• Title: London Calling
  • Author: David L. Ulin
  • ISBN: 9780826416780
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Paperback
  • London Calling London Calling was a grown up record The Clash explored their place in the world and flexed their muscles in the process challenging punk dogma and ruling circles at the same time Rock believers hav
    London Calling was a grown up record The Clash explored their place in the world, and flexed their muscles in the process, challenging punk dogma and ruling circles at the same time Rock believers have debated the impact and influence of cultural heroes who preach from the pulpit for generations, and clash fans and foes have had plenty to say 30 years down the road, theLondon Calling was a grown up record The Clash explored their place in the world, and flexed their muscles in the process, challenging punk dogma and ruling circles at the same time Rock believers have debated the impact and influence of cultural heroes who preach from the pulpit for generations, and clash fans and foes have had plenty to say 30 years down the road, the band s music continues to fuel politically charged debate London Calling, was the band s masterwork, and demands a place in Western culture that s occupied by Picasso s Guernica, Tony Kushner s Angels In America, and the films of Costa Gravas London Calling was a smart, tough album Its grim, sometimes apocalyptic vision is no less relevant today than it was in 1980.

    One Reply to “London Calling”

    1. The world has spun a few times since "London Calling" was released back in very late 1979 (on vinyl, natch!), but the love fest that has sprung up in its wake continues to gather steam. For my money, it's always been a great (if somewhat slightly overrated) album, as well as the album on which The Clash began to squander their greatness. From here, it would be a long, sad downward spiral through "Sandanista" and into the abyss with "Combat Rock." As someone who prefers the friendly and comfortab [...]

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