London Calling, a breakout album for The Clash, was released in 1979 and is their third studio album. The recording of this album was unorthodox, but helped to bring out the tones of everything from post punk to jazz to hard rock. Guy Stevens produced the album and created an atmosphere of rock and roll chaos by tossing and breaking furniture to drive the band's studio performances to that sweet breaking point. And it paid off. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked the album #8 on the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.