Mick Jagger Chris Brazier - Essay

Chris Brazier

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

["Some Girls" is an album in] which the Stones attempt to stop what is a rot (to most observers) by heaving more beef into the arena than of late.

It's an obvious enough step, I guess, meeting the now-conventional charges of geriatric redundancy by harking back to the style of "Exile On Main Street."…

"Beast Of Burden" is more obviously late period Stones, mediocre and still melodyless in its midtempo….

The only track which brings Jagger and his lyrics upfront is the title-track, which is of musical interest only for the spit 'n' spite of the first guitar solo and for the hint of blossom in the chorus.

It starts with a promising inversion of...

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