Jagger was the only member of the band present at some of these sessions. Other overdubs, such as Sonny Rollins ' saxophone parts on "Slave" and "Waiting on a Friend", were also added at these sessions. Widely considered one of the Stones' most infectious songs, it was enough to carry Tattoo You to No. It has been certified 4x platinum in the United States alone. The critical Album) was positive, many feeling that Tattoo You was an improvement over Emotional Rescue and a high-quality release.
The album title was originally planned to be simply Tattoo. Jagger claims to this day that even he has no clue how the "You" became attached to the title. The title caused friction between Jagger and Richards, with Richards suspecting that Jagger had changed the title without seeking his input.
The album cover for Tattoo You had concept origination, art direction and design by Peter Corriston and illustration by Christian Piper. It was the first Grammy Award for the Rolling Stones. There were several videos directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg for this album including:.
Reviews for Tattoo You were largely positive, proclaiming the album a return to form and ranking among the Rolling Stones' finest works. Debra Rae Cohen commented in Rolling Stone : "Just when we might finally have lost patience, the new record dances not prancesrocks not jives onto the scene, and the Rolling Stones are back again, with a matter-of-fact acceptance of their continued existence — and eventual mortality …" .
Robert Christgau gave the album a good review but criticised "Start Me Up" in his Pazz and Jop essay insaying, "Its central conceit — Mick as sex machine, Neighbours - The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You (Vinyl, complete with pushbutton — explains why the album it starts up never transcends hand-tooled excellence except when Sonny Rollins, uncredited, invades the Stones' space.
Though it's as good in its way as 'Street Neighbours - The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You (Vinyl Man', how much you care about it depends entirely on how much you care about the Stones' technical difficulties.
Patty Rose, in Musiciansaid, "The feel of the album … is more one of rediscovered LP, of axes to play, not grind, of the latest cope, not dope. Writing in CreemNick Tosches expressed contempt for the Stones' gratuitous sexism and general negativity in their lyrics. They are capable of singing for minutes on end without spewing venom at the target sex.
Inthe album was ranked number on Rolling Stone 's list of The Greatest Albums of All Time maintaining the rating in a revised list. Peter Corriston, who was responsible for the album cover's concept origination, art direction and design, won a Grammy Award for Tattoo You in the category of best album package. Tattoo You was remastered and reissued in by Virgin Recordsand again in by Album) Music.
The remaster was initially released in a Collector's Edition CD, which replicated in miniature elements of the original vinyl album packaging. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Rolling Stones. Rock hard rock rock and roll. Time Is on Our Side. Archived from the original on 10 January Retrieved 13 December Rolling Stone.
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Archived from the original on 26 November Retrieved 16 July Retrieved 16 September All Time Top Albums 3rd ed. Virgin Books. Have you ever compared them to other vinyl issues? The previous half speed Exile IS a different mastering, the one that comes only in the box is the one to have. The Stones were stockpiling music to ensure that they could release more albums.
Whether the record company will be willing to release it during a downturn in distribution and consumer spending during the virus scare remains to be seen. Any clue what it might contain? The Sticky Fingers and Exile sets were worthwhile, but the recent ones just look like a soulless cash grab. And I say that as a fan since when I was years-old who will buy the next new Stones album the day it comes out.
Hello to you! Emotional Rescue a 70s album Paul. And the biggest stinker for me, marginally outstinking Dirty Work. It was recorded inbut released, as Paul states, well into And, of course most of Tattoo You was recorded in the 70s t I think Mick added contemporaneous vocals for some of the songs. Your email address will not be published. Search Search. Skip to content.
News Rolling Stones reissue half-speed mastered vinyl editions of ten albums March 28, by Paul Sinclair tags: ssshalf-speed-masteredThe Rolling Stones. Selection of albums get the half-speed mastered vinyl treatment The Rolling Stones will reissue ten of their albums as standalone half-speed mastered pressings in May. The Rolling Stones it's only rock and roll - half speed vinyl. The Rolling Stones black and blue - half speed vinyl. The Rolling Stones Emotional Rescue - half speed vinyl. The Rolling Stones Tattoo You - half speed vinyl.
The Rolling Stones undercover - half speed vinyl. The Rolling Stones Dirty Work - half speed vinyl. The Rolling Stones Steel Wheels - half speed vinyl. September 2, at Ben says:.
May 6, at Looks like the release date for the Stones reissues has been pushed back to June 26th. John Barleycorn says:.
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July 12, at Magoo says:. Stay warm. Harry says:. John McCann says:. Rob O'Connor says:. Clearly, Paul is correct in saying Emotional Rescue was released insince it was! Tomek says:. Mick says:. March 28, at Mike says:. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental.
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