit card at him!Read more on nme.com