Label: Epic - EK 63885 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
It was written by Strummer and recorded for the band's album London Calling. Allmusic 's Donald A. Guarisco said that the song's "combination of thoughtful lyrics and an energetic performance" made it a "highlight of London Calling ". Strummer wrote the song during the recording sessions for London Calling. He developed the idea for the song while travelling home from Wessex studios in London and listening to a radio news report of ETA terror bombings of tourist hotels on the Costa Brava.
According to Continente Multicultural magazine, "Spanish Bombs" is a pop rock song. Guarisco described it as a "rousing rocker" with a combination of power chordsquickly-strummed acoustic riffsand "simple but catchy verses and chorus". London Callingremarked author Michael Chabonis "what we'd now call 'classic rock'. Songs like 'Spanish Bombs' had me wondering what the song was about, how it related to the Spanish Civil War and why was Joe singing about it? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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