Preview: The Clash Sound System - Clash (11 CDs/DVD)

Artist: Clash
Title:
  • The Clash Sound System
  • The Clash Hits Back
Release Date: September 9, 2013 (U.K.), September 10, 2013 (U.S.)
Label: Sony
Format(s): 11 CDs/1 DVD, 2 CDs

Sony music will bring all of the studio music by the Clash plus many rarities together for the first time on The Clash Sound System, out September 9.

The first eight discs of the set are the band's original albums in casebound pozzoli books with poster booklets along with three CDs of demos, non-album singles and other rarities and a DVD with promo videos, live footage and unseen film of the band.

All is housed in a "boombox" style case with:
  • "Owners Manual" 24 page casebound book.
  • Badge holder box - to hold badges & dogtags.
  • A4 folder (to hold 3 booklets + adhesive sheets).
  • Armageddon Times 1 & 2 (2 x 24 page booklets) / Armageddon Times 3 (36 page booklet)
  • 1x Poster 381X381 mm
  • 1x Poster Tube
  • 3x stickers size 140mm x 85mm
  • 1x A4 sticker
  • 2x stickers size 297mm x 105mm
  • 5x badges: 1 x 25mm badge, 3 x 32mm badge, 1 x 45mm badge
  • 2x dogtags; 1 x 60mm chain and 1 x 10mm chain, stainless steel chains, each dogtag embossed 'The Clash'
The Armegeddon Times was a Clash fanzine. The set includes reprints of some original issues along with a brand new edition curated and designed by Paul Simonon.

A 2-CD version called Clash Hits Back will also be released the same day.



Track List:

The track lists for the bonus material:

Discs 1 through 8

  • The Clash
  • Give 'Em Enough Rope
  • London Calling
  • Sandinista!
  • Combat Rock

Disc 9
  • White Riot (Single version)
  • 1977 (B-side)
  • Listen (Capital Radio EP) / Interviews (Capital Radio EP)
  • Capital Radio (Capital Radio EP)
  • London’s Burning (Live B-side Remote Control)
  • Complete Control (Single version)
  • City Of The Dead (B-side)
  • Clash City Rockers (Original single version)
  • Jail Guitar Doors (B-side)
  • White Man In Hammersmith Palais (A-side)
  • The Prisoner (B-side)
  • 1-2 Crush On You (B-side Tommy Gun)
  • Time Is Tight (Black Market Clash)
  • Pressure Drop (B-side English Civil War)
  • I Fought The Law (Cost Of Living EP)
  • Groovy Times (Cost Of Living EP)
  • Gates Of The West (Cost Of Living EP)
  • Capital Radio (Cost Of Living EP)
  • Armagideon Time
  • Bank Robber (A-side)
  • Rockers Galore On A UK Tour (B-side)
Disc 10
  • Magnificent Dance (12”)
  • Midnight To Stevens (Outtake)
  • Radio One (B-side Hitsville UK)
  • Stop The World (B-side The Call Up)
  • The Cool Out (US 12” B-side of The Call Up)
  • This Is Radio Clash (A-side)
  • This Is Radio Clash (B-side 7” – different lyrics)
  • First Night Back In London (B-side Know Your Rights)
  • Rock The Casbah (Bob Clearmountain 12” mix)
  • Long Time Jerk (B-side Rock The Casbah)
  • The Beautiful People Are Ugly Too (Outtake)
  • Idle In Kangaroo Court (Outtake listed as Kill Time)
  • Ghetto Defendant (Extended version - unedited)
  • Cool Confusion (B-side Should I Stay Or Should I Go 7”)
  • Sean Flynn (Extended ‘Marcus Music’ version)
  • Straight To Hell (Extended unedited version from Clash On Broadway)
Disc 11
  • Extracts from The Clash’s first ever recording session at Beaconsfield Film School 1976. Recorded by Julien Temple
    • I’m So Bored With The USA
    • London’s Burning
    • White Riot
    • 1977
  • Polydor Demos - The Clash’s second recording session November 1976.  Produced by Guy Stevens
    • Janie Jones
    • Career Opportunities
    • London’s Burning
    • 1977
    • White Riot
  • Live at The Lyceum, London 28th December 1978
    • City Of The Dead
    • Jail Guitar Doors
    • English Civil War
    • Stay Free
    • Cheapstakes
    • I Fought The Law
Bonus DVD
  • Julien Temple Archive
  • White Riot Interview
  • Promo and interviews with Tony Parsons
    • 1977
    • White Riot
    • London’s Burning
  • Sussex University 1977
    • I’m So Bored With The USA
    • Hate & War
    • Career Opportunities
    • Remote Control
  • Don Letts Super 8 Medley
    • White Riot
    • Janie Jones
    • City of the Dead
    • Clash City Rockers
    • White Man in Hammersmith Palais
    • 1977
  • Clash On Broadway
    • London Calling
    • This Is Radio Clash
    • The Magnificent Seven
    • Guns Of Brixton
    • Safe European Home
  • Promo Videos
    • Tommy Gun
    • London Calling
    • Bankrobber
    • Clampdown (Live)
    • Train In Vain (Live)
    • The Call Up
    • Rock The Casbah
    • Should I Stay Or Should I Go (Live at Shea Stadium)
    • Career Opportunities (Live at Shea Stadium)

The two-CD The Clash Hits Back

Disc One
  • London Calling
  • Safe European Home
  • Know Your Rights
  • (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais
  • Janie Jones
  • The Guns of Brixton
  • Train in Vain
  • Bankrobber
  • Wrong 'Em Boyo
  • The Magnificent Seven
  • Police on My Back
  • Rock the Casbah
  • Career Opportunities
  • Police & Thieves
  • Somebody Got Murdered
  • Brand New Cadillac
  • Clampdown
Disc Two
  • Ghetto Defendant
  • Armagideon Time
  • Stay Free
  • I Fought the Law
  • Straight to Hell
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go
  • Garageland
  • White Riot
  • Complete Control
  • Clash City Rockers
  • Tommy Gun
  • English Civil War
  • The Call Up
  • Hitsville U.K.
  • This Is Radio Clash

1 comment

Anonymous said...

The animation of the unboxing is seriously the coolest thing ever. What a neat promo.

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