9 thoughts on “ White Riot - The Clash - The Singles (CD) ”
Never Mind the Bollocks may have appeared revolutionary, but the Clash's eponymous debut album was pure, unadulterated rage and fury, fueled by passion for both rock & roll and revolution. Though the cliché about punk rock was that the bands couldn't play, the key to the Clash is that although they gave that illusion, they really could play -- hard.. The charging, relentless rhythms 10/
Released in the UK on CBS Records March 26, , "White Riot" was The Clash's first single. It became one of their signature songs and was an indication of things to come. The Clash spent the next eight years speaking out for the lower class and against the establishment.
As everyone knows Epic released a different version of the firs Clash album in the US to conteract the UK version which was selling by the bucketload on import. The US version dropped a few tracks and added singles like White Man. This is a faithful reproduction of the US pressing and includes the free 7" which came with initial copies/5().
White Riot: A2: Remote Control: A3: Complete Control Producer – Lee Perry: A4: Clash City Rockers: contains the lyrics of each song on one side (white text on a black background) and a photo-montage of the band on the other. Similar to the blue and black montage on the front sleeve. The Clash: The Singles (CD /5(51).
A new version of The Clash's previous singles compilation The Singles or Singles Box, this compilation presents a stripped down view of the singles of The Clash's career, not including any of the B-sides incorporated into the release of the earlier collection and compiled onto a single disc.. Track listing. London Calling" (from London Calling) "Rock the Casbah" (from Combat Rock)Genre: Punk rock, dance-punk, new wave.
Their first single, ‘White Riot’, was written after Strummer and Simonon had participated in the Notting Hill riots in August , in which blacks fought police in the streets around Paul’s old school. In January , The band signed to CBS and with drummer Terry Chimes recorded their peerless debut album ‘The Clash’, featuring.