The Rolling Stones have unveiled their cover of Little Walter’s ‘Hate To See You Go’, producing it the second cut to see the light of day from their forthcoming album blues covers album, Blue & Lonesome.
The band famed for hits such as ‘Satisfaction’, ‘Gimme Shelter’ and ‘Street Fighting Man’ previously shared the track ‘Just Your Fool’, which sounds outstanding. It offers insight as to the sort of music that shaped them as a band from an early age.
Similarly to the that, this most current track captures the really feel of the blues era with vintage gear and style of playing producing it sound like we’re nonetheless in the ‘60s. The only point that gives it away is the sounds are slightly bolder due to some engineering advances that have occurred but as a entire it’s beautifully vintage. You can listen to a snippet of it under.
The spirit of going in the studio and obtaining the job accomplished quickly that was so crucial to a lot of the energy of the wonderful records of our time was kept. According to a press release, the album was recorded in just 3 days at British Grove Studios in west London and sees the band return to “their roots and the passion for blues music”.
Jagger’s voice is remarkably strong and if he can sing this properly nonetheless, hopefully we’ll see some UK tour dates. It would be a exclusive way for men and women to see The Stones if they do see a tour in assistance of this covers album. They’re presently more than in the US on their Zip Code tour and play Las Vegas tomorrow night (22 October).
‘Blue & Lonesome’ also features covers of songs by, Willie Dixon, Jimmy Reed, Eddie Taylor and Howlin’ Wolf. It sees the band joined on record by touring members Darryl Jones (bass), Chuck Leavell (keyboards) and Matt Clifford (keyboards). Eric Clapton characteristics on two tracks as well.
Tracklisting for Blues & Lonesome which is out two December:
1. ‘Just Your Fool’
2. ‘Commit A Crime’
three. ‘Blue And Lonesome’
4. ‘All Of Your Love’
5. ‘I Gotta Go’
6. ‘Everybody Knows About My Good Thing’
7. ‘Ride ‘Em On Down’
8. ‘Hate To See You Go’
9. ‘Hoo Doo Blues’
ten. ‘Little Rain’
11. ‘Just Like I Treat You’
12. ‘I Can not Quit You Baby’