The Clash – Give ‘Em Enough Rope (1978)
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- Safe European Home
- English Civil War
- Tommy Gun
- Julie's Been Working for the Drug Squad
- Last Gang in Town
- Guns on the Roof
- Drug-Stabbing Time
- Stay Free
- All the Young Punks (New Boots and Contracts)
Give ‘Em Enough Rope is the second studio album by the English punk rock band the Clash. It was released on 10 November 1978 through CBS Records. It was their first album released in the United States, preceding the U.S. version of The Clash. The album was well received by critics and fans, peaking at number two in the United Kingdom Albums Chart, and number 128 in the Billboard 200.
The album’s cover art was designed by Gene Greif, the front of which was based on a postcard titled “End of the Trail”, photographed by Adrian Atwater and featuring Wallace Irving Robertson. The cover of the first US pressings showed the band’s name written in block capital letters. Subsequent U.S. pressings used a faux-oriental style font, which was then replaced with the more ornate faux-oriental style font used on the UK release
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk rock. They have also contributed to the post-punk and new wave movements that emerged in the wake of punk and employed elements of a variety of more...