The Clash achieved commercial success in the United Kingdom with the release of their self-titled debut album, The Clash, in 1977. Their third album, London Calling, released in the UK in December 1979 and celebrates 50 years in 2019. It was declared the best album of the 1980s a decade later by Rolling Stone. In 1982 they reached new heights of success with the release of Combat Rock, which spawned the US top 10 hit, “Rock the Casbah”, helping the album to achieve a 2X Platinum certification. Their final album, Cut the Crap, was released in 1985.