Undercover - The Rolling Stones - Sondz

Overview

Undercover is the 17th British and 19th American studio album by the English rock band the Rolling Stones, released on 7 November 1983 by Rolling Stones Records.

After their preceding studio album, Tattoo You (1981), which was mostly patched together from a selection of outtakes, Undercover was their first release of all new recordings in the 1980s. Tensions in the studio were high, as each of the principal songwriters wanted to take the band in a different direction. Vocalist Mick Jagger sought to adapt to modern trends in music, favouring reggae, worldbeat, and new wave musical textures, while guitarist Keith Richards wanted the band to return to their blues rock roots. As a result, the album is an eclectic, if uneven, collection of songs covering a wide range of styles. Besides the other principal band members, including guitarist Ronnie Wood, bassist Bill Wyman, and drummer Charlie Watts, the album featured man...

Facts

Release date7/11/1983
CountryUnited Kingdom
Length44:60
StatusOfficial
Label(s)EMI
Catalogue #CUN 1654361
PackagingPseudo-Release
Language, scriptLatin

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