The Clash - London Calling


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Sony

Genre:

Punk

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ASON 44699
UPC: 887254469919
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180 Gram Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 2

180 Gram LP

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Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 8/500! 

Fully-replicated artwork including printed inner sleeves w/lyrics

Newly remastered by The Clash from original tapes to double LP, 180-gram vinyl!

London Calling is the third studio album by English punk rock band The Clash. It was released in the United Kingdom in December 1979 through CBS Records, and in the United States in January 1980 through Epic Records. The album represented a change in The Clash's musical style, featuring elements of ska, funk, pop, soul, jazz, rockabilly, and reggae more prominently than in their previous two albums.

The album's subject matter included social displacement, unemployment, racial conflict, drug use, and the responsibilities of adulthood. The album received unanimously positive reviews and was ranked at number eight on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2003. London Calling was a Top 10 album in the UK, and its lead single "London Calling" was a Top 20 single. It has sold over five million copies worldwide, and was certified platinum in the United States.

"Recorded in 1979 in London, which was then wrenched by surging unemployment and drug addiction, and released in America in January 1980, the dawn of an uncertain decade, London Calling is... fueled by an unbending faith in rock 'n' roll to beat back the darkness." — Rolling Stone

 

 


 



Side 1
London Calling
Brand New Cadillac
Jimmy Jazz
Hateful
Rudie Can't Fail

Side 2
Spanish Bombs
The Right Profile
Lost in the Supermarket
Clampdown
The Guns of Brixton

Side 3
Wrong 'Em Boyo
Death or Glory
Koka Kola
The Card Cheat

Side 4
Lover's Rock
Four Horsemen
I'm Not Down
Revolution Rock
Train in Vain

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

Great pressing

posted on 10/30/2013
5 Stars
I have the Simply Vinyl greatest hits and an old US Pressing of this record. This version is by far better and make the Clash sound amazing. You won't be disappointed on this purchase. Sounds like it was meant to be heard and begs to be turned louder.


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