Thursday, August 04, 2005

Stones go online

Stones release album songs online

The Rolling Stones have released songs from their new album five weeks before its official release.

Three new tracks from the album, A Bigger Bang, will be available to buy online.
It is the first time a major act has made album tracks available in such a way, according to the band.

A Bigger Bang - the Stones' first studio album since 1997's Bridges to Babylon - is set for release on September 5.

The tracks available to download are Streets of Love, Rough Justice and Back of My Hand.
The band - Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood - embark on a world tour on August 21.

The tour starts in the USA before moving on to Canada, South America, the Far East and Europe, ending in summer 2006. (Providing the old bones can take the strain!)

The Editor

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