- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Rolling Stones have announced the release date for their first studio album since 2005.

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and the rest of the band have recorded 12 tracks for a blues-inspired album, appropriately titled “Blue & Lonesome.” The project will be released Dec. 2 through Interscope Records.

Rolling Stone announced Thursday that “Blue & Lonesome” was recorded in three days at London’s British Grove Studios and feature covers by classic blues artists.

The full list of tracks:

  • “Just Your Fool” (Original written and recorded by Little Walter in 1960)
  • “Commit a Crime” (Original written and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf aka Chester Burnett in 1966)
  • “Blue & Lonesome” (Original written and recorded Little Walter in 1959)
  • “All of Your Love” (Original written and recorded by Magic Sam aka Samuel Maghett in 1967)
  • “I Gotta Go” (Original written and recorded by Little Walter in 1955)
  • “Everybody Knows About My Good Thing” (Original recorded by Little Johnny Taylor, composed by Miles Grayson & Lermon Horton in 1971)
  • “Ride ‘Em on Down” (Original written and recorded by Eddie Taylor in 1955)
  • “Hate to See You Go” (Original written and recorded by Little Walter in 1955)
  • “Hoo Doo Blues” (Original recorded by Lightnin’ Slim, composed by Otis Hicks & Jerry West in 1958)
  • “Little Rain” (Original recorded by Jimmy Reed, composed by Ewart.G. Abner Jr. and Jimmy Reed in1957)
  • “Just Like I Treat You” (Original written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in 1961)
  • “I Can’t Quit You Baby” (Original written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Otis Rush in 1956)

The album will be issued on multiple formats and be available for digital download.

Fans who have followed the group since its inception in the early 1960s may want to splurge for a “double heavyweight vinyl” the comes with a CD album, a 75-page mini-book and band postcard prints.

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