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Between The Buttons UK [Remaster]


  • 0. BETWEEN THE BUTTONS:
    1. Yesterday's Papers
    2. My Obsession
    3. Backstreet Girl
    4. Connection
    5. She Smiled Sweetly
    6. Cool, Calm & Collected
    7. All Sold Out
    8. Please Go Home
    9. Who's Been Sleeping Here?
    10. Complicated
    11. Miss Amanda Jones
    12. Something Happened to Me Yesterday
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 719500

  • Credits
    ProducerAndrew Loog Oldham; Jody H. Klein (Reissue)
    EngineerGus Skinas

    The Rolling Stones: Keith Richards (vocals, guitar); Mick Jagger (vocals); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums).
    Recorded in 1966.
    Once known as hard-core blues/R&B traditionalists, the Stones plunged deeper into the waters of original songwriting on BETWEEN THE BUTTONS, leading to a golden age of classic albums including LET IT BLEED, BEGGAR'S BANQUET, and EXILE ON MAIN STREET. In addition to scoring a double-sided smash-hit single in "Let's Spend The Night Together" backed with the baroque-pop "Ruby Tuesday," BUTTONS was also the last album produced by then-manager/svengali Andrew Loog Oldham. More importantly, the obscure songs on this tight package show the Stones coming into their own as composers.
    Between the ornate orchestrations of the aforementioned "Ruby Tuesday" and Mick Jagger's Dylanesque inflections on "She Smiled Sweetly," BUTTONS found the Stones in a strata far beyond covering Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly. Although none of these developments ranks with the Beatles' contemporaneous sonic experiments, the fabs' bad-boy counterparts showed differing degrees of whimsy and sass. Examples are Ian Stewart's barrelhouse piano and Brian Jones' kazoo playing on "Cool, Calm & Collected," or the Dixieland-flavored "Something Happened To Me Yesterday."

  • Critic Reviews
    Entertainment Weekly (9/20/02, p.104) - "...A cheeky set of sardonic Swinging London vaudeville rock..." - Rating: A
    Entertainment Weekly (9/20/02, p.104) - "...A cheeky set of sardonic Swinging London vaudeville rock..." - Rating: A
    NME (Magazine) (7/8/95, p.46) - 7 (out of 10) - "...boosted by the social commentary of `Yesterday's Papers' and the colossal `Something Happened To Me Yesterday'..."
    NME (Magazine) (7/8/95, p.46) - 7 (out of 10) - "...boosted by the social commentary of `Yesterday's Papers' and the colossal `Something Happened To Me Yesterday'..."
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