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Clash 'Sound System' box coming with loads of extras

Written by Scott Mervis on .

image001It's been a while since we've seen anything from The Clash.

Here it comes all at once!

On Sept. 20, Sony Music Entertainment will release The Clash's "Sound System,' compiling the British punk band’s remastered recorded works together for the first time, in a boombox packaged designed by bassist Paul Simonon.
 
The price is not disclosed, but start saving now, because it's not going to be cheap.
 
The set contains:
 
 
1. The Clash
 
2. Give 'Em Enough Rope (1 CD)
 
3. London Calling (double album, 2 CDs)
 
4. Sandinista! (triple album, 3 CDs)
 
5. Combat Rock (1 CD)
 
• Three CDs featuring rare tracks, demos, non-album singles and B-sides
 
• DVD including unseen Julien Temple footage, early Super 8 film shot by Don Letts, all the band’s promo videos and previously unseen live footage
 
• Owner’s Manual booklet
 
• Folder containing reprints of Armagideon Times 1 & 2 and Armagideon Times 3 (new edition of fanzine compiled and designed by Paul Simonon)
 
• Merchandise; dog tags, badges, stickers and a Future Is Unwritten note book designed by Harland Miller
 
• An exclusive photo poster
 
Sound System Extra CDs tracklist:
 
Disc One
 
1. White Riot (Single version)  
 
2. 1977 (B-side)             
 
3. Listen (Capital Radio EP) / Interviews (Capital Radio EP)      
 
4. Capital Radio (Capital Radio EP)                                            
 
5. London’s Burning (Live B-side Remote Control)                             
 
6. Complete Control (Single version) 
 
7. City Of The Dead (B-side)    
 
8. Clash City Rockers (Original single version)                          
 
9. Jail Guitar Doors (B-side)               
 
10. White Man In Hammersmith Palais (A-side)    
 
11. The Prisoner (B-side)
 
12. 1-2 Crush On You (B-side Tommy Gun)                                                 
 
13. Time Is Tight (Black Market Clash)        
 
14. Pressure Drop (B-side English Civil War)                  
 
15. I Fought The Law (Cost Of Living EP)                      
 
16. Groovy Times (Cost Of Living EP)        
 
17. Gates Of The West (Cost Of Living EP)           
 
18. Capital Radio (Cost Of Living EP)
 
19. Armagideon Time     
 
20. Bankrobber (A-side) 
 
21.  Rockers Galore On A UK Tour (B-side)                             
 
 
Disc Two
 
1. Magnificent Dance (12”) 5:36 (available on Singles box set) 
 
2. Midnight To Stevens (Outtake)       
 
3. Radio One (B-side Hitsville UK)
 
4. Stop The World (B-side The Call Up)      
 
5. The Cool Out (US 12” B-side of The Call Up)   
 
6. This Is Radio Clash (A-side) 
 
7. This Is Radio Clash (B-side 7” – different lyrics)                   
 
8. First Night Back In London (B-side Know Your Rights)                
 
9. Rock The Casbah (Bob Clearmountain 12” mix) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
10. Long Time Jerk (B-side Rock The Casbah)      
 
11. The Beautiful People Are Ugly Too (Outtake) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
12. Idle In Kangaroo Court (Outtake listed as Kill Time) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
13. Ghetto Defendant (Extended version - unedited) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED    
 
14. Cool Confusion (B-side Should I Stay Or Should I Go 7”)
 
15. Sean Flynn (Extended ‘Marcus Music’ version) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
16. Straight To Hell (Extended unedited version from Clash On Broadway) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
 
Disc Three
 
Extracts from The Clash’s first ever recording session at Beaconsfield Film School 1976. Recorded by Julien Temple
 
1. I’m So Bored With The USA         
 
2. London’s Burning – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED  
 
3. White Riot        
 
4. 1977 – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
Polydor Demos - The Clash’s second recording session November 1976
Produced by Guy Stevens
 
5.  Janie Jones 
 
6. Career Opportunities
 
7. London’s Burning – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED  
 
8. 1977 – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED              
 
9. White Riot – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED    
 
Live at The Lyceum, London 28th December 1978
 
10. City Of The Dead     
 
11. Jail Guitar Doors – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED  
 
12. English Civil War     
 
13. Stay Free  – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED   
 
14. Cheapstakes – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
15. I Fought The Law     
 
 
Bonus DVD
 
Julien Temple Archive - 6:20
 
White Riot Interview - 7:10
 
Promo and interviews with Tony Parsons
 
1977 1:87
 
White Riot 1:48
 
London’s Burning 2:05
 
Sussex University 1977
 
I’m So Bored With The USA 2:14  – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
Hate & War 1:94  – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
Career Opportunities 1:42 – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
Remote Control 2:73  – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
 
Don Letts Super 8 Medley 11:40
 
White Riot 1:52
 
Janie Jones 1:73
 
City of the Dead 2:04
 
Clash City Rockers 2:15
 
White Man in Hammersmith Palais 2:53
 
1977 1:41
 
Clash On Broadway - 19:50
 
London Calling
 
This Is Radio Clash
 
The Magnificent Seven
 
Guns Of Brixton
 
Safe European Home
 
 
Promo Videos
 
Tommy Gun 3:00
 
London Calling 3:20
 
Bankrobber 4:00
 
Clampdown (Live) 5:00
 
Train In Vain (Live) 2:10
 
The Call Up 3:10
 
Rock The Casbah 3:20
 
Should I Stay Or Should I Go (Live at Shea Stadium) 2:50
 
Career Opportunities (Live at Shea Stadium) 3:00
 
 
Also released:
 
The Clash – The Clash - Hits Back
Features 33 of the band’s iconic tracks across a 2-CD set or a 3-LP vinyl set. The tracklist is sequenced from the band’s legendary Brixton Fairdeal show in 1982.
 
Disc 1
 
1. London Calling           
 
2. Safe European Home                                
 
3. Know Your Rights                                   
 
4. (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais                  
 
5. Janie Jones                                      
 
6. The Guns of Brixton                                           
 
7. Train in Vain                                                      
 
8. Bankrobber                                               
 
9.Wrong 'Em Boyo                                       
 
10. The Magnificent Seven                           
 
11. Police On My Back                                           
 
12. Rock The Casbah                          
 
13. Career Opportunities                                         
 
14. Police & Thieves                                    
 
15. Somebody Got Murdered                                 
 
16. Brand New Cadillac                                          
 
17. Clampdown                                            
 
Disc 2 (Joe Strummer's setlist continued)
 
1. Ghetto Defendant
 
2. Armigideon Time
 
3. Stay Free
 
4. I Fought The Law
 
5. Straight To Hell
 
6. Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
 
7. Garageland
 
 
 
Additional Tracks:
 
8. White Riot
 
9. Complete Control
 
10. Clash City Rockers
 
11. Tommy Gun
 
12. English Civil War
 
13. The Call Up
 
14. Hitsville UK
 
15. This Is The Radio Clash
 
 

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