The Clash - Essential
NME.COM feature on The Clash - Essential album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
They did it all...
Without The Clash , NME would be a much drabber place. No Clash = no Nirvana , no Manics , no REM , no U2 , no Libertines , no Radio 4 , no anyone. Like a punk Marquis Of Queensbury, The Clash set the rules by which all indie/alt bands since have played by. This was a band that fused self-righteous ire and left-leaning political idealism with Mick Jones' love of...
- Mar 21, 2003
- Jun 1, 2007
The timing of this record must surely be a joke....
- Oct 11, 1999
Pair say they're pleased they didn't accept offers to reunite
Guitarist confirms he worked on new material in the studio around 2002
The band's 13-disc 'Sound System' boxset will be released later this month
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