MILAN (ITALPRESS) – October 20 is approaching, the day when the Rolling Stones will release “Hackney Diamonds,” their new album, or rather the first album of unreleased songs from the English band since 2005. Anticipation is feverish and the first songs released from the album (the single “Angry” and a collaboration with Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder on “Sweet Sounds Of Heaven”) have convinced audiences and critics that they can’t wait to hold the album of the year in their hands. To celebrate this occasion, Capitol Records Italy/Universal Music Italia and Feltrinelli Librerie will open a pop-up store dedicated to Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood from October 20 to 26 at the Feltrinelli store on Corso Buenos Aires in Milan, where fans can find, addition to the physical editions of the album already available in Italy, a unique version exclusively for this occasion and for this store: limited edition all-red vinyl.
But that’s not all: regarding merchandising, a T-shirt designed and personalized exclusively for the Italian public will be available in the bookstore, also in limited quantities. The 12 tracks of “Hackney Diamonds” were recorded at various locations around the world, including Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, Metropolis Studios in London, Sanctuary Studios in Nassau (Bahamas), Electric Lady Studios in New York and Hit Factory/Germano Studios. , and also in New York. Hackney Diamonds is the first album by the Stones (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood), produced by producer and musician Andrew Watt. The band announced the album’s release via a livestreamed event around the world from the Hackney Empire in East London. The livestream was followed by the premiere of the music video for the song “Angry” starring Sydney Sweeney, which has received over 18 million views to date.
Hackney Diamonds is the Rolling Stones’ first studio album of new material since A Bigger Bang in 2005. Since then, the Stones have continued to break box office records with a series of sold-out world tours and released 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, a Grammy Award-winning album featuring their versions of many of the blues songs that helped shape their sound and reached album peaks. charts around the world. Last year, the band wowed European audiences during their Sixty Anniversary Tour, attracting nearly a quarter of a million people to their concerts.
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