Joe Strummer's Solo Career Celebrated with New 'Assembly' Comp
The collection will gather hits, rarities, covers and previously unheard tracks by the late Clash hero
Published Feb 03, 2021While Joe Strummer rose to fame as the iconic frontman of the Clash, the musician also had a long and storied solo career. Now that solo work will be celebrated on a new collection.
The comp is called Assembly, and it's set to arrive on March 26 via Dark Horse Records. It will be made up of 16 tracks from across Strummer's solo career, including various hits, rarities and covers.
It also features three previously unreleased tracks that find Strummer taking on a the Clash's "I Fought the Law," "Rudie Can't Fail" and "Junco Partner," as well as songs he wrote with the Mescaleros. Plus, there's a cover of Bob Marley's classic "Redemption Song."
Down below, you can see the tracklisting, while its cover art is above. The release will feature liner notes written by Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers.
Joe Strummer passed away in 2002.
1. Coma Girl
2. Johnny Appleseed
3. I Fought The Law (Live at Brixton Academy, London, 24 November 2001) *
4. Tony Adams
6. Love Kills
7. Get Down Moses
8. X-Ray Style
9. Mondo Bongo
10. Rudie Can't Fail (Live at Brixton Academy, London, 24 November 2001) *
11. At The Border, Guy
12. Long Shadow
13. Forbidden City
14. Yalla Yalla
15. Redemption Song
16. Junco Partner (Acoustic) *
* Previously unreleased