The Clash (Album)

1977 studio album by The Clash

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]

The Clash
Studio album by
Released8 April 1977
Recorded10 February 1977–27 February 1977 National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, CBS Studios London
GenrePunk rock
Length35:18
LabelCBS
ProducerMickey Foote
The Clash chronology
The Clash 'Give 'Em Enough Rope
(1978)

Track listingEdit

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

Side oneEdit

  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 twoEdit

  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

ReferencesEdit

  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. Event occurs at 25:00–25:35; 25:45–27:40; 34:00–36:00; 44:40–45:00. ISBN 0738900826. OCLC 49798077. |access-date= requires |url= (help)