heard on the wire

Fast rough factory trade


I used to hate this; now I love it.

Featuring Ellen Foley on vocals, this was the second single from Sandinista, the Clash’s fourth LP.

Actor and singer Foley was at the time in a relationship with the Clash’s Mick Jones. The breakdown of that relationship was the subject of the band’s biggest hit, Should I Stay or Should I Go.

This is a truly brilliant single. I remain ambivalent about Sandinista (and, for that matter, about Should I Stay or Should I Go).

The Clash // Hitsville UK

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