The Clash Combat Rock

Combat Rock

The Clash

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Released on September 6, 2013 by Sony Music UK

Main artist: The Clash

Genre: Pop/Rock > Rock > Punk / New Wave

Distinctions: Hi-Res Audio (September 2013)

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Album : 1 disk - 12 tracks Total length : 00:46:14

  1. 1 Know Your Rights

    The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer - Joe Strummer, Composer - Joe Strummer, Lyricist - Michael Jones, Composer - Michael Jones, Lyricist - Nicholas Bowen Headon, Composer - Nicholas Bowen Headon, Lyricist - Paul Simonon, Composer - Paul Simonon, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  2. 2 Car Jamming

    The Clash, Composer - The Clash, Lyricist - The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  3. 3 Should I Stay or Should I Go (Remastered)

    The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer - Joe Strummer, Composer - Joe Strummer, Lyricist - Mick Jones, Composer - Mick Jones, Lyricist - Nick B. Headon, Composer - Nick B. Headon, Lyricist - Paul Simonon, Composer - Paul Simonon, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  4. 4 Rock the Casbah (Remastered)

    The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer - Joe Strummer, Composer - Joe Strummer, Lyricist - Michael Jones, Composer - Michael Jones, Lyricist - Paul Simonon, Composer - Paul Simonon, Lyricist - Nicholas Bowen Headon, Composer - Nicholas Bowen Headon, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  5. 5 Red Angel Dragnet

    The Clash, Composer - The Clash, Lyricist - The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  6. 6 Straight to Hell

    The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer - Joe Strummer, Composer - Joe Strummer, Lyricist - Topper Headon, Composer - Topper Headon, Lyricist - Mick Jones, Composer - Mick Jones, Lyricist - Paul Simonon, Composer - Paul Simonon, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  7. 7 Overpowered by Funk

    The Clash, Composer - The Clash, Lyricist - The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  8. 8 Atom Tan

    The Clash, Composer - The Clash, Lyricist - The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  9. 9 Sean Flynn

    The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer - Paul Simonon, Composer - Paul Simonon, Lyricist - Topper Headon, Composer - Topper Headon, Lyricist - Mick Jones, Composer - Mick Jones, Lyricist - Joe Strummer, Composer - Joe Strummer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  10. 10 Ghetto Defendant

    The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer - Joe Strummer, Composer - Joe Strummer, Lyricist - Michael Jones, Composer - Michael Jones, Lyricist - Paul Simonon, Composer - Paul Simonon, Lyricist - Nicholas Bowen Headon, Composer - Nicholas Bowen Headon, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  11. 11 Inoculated City

    The Clash, Composer - The Clash, Lyricist - The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  12. 12 Death is a Star

    The Clash, Composer - The Clash, Lyricist - The Clash, Performer - The Clash, Producer Copyright : (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

About

On the surface of things, Combat Rock appears to be a retreat from the sprawling stylistic explorations of London Calling and Sandinista! The pounding arena rock of "Should I Stay or Should I Go" makes the Clash sound like an arena rock band, and much of the album boasts a muscular, heavy sound courtesy of producer Glyn Johns. But things aren't quite that simple. Combat Rock contains heavy flirtations with rap, funk, and reggae, and it even has a cameo by poet Allen Ginsberg -- if this album is, as it has often been claimed, the Clash's sellout effort, it's a very strange way to sell out. Even with the infectious, dance-inflected new wave pop of "Rock the Casbah" leading the way, there aren't many overt attempts at crossover success, mainly because the group is tearing in two separate directions. Mick Jones wants the Clash to inherit the Who's righteous arena rock stance, and Joe Strummer wants to forge ahead into black music. The result is an album that is nearly as inconsistent as Sandinista!, even though its finest moments -- "Should I Stay or Should I Go," "Rock the Casbah," "Straight to Hell" -- illustrate why the Clash were able to reach a larger audience than ever before with the record. [In 2000 Columbia/Legacy reissued and remastered Combat Rock.] ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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