After months of rumors, The Rolling Stones finally announced their new album “Hackney Diamonds” and already released the first single “Angry”. It’s their first studio album since “A Bigger Bang” released in 2005 and the new record will be out next October 20.
The official video for the first single shows the actress Sydney Sweeney dancing and singing on a convertible car cruising down the streets of Los Angeles while Rolling Stones images from all the decades of their career appear moving.
This is the first album the band will release without their original drummer Charlie Watts, who paassed away at the age of 80 back in 2021, but there will be a few parts that were already recorded by him before his passing. The complete tracklist of the album still wasn’t revealed.
Hear the new Rolling Stones song “Angry”
The new album was recorded at several places in the world, including: Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles; Metropolis Studios, London; Sanctuary Studios, Nassau, Bahamas; Electric Lady Studios, New York; and The Hit Factory/Germano Studios, also in New York.
Last february, The Rolling Stones confirmed that Paul McCartney made a guest appearance in at least one of the tracks of the upcoming record. There are also rumors that the band’s original bassist Bill Wyman might also appear in at least one track.
On tour they are accompanied by Chuck Leavell (Keyboards – Since 1982), Bernard Fowler (Backing vocals and percussion – Since 1989), Matt Clifford (Keyboards, french horn – Since 2012), Darryl Jones (Bass – Since 1994), Tim Ries (Saxophone, keyboards – Since 1999), Karl Denson (Saxophone – Since 2014), Sasha Allen (Backing vocals – Since 2016) and Steve Jordan (Drums – Since 2021).