The iconic British rockers The Rolling Stones have dropped their first new track in eight years Living in a Ghost Town. Recorded as part of the sessions for an upcoming studio album, the track was released due to the timely nature of its themes. Mick Jagger notes:
“The Stones were in the studio recording new material before the lockdown & one song – Living In A Ghost Town – we thought would resonate through the times we’re living in.” That it certainly does as streets begin to resemble ghost towns around the world.
The band released two new tracks in 2012 – Doom and Gloom and One More Shot came out on their 2012 compilation album GRRR! They then released blues cover album Blue & Lonesome in 2016. It’s been a staggering fifteen years since their last full studio album of original material, 2005’s A Bigger Bang. Keith Richards has noted that the band’s new studio album is slowly coming to life with recording sessions taking place throughout 2019.
Listen to Living in a Ghost Town above.