From Here to Eternity: Live

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From Here to Eternity: Live
The Clash - From Here to Eternity-Live.jpg
Live album by
Released4 October 1999 (1999-10-04)
Recorded30 April 1978 (1978-04-30)-13 October 1982 (1982-10-13) at various locations
GenrePunk rock[citation needed]
Length63:47
LabelEpic
ProducerThe Clash
The Clash compilation and live album 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
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Blender3/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau(3-star Honorable Mention)(3-star Honorable Mention)(3-star Honorable Mention)[3]
Pitchfork Media(7.4/10)[4]

Track listing[edit]

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

No.TitleRecordedLength
1."Complete Control"13 June 1981 at Bonds International Casino in New York City3:45
2."London's Burning"30 April 1978 at Victoria Park, East London2:03
3."What's My Name" (written by Strummer, Jones, Keith Levene)27 July 1978 at Music Machine in London1:43
4."Clash City Rockers"7 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston3:30
5."Career Opportunities"13 October 1982 at Shea Stadium in New York City2:06
6."(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais"7 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston4:28
7."Capital Radio"18 February 1980 at the Lewisham Odeon in London2:58
8."City of the Dead"28 December 1978 at the Lyceum Theatre, London2:47
9."I Fought the Law" (written by Sonny Curtis)28 December 1978 at the Lyceum Theatre, London2:36
10."London Calling"7 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston3:29
11."Armagideon Time" (written by Willie Williams and Jackie Mittoo)18 February 1980 at the Lewisham Odeon in London5:05
12."Train in Vain"13 June 1981 at Bonds International Casino in New York City4:43
13."The Guns of Brixton" (written by Paul Simonon)13 June 1981 at Bonds International Casino in New York City3:36
14."The Magnificent Seven" (written by The Clash)7 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston6:09
15."Know Your Rights" (written by The Clash)7 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston4:04
16."Should I Stay or Should I Go" (written by The Clash)8 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston3:14
17."Straight to Hell" (written by The Clash)8 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston7:24
18."Drug-Stabbing Time" (iTunes bonus track)28 December 1978 at the Lyceum Theatre, London3:33
19."Janie Jones" (iTunes bonus track)7 September 1982 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston2:46

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)[5] 17
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 47
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 13
US Billboard 200[8] 193

References[edit]

  1. ^ From Here to Eternity: Live at AllMusic
  2. ^ http://www.blender.com/guide/back-catalogue/54683/from-here-to-eternity-live.html
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Clash". Robert Christgau.
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20020603041906/http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/record-reviews/c/clash/from-here-to-eternity.shtml
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – The Clash – From Here To Eternity - Live". Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – The Clash – From Here To Eternity - Live". Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  8. ^ "The Clash Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.