From Here to Eternity: Live

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From Here to Eternity: Live
Live album by The Clash
Released 4 October 1999 (1999-10-04)
Recorded 30 April 1978 (1978-04-30)-13 October 1982 (1982-10-13) at various locations
Genre Punk rock
Length 63:47
Label Epic
Producer The Clash
The Clash compilations and lives chronology
Super Black Market Clash
(1994)
From Here to Eternity: Live
(1999)
The Essential Clash
(2003)

From Here to Eternity: Live is a live album by English punk rock band The Clash. It was released on 4 October 1999 through Epic Records. The songs were recorded at different shows. Some of the recordings featured also appear in the film Rude Boy. "London's Burning", "What's My Name" and "I Fought the Law" were instrumentally overdubbed to repair some technical deficiencies of the original live recording.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Blender 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10) link

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Joe Strummer and Mick Jones, except where noted. 

No. Title Recorded Length
1. "Complete Control"   13 June 1981 at Bonds International Casino in New York City 3:45
2. "London's Burning"   30 April 1978 at Victoria Park, East London 2:03
3. "What's My Name" (written by Strummer, Jones, Keith Levene) 27 July 1978 at Music Machine in London 1:43
4. "Clash City Rockers"   7 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 3:30
5. "Career Opportunities"   13 October 1982 at Shea Stadium in New York City 2:06
6. "(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais"   7 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 4:28
7. "Capital Radio"   18 February 1980 at the Lewisham Odeon in London 2:58
8. "City of the Dead"   28 December 1978 at the Lyceum Theatre, London 2:47
9. "I Fought the Law" (written by Sonny Curtis) 28 December 1978 at the Lyceum Theatre, London 2:36
10. "London Calling"   7 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 3:29
11. "Armagideon Time" (written by Willie Williams and Jackie Mittoo) 18 February 1980 at the Lewisham Odeon in London 5:05
12. "Train in Vain"   13 June 1981 at Bonds International Casino in New York City 4:43
13. "The Guns of Brixton" (written by Paul Simonon) 13 June 1981 at Bonds International Casino in New York City 3:36
14. "The Magnificent Seven" (written by The Clash) 7 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 6:09
15. "Know Your Rights" (written by The Clash) 7 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 4:04
16. "Should I Stay or Should I Go" (written by The Clash) 8 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 3:14
17. "Straight to Hell" (written by The Clash) 8 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 7:24
18. "Drug-Stabbing Time" (iTunes bonus track) 28 December 1978 at the Lyceum Theatre, London 3:33
19. "Janie Jones" (iTunes bonus track) 8 September 1982 at The Orpheum in Boston 2:46

Personnel[edit]

Additional performers

Production

  • The Clash - producers
  • Crispin Murray - engineer
  • Adrian Hall; Matt Lawrence; Gareth Ashton - assistant engineers
  • Bill Price - mixing
  • Tim Young - mastering
  • Model Solutions - cover art
  • Paul Simonon - art direction
  • Solar Creative - graphic design
  • Pennie Smith; Matthew Donaldson; Adrian Brown - photography

Album notes[edit]

The liner notes also list a thanks to Rob Stringer, Hugh Attwooll, Paul Bursche, Matt Reynolds, Bruce Dickinson, Jock Elliot, Pennie Smith, Ollie Weait. "Special thanks to everybody all over the world that wrote in with their stories and recollections."

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[2] 17
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 47
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 13
US Billboard 200[5] 193

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