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Clash - London Calling [New, 180g Vinyl, Double]

Genre: Punk
Media: Vinyl
£22.00
Product code (SKU):  MOV
Weight: 600 g
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London Calling is the 3rd album by English punkrockers The Clash and was released on December 14th 1979. The album represented a change in The Clash's musical style and featured more diverse elements; Ska, Pop, Soul, Rockabilly and Reggae influences were more audible than on their previous albums. 

The cover is clearly a tribute to Elvis Presley's selftitled album sleeve, whereas the album's subject matters vary from unemployment, racial conflict, drug use and the responsibilities of adulthood. Recordings took only a couple of weeks time and most songs were cut in 2 or 3 takes.

The album received unanimously positive reviews and was ranked high in quite some All Time Greatest Albums listings (number 8 on Rolling Stone's list, number 4 on Q Magazine's list). London Calling was a top 10 album in the UK, and its title track was a top 20 single. In 2007, it was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, for being a collection of recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance.

Newly remastered by The Clash from original tapes to audiophile quality.

SIDE A

1. LONDON CALLING
2. BRAND NEW CADILLAC 
3. JIMMY JAZZ 
4. HATEFUL 
5. RUDIE CAN'T FAIL

SIDE B

1. SPANISH BOMBS
2. THE RIGHT PROFILE
3. LOST IN THE SUPERMARKET
4. CLAMPDOWN 
5. THE GUNS OF BRIXTON

SIDE C

1. WRONG 'EM BOYO
2. DEATH OR GLORY
3. KOKA KOLA
4. THE CARD CHEAT

SIDE D

1. LOVER'S ROCK
2. FOUR HORSEMEN
3. I'M NOT DOWN
4. REVOLUTION ROCK
5. TRAIN IN VAIN


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