Rolling Stones Detail First Album of Original Music in 18 Years and Release Lead Single

The LP will be their first of original material in 18 years.

Matt Simeone
September 6, 2023

Ronnie Wood, Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at the launch event for their new album, “Hackney Diamonds,” on September 6, 2023 in London. (Photo by David M. Benett/Alan Chapman/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

At a jam-packed launch event today (September 6) hosted by Jimmy Fallon, The Rolling Stones revealed their first album of new material in 18 years, titled Hackney Diamonds. The thrilling news comes alongside the release of the album’s lead single, “Angry,” which offers a tantalizing glimpse into what promises to be a can’t-miss return to the spotlight for the iconic band.

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Rolling Stones: Hackney Diamonds

Hackney Diamonds marks The Rolling Stones’ first album of new songs since 2005’s A Bigger Bang. The album’s title is a nod to Hackney, a vibrant London borough that has played a significant role in the band’s history. This locale has served as a wellspring of inspiration for the Stones, and it’s where they laid down some of the tracks for this extraordinary album.

Lead Single: “Angry”

Accompanying the announcement of Hackney Diamonds is the release of its lead single, “Angry.” This blistering track showcases The Rolling Stones at their raw, unapologetic best. With Mick Jagger’s unmistakable swagger and Keith Richards’ iconic guitar riffs, the song immediately transports listeners back to the band’s heyday, all while infusing a modern edge that proves they are as relevant as ever.

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The Stones: Forever Rolling

Formed in 1962, The Rolling Stones have remained a driving force in the world of rock ‘n’ roll for over six decades. With their unparalleled talent and rebellious spirit, the band has defined and redefined the genre, leaving an indelible mark on music history. While they’ve continued to tour and release live albums and compilations over the years, fans have eagerly awaited new original material, and ‘Hackney Diamonds’ has answered their fervent prayers.

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