Exile On Main St. (album) by The Rolling Stones
|THE ROLLING STONES-EXILE ON MAIN ST RARE YUGOSLAVIAN PRESS 1983 2LP NM/NM/NM
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|The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street LP 1972 UK 1st Press||Time left:
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|Exile on Main St. by The Rolling Stones (CD, Jul-1994, Virgin)
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I consider the Rolling Stones to be one of my favorite bands of all time even though I would argue that their strength lies in their individual songs rather than in their full albums. Having said that however, this album completely blows that line of thinking out of the water. This album is essentially a string of songs that on their own May not be some of the greatest Rolling Stones tunes, but when placed together create one of the greatest rock and roll albums of all time. The songs evoke feelings like nostalgia, adrenaline-fueled fun, and pleasure. The album is also sonically different from most of the Stones most popular songs. On this LP you'll find influences from folk, country, 50s origin Rock, muddy blues, and even gospel. Exile on Main Street may not have Sympathy for the Devil, Gimme Shelter, or Satisfaction, but it does help to prove that often times the sum is greater than the individual parts.
Best tracks: Rocks off, Sweet Virginia, Tumbling Dice, Rip this Joint
This is what the best album by the self-proclaimed world's greatest rock band sounds like. (No, not Oasis.)
Love it! Sprawling blues-rock! Love the gospel-ish parts, like in “Let It Loose” and “Tumbling Dice”. Love the grooves in “Stop Breaking Down” and “Shake Your Hips”. Love “I Just Want to See His Face” because it’s so random. All this off the top of my head.
It’s awesome to see an album with such passion and effortlessness. This is what I think of when I think “rock n’ roll”.
Random (and pointless) Fact: ok, in the cover, beneath the word “Exile”, there is a really scary looking guy. First time I noticed him, I got the chills, because he looks like he is staring right at me. Anyone else notice this guy?
A messy, unfocused clutter of styles that already don't appeal to me on their own.
Backwoods country, hard rock/blues and church choir gospel merge. The result is breathtaking ("Torn and Frayed", "Sweet Virginia", "Shine a Light", "Let It Loose")
One of my most favorite double albums of all time! A lot of diversity in this album, my favorites are Rocks Off, Tumbling Dice, Sweet Black Angel, Loving Cup, and Let It Loose
I just never got this album. Definitely not the best Stones album.
This album has a great vibe throughtout touching upon various genres. The mix is muddys sleezy, garage type sound. Some tracks like "Turd On The Run", "Casino Boogie" "I Just Wanna See His Face" etc just wouldn't work in isolation. Fav tracks: "Rocks Off", "Tumbling Dice", "Happy", "Sweet Virginia" "Loving Cup" "Torn n Frayed" "All Down The Line" & "Let It Loose". Wonderful album Keith's baby. JAgger still doesn't "get" the praise heaped upon this album, by the masses. His radar is off regarding this or may be jealousy? Wonderful album! MEZ
The Stones at the peak of their powers
Rolling Stones sweetest time, It´s not my favorite but still very pleasant, decent, and,how most of the works that they have did, full of classics, Exile takes me a time to feel it decent, finally I put it higher, but at first I was a little decepcioned, maybe because when I listened I wasn´t to open to music, should be that
Best song: Tumbling Dice
Worst song: Casino Boogie
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