London Calling Legacy Edition
2009-11-10 by Matthijs van der Lee | 13 Comments

Classic punk act The Clash are to re-release their famous London Calling album on December 14. The album was originally released in 1979, hence it concerns a '30th Anniversary Legacy Edition'. Full details will be released later, but a CD/DVD package is expected.

The Clash enjoyed a 10-year career, from 1976 to 1986, and remain known as one of the most influential punk bands of all time. Iconic frontman Joe Strummer died almost 7 years ago, on December 22, 2002.

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Nagrarok
November 10th 2009

7956 Comments


Might buy this.

AnotherBrick
November 10th 2009

9766 Comments


could never get into them..maybe ill give it another shot

FreePizzaDay
November 10th 2009

1526 Comments


Didn't they just re-release this album in like... 2002?

Wikiedia consult: Okay, 2004. They have a 25th anniversary out then. That's the version I own.

I'll just wait until the 35th of 40th anniversary re-release, I think.

NigelH
November 10th 2009

1571 Comments


Great, great, great album. Wasn't one re-release enough though?

SLA92
November 10th 2009

61 Comments


My favourite album.Still,a 5 year difference between re-releases?Weird....


PietroCrespi
November 10th 2009

105 Comments


Wikiedia consult: Okay, 2004. They have a 25th anniversary out then. That's the version I own.


Somehow picked this up at Hastings for $3 on a whim back in the day just because I'd read about The Clash it in AP. Probably one of my top life decisions ever. One of the albums that sent me down a great road of music. I must have watched the dvd 10 times. Quite a good package.

BlindWriting
November 10th 2009

102 Comments


money money money cash cash cash cash $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Douchebag
November 11th 2009

3624 Comments


Such a fantastic album, i only have an old version so I could pick this up...

Titan50
November 11th 2009

4588 Comments


Yes!

Captain North
November 12th 2009

6743 Comments


My dad loves this band, I could never get them though.

Nagrarok
November 12th 2009

7956 Comments


London Calling took a few listens for me to sink in. Their debut is easier to get into, far more straightforward.

tom79
November 12th 2009

3347 Comments


Re-releases are pretty dumb. Album is such a classic though.

Digging: Bent Outta Shape - Stray Dog Town

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
November 12th 2009

17913 Comments


legacy editions usually rule



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