Introducing the Special Edition of Combat Rock + The People’s Hall
Are you ready to rock out with one of the most iconic bands in history? Look no further than The Clash’s final album, Combat Rock, now re-released as a 180g 3LP special edition with an additional 12 tracks compiled by the band themselves. Featuring hits like ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’ and ‘Rock The Casbah’, the album is a must-have for any true rock fan.
But that’s not all – the special edition also includes The People’s Hall, a collection of rare and unheard early versions of tracks, charting the period from their last single Radio Clash right up to the release of Combat Rock. Plus, you’ll get access to never-before-seen Pennie Smith images and a fascinating essay on the history of Frestonia by Tom Vague.
Recorded at The People’s Hall in the squatted Republic of Frestonia near Latimer Road in London, the album captures the raw energy and rebellious spirit of The Clash. And with a run time of 1 hour and 41 minutes, you’ll have plenty of time to immerse yourself in their iconic sound.
The special edition of Combat Rock + The People’s Hall is manufactured by Legacy Recordings and has a product dimension of 12.3 x 12.2 x 0.5 inches, weighing 1.8 pounds. It was originally released in May 1982 and has now been re-released in 2022 for a new generation of rock fans to enjoy.
So what are you waiting for? Add that special edition vinyl record to your collection today and experience the raw energy and rebellious spirit of The Clash like never before!
Why The Clash’s “Combat Rock + The People’s Hall” Should Be in Your Vinyl Collection
The Clash was one of the most influential punk rock bands of the late 70s and early 80s. Their music was a mix of punk, reggae, ska, and rockabilly, and their lyrics were politically charged. Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, and Topper Headon were the members who made up the band’s most iconic lineup.
“Combat Rock” is The Clash’s fifth and final studio album. It was released in May 1982 and includes some of the band’s most well-known songs, such as “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” and “Rock The Casbah”. The album has now been re-released as a 180g 3LP special edition, including an additional 12 tracks compiled by the band themselves.
The People’s Hall
The album was rehearsed and recorded at The People’s Hall in the squatted Republic of Frestonia near Latimer Road in London. The unique location brought an energy to the recording process the can be heard in the final product. The band then embarked on a tour of East and South East Asia, during which the album sleeve image was captured by Pennie Smith in Thailand.
The People’s Hall (Special Edition)
The special edition includes rare Pennie Smith images and a history of Frestonia essay by Tom Vague. “The People’s Hall” portion of the release features tracks from what was their last single “Radio Clash” right up to the release of “Combat Rock”, including unheard, rare, and early versions of tracks.
Who Should Buy It?
If you are a fan of punk rock, The Clash, or just great music in general, you need to add “Combat Rock + The People’s Hall” to your vinyl collection. The special edition includes rare tracks and images that will make that release stand out among other vinyl records. It’s a must-have for any music lover who wants to own a piece of punk rock history.
In conclusion, “Combat Rock + The People’s Hall” is an album the should be in every music lover’s collection. The Clash was a band the brought together different genres of music and created something truly unique. The special edition release captures the energy and spirit of the band, making it a must-have for anyone who loves great music.Shop now