Editors’ Notes In 1980, The Clash named this 36-song album after Nicaraguan insurgents, experimented with disparate genres and sonic abstractions, and refused to edit themselves. Yet their punk spirit is alive throughout—from the organ-drenched gospel of “The Sound of Sinners” to the Dadaist noise collage “Silicone on Sapphire” to ambient dub blast “The Crooked Beat.” “Police on My Back” is straight-up punk-in-the-streets, and “Hitsville U.K.” is Euro-pop pretty. There’s even a jazz cover (Mose Allison’s “Look Here”). The album reveals a great band brave enough to fail, although they come out heroes.

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The Magnificent Seven
1
5:32
 
Hitsville U.K.
2
4:21
 
Junco Partner
3
4:52
 
Ivan Meets G.I. Joe
4
3:05
 
The Leader
5
1:42
 
Something About England
6
3:43
 
Rebel Waltz
7
3:26
 
Look Here
8
2:45
 
The Crooked Beat
9
5:28
 
Somebody Got Murdered
10
3:34
 
One More Time
11
3:31
 
One More Dub
12
3:35
 
Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice)
13
4:50
 
Up In Heaven (Not Only Here)
14
4:32
 
Corner Soul
15
2:42
 
Let's Go Crazy
16
4:24
 
If Music Could Talk
17
4:36
 
The Sound of Sinners
18
4:01
 
Police On My Back
19
3:16
 
Midnight Log
20
2:09
 
The Equaliser
21
5:46
 
The Call Up
22
5:28
 
Washington Bullets
23
3:51
 
Broadway
24
5:48
 
Lose This Skin
25
5:08
 
Charlie Don't Surf
26
4:54
 
Mensforth Hill
27
3:41
 
Junkie Slip
28
2:49
 
Kingston Advice
29
2:37
 
The Street Parade
30
3:27
 
Version City
31
4:22
 
Living In Fame
32
4:50
 
Silicone On Sapphire
33
4:16
 
Version Pardner
34
5:23
 
Career Opportunities
35
2:30
 
Shepherds Delight
36
3:27
 

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