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London Calling (album) by The Clash 

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London Calling
London Calling by The Clash (1979)
Overall rank: 15th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 2,497 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1979 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1970s (4th)
Top 20 albums of all time (15th)

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The Clash bestography

London Calling is ranked as the best album by The Clash.

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London Calling ratings

Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 2,497 votes)
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From jeffrey-hodgson 10/15/2018 15:57
Perfection from beginning to end. So many good songs - london calling, spanish bombs, train in vain, lost in the supermarket etc.
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From toxicteaaa 09/19/2018 14:47
A punk with hardly any punk at all. So many musical styles in this and the Clash nail them all. I think it'd be fair to say that if the Beatles were the first great band to really change things, the Clash would be second to follow.
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From LevLandau 09/15/2018 08:29
A true classic and the best double album of all time.
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90/100
From Cargusbralem 09/01/2018 16:25
Such a fun album, with so many catchy tunes. It just brightens up your day. One of the few albums I enjoy listening to on shuffle.
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From JimagineL 08/22/2018 15:34
Once or twice in a decade there is relesead that album wich shots at every direction, in a attempt at doing something new. In the 60s we have Beatles's "Abbey Road". In the 80s we have "Remain in Light" by Talking Head and the self-titled Stone Roses album per example. In the 70s we have "London Calling", an album that revitalized every aspect of Rock music, and maybe even music in general. That is a "Revolution Rock"
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From Quoman 07/22/2018 13:25
I can see the why this album did have a huge impact at the time of its release but I think it is a little bit inconsistent and to many musical styles at the same time. I think it would be more listenable if it was shortened to a single album. There is some really great songs though.
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From micah88800 06/19/2018 21:42
Absolutely epic record. This album is full of political commentary and catchy songs. Listened to this almost every day my freshman year of college, so I have a lot of nostalgia attached to it. There is 19 songs and they are all good! Every one of them! That is a feat not usually seen in music and makes this alum truly exceptional
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From radio-head 06/07/2018 05:41
Perhaps a bit long-winded and overrated, but still a great album.
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From emptysquares 05/25/2018 23:48
The boys mellow (just a little). Lots of songs, not every one a classic, but consistent enough to hold attention - and the odd gem.


We miss you Joe!!
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From kingofstorm 05/03/2018 04:10
For me, this has to be the best post-punk album ever made. Such an incredible and expansive album that just doesn't limit itself to the normal confines of punk. Flows incredibly well and is a delight from start to finish
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