The Rolling Stones Announce All the Big-Name Guest Performers on ‘Hackney Diamonds’

The legendary Rolling Stones have once again shaken the music world with their much-anticipated 24th studio album, ‘Hackney Diamonds.’ Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood recently unveiled not only the tantalizing track-list but also the star-studded lineup of guest performers during a spectacular launch event at the Hackney Empire.

One of the most exciting revelations from the ‘Hackney Diamonds’ launch is the involvement of pop sensation Lady Gaga. She lends her extraordinary vocals to the album’s track, ‘Sweet Sounds Of Heaven.’ The combination of Lady Gaga’s dynamic voice with the rock and roll charisma of The Rolling Stones promises an unforgettable musical experience.

Adding another layer of musical brilliance to ‘Sweet Sounds Of Heaven,’ the legendary Stevie Wonder joins the ensemble. His mastery of keyboards and piano brings a unique depth to the track, making it a standout piece in ‘Hackney Diamonds.’

Fans of rock and roll history will rejoice at the news that Paul McCartney of The Beatles graces the album with his bass skills on ‘Bite My Head Off.’ This collaboration between two iconic British music acts is a testament to the enduring influence of both bands on the global music scene.

Elton John, the virtuoso pianist, contributes his talents to ‘Live By The Sword.’ His signature piano melodies enrich the song, creating a captivating blend of rock and piano that is sure to resonate with fans of both artists.

The late Charlie Watts, the beloved drummer of The Rolling Stones, makes a poignant posthumous appearance on ‘Hackney Diamonds.’ His enduring presence can be felt on two tracks, ‘Mess It Up’ and ‘Live By The Sword.’ These tracks also feature former Stones bassist Bill Wyman, paying homage to the band’s remarkable history.

The 12-track masterpiece that is ‘Hackney Diamonds’ was crafted in diverse locations across the globe. The Rolling Stones ventured into Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, Metropolis Studios in London, Sanctuary Studios in Nassau, Bahamas, Electric Lady Studios in New York, and The Hit Factory/Germano Studios in the heart of New York City. This global odyssey adds a unique flavor to each track, reflecting the band’s rich history and diverse influences.

To celebrate the release of ‘Hackney Diamonds,’ The Rolling Stones hosted a groundbreaking livestream event at the Hackney Empire. The event was followed by the premiere of the music video for ‘Angry,’ featuring acclaimed actress Sydney Sweeney. The video has already amassed over 14 million views on YouTube, attesting to the enduring popularity of the band.

‘Hackney Diamonds’ marks The Rolling Stones’ 24th studio album and their first release of new material since ‘A Bigger Bang’ in September 2005. The album was meticulously produced by Grammy-winning producer Andrew Watt, known for his work with music icons such as Ozzy Osbourne, Post Malone, Iggy Pop, Miley Cyrus, Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, and Elton John.

The highly anticipated ‘Hackney Diamonds’ by The Rolling Stones is set to hit the music scene on Friday, October 20th, 2023. With an array of iconic guest performers and a global production journey, this album promises to be a remarkable addition to The Rolling Stones’ legendary discography.

The Rolling Stones’ ‘Hackney Diamonds’ Track-Listing

Get Close
Depending On You
Bite My Head Off (ft. Paul McCartney)
Whole Wide World
Dreamy Skies
Mess It Up
Live By The Sword (ft. Elton John and Bill Wyman)
Driving Me Too Hard
Tell Me Straight
Sweet Sounds Of Heaven (ft. Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder)
Rolling Stone Blues

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