The Rolling Stones will launch their first album of unique music in practically twenty years on Oct. 20, and it features a collaboration with Girl Gaga.
At a press occasion in East London on Wednesday — hosted by Jimmy Fallon — the rock icons revealed particulars about Hackney Diamonds, the band’s new studio album. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wooden additionally unveiled the music video for the album’s first single, “Offended,” which was launched Wednesday and stars Emmy-nominated actress Sydney Sweeney, who attended the occasion.
When Fallon requested her what crossed her thoughts when she received the decision to star within the video, the Euphoria and The White Lotus actress stated, “Oh, gosh. I imply, I freaked out, known as my household, and introduced my mother.” Her mother sat behind her on the occasion.
“I cherished the tune after I heard it. It’s been caught in my head,” Sweeney added.
The band earned a standing ovation from the viewers at Hackney Empire, the place cupcakes with the Rolling Stones’ tongue emblem got out. The rockers stated they recorded 23 songs in December, completed them in January and combined them in February. Hackney Diamonds will embrace 12 tracks and have been recorded in London, Los Angeles, New York Metropolis and Bahamas.
Of the album title, Jagger defined: “It’s like getting your automotive window display screen smashed on a Saturday evening in Hackney.” Jagger additionally known as the theme of the album “offended and disgust.”
The Stones labored with producer Andrew Watt, finest recognized for his work with Justin Bieber, Miley Cryus, Ozzy Osbourne and others. He received the Grammy for producer of the 12 months on the present.
The band says Charlie Watts, who died in 2021, carried out on two tracks; whereas unique member Invoice Wyman performs on “Stay by the Sword.” And so they described the album as a mixture of rock songs, together with some which can be funky, in addition to love ballads.
When Jagger known as the monitor “Candy Sound of Heaven” — which options Gaga — gospel-flavored, Richards giggled and stated: “You’ve by no means been to church in your life.” The viewers laughed.
Fallon additionally broke into his Jagger impression, replicating his accent onstage to laughs from the viewers.
The Rolling Stones’ final studio album of unique materials was 2005’s A Greater Bang. In 2016 they launched the blues covers album, Blue & Lonesome, which received the band their third Grammy.
“We’ve been very lazy,” Jagger stated about not releasing a lot music lately, although he famous the band all the time excursions.
“We wouldn’t have put [this album] out if we didn’t prefer it ourselves,” Jagger stated.