LONDON, December 9. /Offset. TASS Igor Brovarnik/. The new album of the legendary British rock band the Rolling Stones called Blue & Lonesome topped the rating of sales of music albums in the UK. So Blue & Lonesome was the first in more than 20 years work the stones conquered the charts. On Friday the company said The Official Charts Company responsible for compiling music charts in the United Kingdom.
For the first week sales of the new album were sold, a total of 106 thousand copies. “We are delighted with the success of Blue & Lonesome in the UK and around the world,” – said the official representative of the musical group.
the Last success of The Rolling Stones celebrated 1994 album Voodoo Lounge, which then won the prestigious music award “Grammy” in the nomination “the Best rock album of the year”.
Fans of the British rock band received 2 December the opportunity for the first time in 11 years to buy a new album of your favorite band. Blue & Lonesome, consisting of cover versions of Blues songs went on sale as in a classical CD and vinyl and available in electronic format in the online stores.
“This album is a Testament to their pure love for creating music, and Blues for the Rolling Stones is the source of everything that they do,” said co-producer of the collection of don Angle. The recording of the album took place with the participation of the classic lineup: vocalist Mick Jagger, guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie wood and drummer Charlie watts. Joined saidmany Darryl Jones (bass), Chuck Levell and Matt Clifford (keyboards). All in all they recorded 12 songs which were played in an improvised manner, making them look more like live recordings.
the band the Rolling Stones, formed 54 years ago in 1960-e years was the main competitor of The Beatles, but, unlike the fab four, will not split and continued as the release of new albums and concert performances. “The rolling stones” are one of the most successful teams in the history of rock music. 21 composition of the group included in the top ten of the charts in the UK, with eight of them rose to the top.