New(ish) Video: The Clash – “White Riot” from upcoming “Sound System” box set

So as to tickle our collective asses with a feather in advance of a series of epic releases next week, The Clash have posted a reworked video for the legendary track “White Riot.”

The video appears on one of the thirteen discs that are featured in the career-spanning “Sound System” box set, which is due September 10th. “Sound System” is a collection of all of remastered versions of the band’s five studio releases, plus “video of everything from their first recording session in 1976 through incredible gigs in New York and Sussex University and three discs of remixes, alternative versions and b-sides.”

Also slated for release on the same date is “Hits Back,” a two disc collection of remastered versions of their greatest hits. According to The Clash’s Mick Jones, these will be the last proper Clash releases: “”I’m not even thinking about any more Clash releases. This is it for me, and I say that with an exclamation mark.” Here’s a recent interview he did with Rolling Stone celebrating the project.

Oh, and click here to check out “White Riot.”


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