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London Calling
by The Clash

 
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Overview
Genre: Rock & Pop
 
Details
  • Genre: Popular Music
  • Release Date: March 2014
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • Format: LP
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Audio Format: Stereo
 
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Rolling Stone (11/89) - Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The Eighties" survey.

Rolling Stone (11/89) - Ranked #1 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The Eighties" survey.

Rolling Stone (p.100) - 5 stars out of 5 - "[The album] sounds crucial right now because of righteous blasts such as the title track."

Q (5/02 SE, p.136) - Included in Q's "100 Best Punk Albums".

Q (6/00, p.90) - Ranked #4 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"

Q (12/99, pp.152-3) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...19-track, filler-free double album....the best Clash album and therefore among the very best albums ever recorded..."

Q (5/02 SE, p.136) - Included in Q's "100 Best Punk Albums".

Q (6/00, p.90) - Ranked #4 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"

Q (12/99, pp.152-3) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...19-track, filler-free double album....the best Clash album and therefore among the very best albums ever recorded..."

Uncut (p.122) - 5 stars out of 5 - "LONDON CALLING engages soul riffs, reggae beats and vintage rock'n'roll as a band of true blood brothers define their battle-scarred universe. As remarkable now as it was 25 years ago."

Alternative Press (8/01, p.112) - Included in AP's "10 Essential '80s Albums".

Alternative Press (3/00, pp.74-5) - 4 out of 5 - "...This is a definitive album in rock's pantheon, and surely a WHITE ALBUM for the sub-generation lost between hippie idealism and MTV digitalism..."

Alternative Press (8/01, p.112) - Included in AP's "10 Essential '80s Albums".

Alternative Press (3/00, pp.74-5) - 4 out of 5 - "...This is a definitive album in rock's pantheon, and surely a WHITE ALBUM for the sub-generation lost between hippie idealism and MTV digitalism..."

Magnet (p.112) - "Big, arena-friendly anthems, infectious blue-beat winners and punch-drunk, New Orleans-style R&B workouts....[S]imply one of the era's landmark records."

Magnet (p.112) - "Big, arena-friendly anthems, infectious blue-beat winners and punch-drunk, New Orleans-style R&B workouts....[S]imply one of the era's landmark records."

CMJ (1/5/04, p.6) - Ranked #3 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1980".

CMJ (1/5/04, p.6) - Ranked #3 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1980".

Vibe (12/99, p.160) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century

Vibe (12/99, p.160) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century

Mojo (Publisher) (3/03, p.76) - Ranked #22 in Mojo's "Top 50 Punk Albums" - "...The iconic sleeve shot of a bass-shredding Paul Simonon is well matched by the music..."

Mojo (Publisher) (3/03, p.76) - Ranked #22 in Mojo's "Top 50 Punk Albums" - "...The iconic sleeve shot of a bass-shredding Paul Simonon is well matched by the music..."

Mojo (Publisher) (p.123) - 5 stars out of 5 - "The Clash demonstrated beyond any doubt that they had grown beyond their apocalyptic but parochial West London horizons to become a world-class band with a world-wide vision."

NME (Magazine) (9/11/93, p.18) - Ranked #6 in NME's list of The Greatest Albums Of The '70s - "...To hear a group blam away so fluently is a joy..."

NME (Magazine) (9/11/93, p.18) - Ranked #6 in NME's list of The Greatest Albums Of The '70s - "...To hear a group blam away so fluently is a joy..."

 
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