Out of print and rare 16-track 2005 European Virgin Records/EMI Music 2LP set vinyl produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins ( of Voodoo Lounge & Bridges To Babylon) - core rock instrumentation, tough blues influenced garage rock, raw mix - labelled 'a stripped-down style reminiscent of Some Girls (1978), but with a harder, more contemporary edge'* - featuring the singles "Streets of Love"/"Rough Justice", "Rain Fall Down", "Biggest Mistake"
Vinyl is manufactured as a stiff or rigid 200 gram vinyl pressing in the Netherlands for general distribution in the UK and mainland Europe - vinyl haves custom black and white printed labels with lower 'tongue' logo and are housed in stiff card lyric inner sleeves - ultimately packed in a gatefold picture cover.
Condition: 2xVG++/VG++ (Vinyls and Labels/Inner Sleeves)/VG+ (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and shiny - just a touch of sleeve scuffing from the interaction with the tuff card inner sleeves - perfect labels. Vinyls are overall graded near mint.
Inner sleeves has almost no signs of handling - easily graded near mint. Cover has minor upper spine and lower opening corner denting -minifest but absolutely no so tough - otherwise just a touch of superficial rubbing that only affects the shine of the cover - nice near mint inner spread. Cover is all in all a nice upper VG+.
1. Rough Justice
2. Let Me Down Slow
3. It Won't Take Long
4. Rain Fall Down
5. Streets Of Love
6. Back Of My Hand
7. She Saw Me Coming
8. Biggest Mistake
9. This Place Is Empty
10. Oh No, Not You Again
11. Dangerous Beauty
12. Laugh, I Nearly Died
13. Sweet Neo Con
14. Look What The Cat Dragged In
15. Driving Too Fast
All songs written and composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
Recorded in France & St. Vincent, West Indies.
Additional engineering and editing, Tracks 4, 6, 12 to 14, 16 (Tracks 4, 6, 12 to 14, 16) at Henson Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Track 1 is mixed at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, CA.
Tracks 2, 3, 51 to 11, 15 are mixed at Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA.
Digitally edited at Karma Farm, Manhattan Beach, CA.
Mastered and digitally edited at Magnussen Mastering, Hollywood, CA.
The Rolling Stones:
Mick Jagger - lead and backing vocals, guitars, harmonica, keyboards, percussion| bass guitar on "Back of My Hand", "She Saw Me Coming", "Dangerous Beauty" and "Sweet Neo Con"Keith Richards - guitars, backing vocals, keyboards| lead vocals and bass guitar on "This Place is Empty" and "Infamy"| percussion on "Infamy"
Ronnie Wood - guitars
Charlie Watts - drums
Darryl Jones - bass guitar on "Rough Justice", "Let Me Down Slow", "It Won't Take Long", "Rain Fall Down", "Streets of Love", "Biggest Mistake", "Oh No, Not You Again", "Laugh, I Nearly Died", and "Driving Too Fast"
Chuck Leavell - piano on "Rough Justice", "Streets of Love" and "Driving Too Fast", organ on "It Won't Take Long", "Streets of Love" and "Biggest Mistake"
Matt Clifford - programming| keyboards and vibraphone on "Rain Fall Down"| piano, organ, and strings on "Streets of Love"
Blondie Chaplin - backing vocals on "She Saw Me Coming" and "Infamy"
Lenny Castro - percussion on "Look What the Cat Dragged In"
Don Was, The Glimmer Twins - Production (tracks: 1 to 4, 6 to 16)
Krish Sharma - Recording Engineer, Mix (tracks: 4, 6, 12 to 13, 16)
Ryan Castle - Engineer (1)
Pierre De Beauport - Guitar Technician, Demo Engineer
J.D. Andrew - Additional Engineer, Additional Editing
Dean Nelson - Assistant Engineer (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 11, 16)
Andy Brohard - Assistant Engineer (1)
Jack Joseph Puig - Mix (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 11, 16)
D. Sardy - Mix (1)
German Villacorta 2nd Assistant Mixer (tracks: 4, 6, 12 to 13, 16)
Stewart Whitmore - Digital Editing
Stephen Marcussen - Mastering
Tony King - Artwork Coordination
Michael.Nash Associates - Design & Art Direction
Nick Knight - Main Image Band & Lips Image Photography
|Artist||The Rolling Stones|
|Label||Virgin Records/EMI Music|
|Grading||2xVG++/VG++ (Vinyls and Labels/Inner Sleeves)/VG+ (Cover)|
|Sub Genre 1||Rock & Roll|