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The story behind the Stones' albums artwork on NME
Posted by: Cristiano Radtke ()
Date: June 2, 2015 21:13

The Rolling Stones' Album Artwork Secrets Revealed: The Story Behind Every Sleeve

There's a reason the Stones are one of the most iconic bands out there. Sure, it helps that their sound, for half a century now, has been packed with more inimitable, sleazy, electrifying rock 'n' roll thrills than pretty much any other band out there. But don't overlook their look - a key part of what has made them counterculture heroes since emerging in 1962. With a reissue of 'Sticky Fingers' out next week, a US tour currently underway and hopes of more UK shows on the horizon, here's every one of their striking album covers to date, and the stories behind them...

Full list here: [www.nme.com]

Re: The story behind the Stones' albums artwork on NME
Posted by: Rank Stranger ()
Date: June 2, 2015 22:06

Many thanks, but the NME got it wrong on Out Of our Heads.

The pic shows the European sleeve, which has in fact the cover shot by David Bailey!

A black and white cover shot was taken for the U.K edition of OOOH, that was a Gered Mankowitz photo.

It was also used in the States for December's Children.

Re: The story behind the Stones' albums artwork on NME
Posted by: Spodlumt ()
Date: June 2, 2015 22:55

"Emotional Rescue" was "hitless"? How about the title track and "She's So Cold"?....idiots

Re: The story behind the Stones' albums artwork on NME
Posted by: Stones50 ()
Date: June 2, 2015 23:36

and Emotional Rescue itself was a hit

Re: The story behind the Stones' albums artwork on NME
Posted by: CousinC ()
Date: June 3, 2015 01:04

The cover I was really wondering about when it came out was Let it Bleed.



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