Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2) is The Rolling Stones' second official compilation album, released in 1969 shortly following Brian Jones's departure from the group and subsequent death. The album was released by Decca Records in the UK and London Records/ABKCO Records in the US. In September, Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2), dedicated to Jones, appeared with an octagonal-shaped album cover
December 1st sees the release of The Rolling Stones ‘On Air’, an album full of BBC recordings from the 1960’s which offers a unique insight into the formative days of the band. This is the Stones where it all started, playing the music they loved so much – Blues, R&B and even Country. Every track has been revolutionary restored via ‘Audio Source Separation’ and you will be able to hear the remarkable difference this makes to each song
HONK - the very Best-Of the Rolling Stones - out now the-rolling-stones. 16 hrs ·. Hey Chicago, not long now!
Key Track: "Something Happened to Me Yesterday," an old-time music-hall ditty about an acid trip. Best Mick Moment: The slobbering lust of "My Obsession. Pepper, with some cringingly cheesy results. But it's full of stellar tunes, if you can get past a 3D cover featuring Mick in a wizard hat. Key Track: "2000 Light Years From Home," the band's trippiest psychedelic epic. Best Mick Moment: "2000 Man" turned out to be a totally accurate prophecy of Internet addiction. The Stones obviously sat around the hotel watching MTV, saw all those New Wave- haircut bands and scoffed, "Bloody hell, we can do that. Key Track: "Undercover of the Night" mixes up the Clash, Grandmaster Flash and Duran Duran into a rant about .
This album follows the recent release of The Rolling Stones – On Air coffee table book, by Richard Havers and published by Virgin Books. The Rolling Stones – On Air’ Track Listing. Uncut: the past, present and future of great music.
The album stayed at N. in the UK for twelve weeks during 1964, and is a cornerstone of their success. The photo for the album cover was shot by Nicholas Wright. The Rolling Stones Q&A.