Clash to Release 40th Anniversary Version of ‘Combat Rock’


A 40th-anniversary version of the Clash‘s 1982 Fight Rock album is set for launch on May possibly 20.

The selection, titled Overcome Rock / The People’s Corridor, includes the original album, along with 12 additional tracks compiled by the surviving members of the Clash. You can see the track listing under.

Just after their 17-display residency at New York’s Bond On line casino in 1981, the Clash returned to England and started rehearsing at the People’s Corridor in the squatting community of Frestonia in London. They commenced to history components of Combat Rock, which was known by its working title Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg at the time. The band ultimately relocated again to New York and ongoing recording at Electrical Woman Studios.

The supplementary tracks included on The People’s Corridor feature rare and unheard recordings made subsequent the 1981 solitary “This Is Radio Clash” until eventually the launch of Battle Rock in May well 1982. The album features some of the band’s ideal-regarded tunes, like “Should really I Keep or Ought to I Go” and “Rock the Casbah.”

Highlights from the forthcoming double CD and triple vinyl collection include a new variation of “Know Your Rights” recorded at the People’s Corridor on the Rolling Stones Cellular Studio, a earlier unreleased instrumental edition of “He Who Dares or Is Exhausted” and an unreleased initial combine of “The Escapades of Futura 2000.”

The Clash have also launched a pair of collaborations with Rating Roger of the English Defeat. “Purple Angel Dragnet” and “Rock the Casbah” will be out there on a independent two-observe EP that will be issued as a confined-version 7”. You can hear each tunes beneath.

Pay attention to ‘Red Angel Dragnet’ by the Clash Showcasing Position Roger

Listen to ‘Rock the Casbah’ by the Clash Featuring Ranking Roger

Beat Rock / The People’s Hall is now available for pre-order.

‘Combat Rock / The People’s Hall’ Monitor Listing
‘Combat Rock’ – Aspect A
1. “Know Your Rights”
2. “Automobile Jamming”
3. “Should really I Remain Or Need to I Go”
4. “Rock The Casbah”
5. “Pink Angel Dragnet”
6. “Straight To Hell”
‘Combat Rock’ – Facet B
1. “Overpowered By Funk”
2. “Atom Tan”
3. “Sean Flynn”
4. “Ghetto Defendant”
5. “Inoculated Town”
6. “Loss of life Is A Star”

‘The People’s Hall’ – Facet A
1. “Exterior Bonds”
2. “Radio Clash”
3. “Futura 2000”
‘The People’s Hall’ – Aspect B
1. “1st Evening Back again In London”
2. “Radio A single” – Mikey Dread
3. “He Who Dares Or Is Tired”
4. “Extensive Time Jerk”
5. “The Fulham Connection”
‘The People’s Hall’ – Side C
1. “Midnight To Stevens”
2. “Sean Flynn”
3. “Idle In Kangaroo Courtroom”
4. “Know Your Legal rights”

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