Great mentions of STONES IN EXILE (EAGLE ROCK) in this cover feature..online feature includes link to trailer…see below!!
The Making of ‘Exile on Main Street’: The New Issue of Rolling Stone
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards look back at the birth of the Rolling Stones’ gritty masterpiece
The Rolling Stones had a Number One album and a few legal snafus under their belt when they fled England in search of a proper spot to record in 1971. Where they landed (the South of France) and what they did there (channeled notorious debauchery into some of the best work of their career) would become the stuff of rock & roll legend. It became Exile on Main Street.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards look back on making their gritty 1972 masterpiece — which is due May 18th as a reissue featuring 10 outtakes — in the new issue of Rolling Stone, on sale at newsstands now and available to All Access subscribers today (May 12th). In new interviews, Richards transports writer David Gates back to the filthy basement of Nellcôte, admitting, “It wasn’t a great environment for, like, breathing. It was very Hitleresque — the last days of Berlin sort of thing.” Sessions were stymied by electrical outages, Jagger’s then-wife’s labor pains and the fact that Richards was working on a different internal clock (“It’s not me being arrogant or anything.
For entire feature & exclusive look at STONES IN EXILE trailer:
Rolling Stones – Stones In Exile DVD (EV303069/801213030699/D14) Available 6/22/10!