The PiL and Sex Pistols frontman commented "We were going to go into the studio but in light of my step-daughter's death, I really can't be doing that at the moment... I don't want to leave my wife alone for any length of time right now. So the music side has had to be held."
Up was the daughter of Lydon's wife, German publishing heiress Nora Forster. Public Image Limited's recent UK reunion tour was to raise money for the recording of a follow up to 1992's That What Is Not.