Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Clash pop-up store to open in London

Black Market Clash, a pop-up store celebrating the work of The Clash, is set to open next month in London.

The event coincides with the September 9th release of three band projects: “The Clash Hits Back”, “Sound System” and “The Clash 5-Studio Album Set”.

Open from September 7-22 at 75 Berwick Street in Soho, Black Market Clash will display items from band’s archives, including video, instruments, stagewear, rare memorabilia and original manuscripts.

The store will open on September 6 with an exclusive launch event, which will be attended by the band.

The 2-CD best-of album, “The Clash Hits Back”, replicates the running order of the group’s July 19, 1982 setlist at the Brixton Fair Deal (now the Academy) with studio versions of the songs … plus 8 additional tracks.

“Sound System” is a 12-disc box set featuring all of The Clash’s seminal studio albums remastered, 3 CD demos, non-album singles, rarities and B-sides, DVD of all videos with unseen footage by Julien Temple and Don Letts, original and newly commissioned Clash fanzines, exclusive poster, dog tags, stickers, badges and more.

“The Clash 5 Studio-Album Set” is a separate box set which collect the band's original five studio albums (The Clash, Give 'Em Enough Rope, London Calling, Sandinista! and Combat Rock) into one package.

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