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Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUT [1] CAN [2] NOR [3] NZ [4] SWE [5] UK [6] U.S. [7]
1977 The Clash
  • Release date: 8 April 1977, 26 July 1979 (US)
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
  • Notes: Two versions: UK and US
42 12 126 UK: Gold[8]
US: Gold[9]
1978 Give 'Em Enough Rope
  • Release date: 10 November 1978
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
15 36 2 128 UK: Gold[10]
1979 London Calling
  • Release date: 14 December 1979
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
  • Notes: Released as a double album
17 12 4 12 2 9 27 CAN: Gold[11]
UK: Gold[12]
US: Platinum[9]
1980 Sandinista!
  • Release date: 12 December 1980
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
  • Notes: Released as a triple album
3 8 3 9 19 24 UK: Gold
US: Gold[9]
1982 Combat Rock
  • Release date: 14 May 1982
  • Label: Sony Music (SME)/Columbia; Epic
12 7 5 9 2 7 CAN: Gold[11]
UK: Silver[13]
US: 2× Platinum[9]
1985 Cut the Crap
  • Release date: 4 November 1985
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
59 35 30 16 88 UK: Silver[14]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.


Live albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions
FRA [15] SWE [5] UK [6] U.S. [7]
1999 From Here to Eternity: Live
  • Release date: 4 October 1999
  • Label: Columbia/Sony Music; Epic
  • Notes: Live Recordings, 1978–1982
17 47 13 193
2008 Live at Shea Stadium 57 26 31 93


CompilationsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
NZ [4] SWE [5] UK [6] U.S. [7]
1980 Black Market Clash
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Epic/Sony Music
  • Notes: 10" EP collection of B-sides
15 74
1988 The Story of the Clash, Volume 1
  • Release date: 29 February 1988
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
  • Notes: Double album, Greatest hits collection
3 50 7 142 UK: Gold[16]

US: Platinum

1990 1977 Revisited
  • Release date: 1990
  • Label: Relativity
  • Notes: Also published by Sony Special Products as A Collection of Rare Tracks and B Sides in 1990
1991 The Singles (1991)
  • Release date: November 1991
  • Label: Sony Music/Columbia; Epic
  • Notes: Collection of 18 UK and US singles in chronological order
2 68
1993 Super Black Market Clash
  • Release date: 26 October 1993
  • Label: Columbia/Sony Music; Legacy/Epic
  • Notes: Collection of b-sides and rarities
2003 The Essential Clash
  • Release date: 11 March 2003 (US), 22 April 2003 (UK)
  • Label: Columbia/Sony Music; Legacy/Epic
  • Notes: Collection of "essential" recordings; two versions: UK and US
50 22 18 99
2007 The Singles (2007)
  • Release date: 4 June 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Notes: Single disc of 19 UK singles including "This is England" and not in chronological order
36 13
2013 The Clash Hits Back
  • Release date: 9 September 2013 (UK), 10 September 2013 (US)[17]
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • Notes: 2-CD, 33 song best of collection sequenced to copy the set played by the band at the Brixton Fair Deal on 19 July 1982
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Box setsEdit

Year Album
1991 Clash on Broadway
  • Release date: 19 November 1991
  • Label: Columbia/Sony Music; Legacy/Epic
  • Notes: Comprehensive 3-CD box set; includes several alternate versions and unreleased tracks
2006 Singles Box
  • Release date: 30 October 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Notes: Set of 19 UK singles across 19 CDs
2013 Sound System
  • Release date: 9 September 2013 (UK), 10 September 2013 (US)[17]
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • Notes: 12-CD box set featuring the band's entire studio catalogue re-mastered plus an additional three discs, DVD and various other items



Box setsEdit

Year Album
1991 Clash on Broadway
  • Release date: 19 November 1991
  • Label: Columbia/Sony Music; Legacy/Epic
  • Notes: Comprehensive 3-CD box set; includes several alternate versions and unreleased tracks
2006 Singles Box
  • Release date: 30 October 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Notes: Set of 19 UK singles across 19 CDs
2013 Sound System
  • Release date: 9 September 2013 (UK), 10 September 2013 (US)[17]
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • Notes: 12-CD box set featuring the band's entire studio catalogue re-mastered plus an additional three discs, DVD and various other items


Extended playsEdit

Year Title Chart positions
UK [6] IRE [18]
1977 Capital Radio
  • Release date: 1 April 1977
1979 The Cost of Living
  • Release date: 11 May 1979
22 24


SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions[6][18][19][20][21][22] Album
UK AUS CAN IRE NL NZ US US Dance US Main
1977 "White Riot" 38 The Clash
"Remote Control"
"Complete Control" 28 Non-album singles included on the U.S. release of The Clash
1978 "Clash City Rockers" 35
"(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais" 32
"Tommy Gun" 19 Give 'Em Enough Rope
1979 "English Civil War" 25 29
"Groovy Times" 107 The Cost of Living
"I Fought the Law" 22 24 17
"London Calling" 11 28 16 23 London Calling
"Clampdown"
1980 "Train in Vain" 62 26 23 30
"Bankrobber" 12 14 14 Non-album single
"The Call Up" 40 69 42 Sandinista!
1981 "Hitsville U.K." 56 53
"The Magnificent Seven" 34 21 21
"This Is Radio Clash" 47 40 28 17 45 Non-album single
1982 "Know Your Rights" 43 Combat Rock
"Rock the Casbah" 30 3 26 21 4 8 8 6
"Should I Stay or Should I Go" / "Straight to Hell" 17 37 40 16 3 45 13
1985 "This Is England" 24 62 13 26 Cut the Crap
1991 "Should I Stay or Should I Go" (re-issue) 1 2
"Rock the Casbah" 15


Video albums Edit

Year Title Director
1982 The Clash: Live in Tokyo The Clash
1985 This Is Video Clash
2003 The Essential Clash (DVD)
Features: Music videos and live performances; Hell W10 (1983); London Weekend Show's Interview 1976.[23]
Don Letts, Joe Strummer, Keef & Co, Lindsey Clinell


Music videosEdit

Year Title Director
1977 "White Riot" Lindsey Clinell
"Complete Control" Don Letts
1978 "Tommy Gun" Keef & Co
1979 "I Fought the Law" Don Letts
"London Calling" Don Letts[24]
"Clampdown" Don Letts[25]
1980 "Train in Vain" Don Letts[26]
"Bankrobber" Don Letts
"The Call Up" Don Letts
1981 "This Is Radio Clash" Don Letts[27]
1982 "Rock the Casbah" Don Letts[28]
1984 "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" (live) Don Letts[29]
"Career Opportunities" (live) Don Letts

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