THE ROLLING STONES Frontman MICK JAGGER Discusses PAUL McCARTNEY's Guest Spot On New Album - "He Really Rocked It, And He Loved Doing It"; Video

September 18, 2023, 2 weeks ago

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THE ROLLING STONES Frontman MICK JAGGER Discusses PAUL McCARTNEY's Guest Spot On New Album - "He Really Rocked It, And He Loved Doing It"; Video

The Q With Tom Power podcast has released the video below, along with the following message:

"The Rolling Stones are back with Hackney Diamonds, the band’s first album of original material in 18 years. In a Canadian exclusive interview with Q’s Tom Power, frontman Mick Jagger discusses the record, the changing music industry and losing drummer Charlie Watts."

The Rolling Stones will release their hugely anticipated new album, Hackney Diamonds, on October 20.

Album opener, the recently released single "Angry", is followed by a further 11 tracks. Late drummer Charlie Watts features on two tracks, "Mess It Up" and "Live By The Sword". "Live By The Sword" additionally features bass from former Stones bassist Bill Wyman. "Sweet Sounds Of Heaven" featuring vocals from Lady Gaga and keys & piano from Stevie Wonder, "Bite My Head Off" with bass from Paul McCartney, and "Get Close" and "Live By The Sword" with piano from Elton John.

The 12-track album, was recorded in various locations around the world, including Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles; Metropolis Studios, London; Sanctuary Studios, Nassau, Bahamas; Electric Lady Studios, New York; and The Hit Factory/Germano Studios, also in New York.

The bespoke artwork for Hackney Diamonds is by digital animator Paulina Almira. Pre-order Hackney Diamonds here.

Tracklisting:

"Angry"
"Get Close"
"Depending On You"
"Bite My Head Off"
"Whole Wide World"
"Dreamy Skies"
"Mess It Up"
"Live By The Sword"
"Driving Me Too Hard"
"Tell Me Straight"
"Sweet Sounds Of Heaven"
"Rolling Stone Blues"

"Angry" video:

The Stones launched the album at a globally live streamed event from Hackney Empire in East London. The live stream was followed by the premiere of the video for "Angry" staring actress Sydney Sweeney.

Hackney Diamonds is their first studio set of new material since 2005's A Bigger Bang. Since then, the Stones have continued to smash box office records on a series of global sellout tours and released 2016's Grammy Award winning Blue & Lonesome, which featured their brilliant versions of many of the blues tracks that helped shape their sound, and topped album charts around the world. Last year, they thrilled European audiences totalling nearly a quarter of a million on the anniversary Sixty tour. Hackney Diamonds marks The Stones (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) first album produced by producer and musician Andrew Watt.



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