Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

The Clash: Sandinista! (CBS)

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 13 December 1980

OK, OK, they're a jolly prolific bunch always about to give their audience more than their money's worth, but – Christ, let's not mince words here – Sandinista, six sides of vinyl well-packed with 36 tracks, is a ridiculously self-indulgent communique from International Clash City headquarters.

Total word count of piece: 1595


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.