The Clash (Album)

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The Clash
Studio album by The Clash
Released 8 April 1977
Recorded 10 February 1977–27 February 1977 National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, CBS Studios London
Genre Punk rock
Length 35:18
Label CBS
Producer Mickey Foote
The Clash chronology
The Clash
(1977)
Give 'Em Enough Rope
(1978)

The Clash is the first album-length recording made by the English punk band The Clash. It was released twice. Both releases are still in print: the original version in 1977 and the changed U.S. version in 1979 (with several post-1977 single sides added to the album).[1]

Track listing[change | change source]

All tracks were written by Joe Strummer and Mick Jones, except where noted.

Side one[change | change source]

  1. "Janie Jones" – 2:08
  2. "Remote Control " – 3:03
  3. "I'm So Bored with the USA" – 2:24
  4. "White Riot" – 1:56
  5. "Hate and War" – 2:06
  6. "What's My Name?" (Jones, Keith Levine, Strummer) – 1:41
  7. "Deny" – 3:06
  8. "London's Burning" – 2:12

Tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8 are sung by Joe Strummer. Tracks 2 and 5 are sung by Joe Strummer and Mick Jones.

Side two[change | change source]

  1. "Career Opportunities" – 1:54
  2. "Cheat" – 2:06
  3. "Protex Blue" – 1:47
  4. "Police and Thieves" (Junior Murvin, Lee "Scratch" Perry) – 6:03
  5. "48 Hours" – 1:36
  6. "Garageland" – 3:12

References[change | change source]

  1. Letts Don; Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon, Terry Chimes, Rick Elgood, The Clash. (2001). The Clash: Westway to the World [Documentary]. New York, NY: Sony Music Entertainment; Dorismo; Uptown Films. Retrieved on 2007-11-26. Event occurs at 25:00–25:35; 25:45–27:40; 34:00–36:00; 44:40–45:00.