Give 'Em Enough Rope (180 Gram Vinyl)
Drastic Plastic 19
Released on February 1, 2011
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Listening to The Clash’s sophomore release, Give ‘Em
Enough Rope, 23 years after its debut is a rare moment
where sound and emotional intensity hold over time.
This album is as relevant as ever, given the transition and
volatility of modern times.
Bolstered by some of the best rock ‘n’ roll riffs, melodies,
and lyrical observations, it’s a joy to throw this old friend
on the turntable, sit back, and listen to its familiar and
What sets The Clash apart from other punk bands is their
attention to musicianship and the honest articulation of
their frustration and unrest. From the heralding anthem
“Safe European Home,” to the finale “All The Young
Punks,” the record balances the viperous and angst-y
zeitgeist of the late 1970s with catchy tunes and toetapping
The LP was rated 1978’s album of the year by Rolling
Stone and Time magazines. It has proven itself over time
to be one of the greatest records by any band.
Drastic Plastic Records is extremely proud to bring
this punk classic back on beautiful RTI-manufactured
180-gram vinyl. The LP is skillfully re-mastered by Sony
from the original tapes for a nostalgic, yet 21st century,