A new compilation featuring some of Joe Strummer‘s rarest and unreleased songs will be released later this year.
‘Joe Strummer 001’ is the first compilation to span the music icon’s career outside of The Clash.
It’ll feature 32 tracks and includes 12 previously unreleased songs, as well as known favourites from his recordings with the 101ers, The Mescaleros and his extensive soundtrack work.
The compilation record is set for release on September 29 on the formats below.
- Limited edition Deluxe Box set: Features a Quadruple heavyweight Vinyl, 7” vinyl single, cassette, 64 page hard backed A4 Note Book, enamel badge, art print, screen print, lyrics, sticker sheet and includes 3 more unreleased track
- Limited edition Deluxe Double CD in 64 page hard backed A4 Note Book with writings, lyrics, photos and sketches taken from Joe’s extensive personal archive
- Double CD in slipcase (IGNCD53).
- Quadruple heavyweight Vinyl in slipcase (IGNLP53X).
- Digital download
Among the unreleased material is an early demo of ‘This Is England’ entitled ‘Czechoslovak Song/Where Is England,’ a solo demo of ‘Letsagetabitarockin’ recorded in Elgin Avenue in 1975, as well outtakes from ‘Sid & Nancy’ featuring Mick Jones and unreleased songs ‘Rose Of Erin’.
It’s also set to feature ‘London Is Burning’ one of the last songs Joe recorded.
You can preorder it here.