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Combat Rock by The Clash

Combat Rock

by The Clash


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Barcode: 0889853917716
Format: Vinyl
Media: Mint (M)
Sleeve: Mint (M)

Combat Rock, the fifth studio album by the Clash was released in May 1982 on CBS Records and charted at number two, spending twenty-three weeks on the UK charts while it peaked at number seven in the US, spending sixty-one weeks on the chart there.

It’s the groups best-selling album, being certified double platinum in the United States. It contains two of the Clash’s most popular songs, the singles “Rock the Casbah” and “Should I Stay or Should I Go”. Combat Rock is the last Clash album featuring the classic lineup.

Following their triple-album release Sandinista! in 1980, singer/guitarist Joe Strummer felt the group was “drifting” creatively. Bassist Paul Simonon agreed with Strummer’s dissatisfaction towards the “boring” professionalism of the Clash’s then-managers Blackhill Enterprises. The band later reinstated the original manager Bernie Rhodes in February 1981, in an attempt to restore the “chaos” and “anarchic energy” of the Clash’s early days, aiding in the production of Combat Rock.

A1 Know Your Rights
A2 Car Jamming
A3 Should I Stay Or Should I Go
A4 Rock The Casbah
A5 Red Angel Dragnet
A6 Straight To Hell
B1 Overpowered By Funk
B2 Atom Tan
B3 Sean Flynn
B4 Ghetto Defendant
B5 Inoculated City
B6 Death Is A Star
Catalogue No.: 88985391771
Barcode: 0889853917716
Genre: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Punk
Label: Sony Music
Released: 2017
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, 180 gram

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