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CLASH, THE

Give 'Em Enough Rope (180gm Vinyl) (Reissue)

Model:
88985419541
SKU:
467236
PLU: 889854195410

180gm Vinyl Reissue!

For their second album, the Clash worked with the American hard rock producer Sandy Pearlman, best-known for his work with Blue Oyster Cult and the Dictators. The teaming was quite controversial within the punk community, and the sound of 'Give 'Em Enough Rope' is considerably cleaner, yet the more direct sound hardly tamed the Clash.

180gm Vinyl Reissue!

For their second album, the Clash worked with the American hard rock producer Sandy Pearlman, best-known for his work with Blue Oyster Cult and the Dictators. The teaming was quite controversial within the punk community, and the sound of 'Give 'Em Enough Rope' is considerably cleaner, yet the more direct sound hardly tamed the Clash.

Format - LP
Genre - Pop & Rock
Release Date - 04/08/17

Not yet reviewed.

180gm Vinyl Reissue!

For their second album, the Clash worked with the American hard rock producer Sandy Pearlman, best-known for his work with Blue Oyster Cult and the Dictators. The teaming was quite controversial within the punk community, and the sound of 'Give 'Em Enough Rope' is considerably cleaner, yet the more direct sound hardly tamed the Clash.

While the record doesn't burn with the same intense, amateurish energy of 'The Clash', it does have a big, forceful sound that is nearly as powerful. What keeps 'Give 'Em Enough Rope' from being a classic is its slightly inconsistent material. Many of the songs are outright classics, particularly the first half of the record ("Safe European Home," "English Civil War," "Tommy Gun," "Julie's Been Working for the Drug Squad" and "Stay Free," but the group loses some momentum toward the end of the record.

Even with such flaws, Give 'Em Enough Rope ranks as one of the strongest albums of the punk era.

180gm audiophile vinyl

Primary Format - MusicVinyl
ArtistCLASH, THE
LabelSony
Music GenreRock
Music Genre PrimaryPop & Rock

LP - SIDE A

  • 1. Safe European Home
  • 2. English Civil War
  • 3. Tommy Gun
  • 4. Julie's Been Working for the Drug Squad
  • 5. Last Gang in Town

LP - SIDE B

  • 1. Guns on the Roof
  • 2. Drug-Stabbing Time
  • 3. Stay Free
  • 4. Cheapskates
  • 5. All the Young Punks (New Boots and Contracts)
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