The Rolling Stones confirm new album Blue & Lonesome

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The Rolling Stones will release their first album in over a decade on December 2nd.

Blue & Lonesome is being previewed with Just Your Fool at this link.

Although the 2012 live return included two new singles which formed a part of the 50th anniversary GRRR! compilation, it took some time for Keith Richards‘ persuasive jabber to get his bandmates in the studio with a firm eye on finally following up 2005’s A Bigger Bang.

By the April of this year though, Ronnie Wood was speaking of the ‘bluesy’ sound which was emerging from the sessions and which has underpinned this announcement: “They really sound authentic,” he said. “We went in to cut some new songs, which we did. But we got on a blues streak.”

“We cut 11 blues in two days. When we heard them back after not hearing them for a couple of months, we were, ‘Who’s that?’. ‘It’s you’. It sounded so authentic.”

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