The Rolling Stones' New Album 'Blue & Lonesome' Has Dropped

The Rolling Stones  - Getty - H 2016
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The Rolling Stones  - Getty - H 2016

The Rolling Stones' latest studio album is the rock legends’ first LP in more than a decade.

The Rolling Stones have ended their longest-ever studio album drought with the release of Blue & Lonesome, the rock legends’ first LP in more than a decade.

Produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins (the longtime pseudonym used by Stones singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards for their production work), the Stones' all-covers album of blues classics and deep cuts dropped at midnight through Polydor.

The 12-song, 42-minute album finds the band "tipping their hats to their early days as a blues band when they played the music of Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon, Eddie Taylor, Little Walter and Howlin’ Wolf — artists whose songs are featured on this album," explains a statement accompanying the release.

The Stones' first all-blues album was recorded in just three days last December at British Grove Studios in West London, and features a guest appearance from Eric Clapton on the track "Everybody Knows About My Good Thing" (original recorded in 1971 by Little Johnny Taylor and composed by Miles Grayson and Lermon Horton).

It’s the British rockers’ first studio set since 2005's A Bigger Bang, which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200.

Stream Blue & Lonesome below.  

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