Mick Jagger's best solo songs
A vibrant personality and talented vocalist with an unusual perspective on music - Mick Jagger has long been one of the most beloved and influential figures in world rock! His manner of performance, timbre, energetic movements on stage and even his outfits - all of this is already iconic and instantly recognizable. This man has conquered the world not only with his talent, but also with his charismaand he confidently continued to move both with the team behind him and independently experimenting with the sound and attracting more and more fans....
In today's article, we decided to highlight the seven most, in our opinion, of indoor solo experiments Mika! These are tracks that have their own unique and inimitable character, their own individual message and completely different lyricism... But they all have one thing in common: Jagger's endless energy, which he charges us with even through the speakers of the devices! By the way: write in the comments what solo songs of the frontman The Rolling Stones You are sure that one article on this topic is difficult to limit... Well, here we go!
Old Habits Die Hard (2004)
The classy measured rock and roll you might have heard in the movie "Handsome Alfie, or What Men Want.". A very beautiful and heartfelt composition to music David Stewartformer member of the Eurythmics. The lyrics were written by Mick himself. The lyrics are about old wounds and "habits" that never die:
"Old habits die hard,
The old soldiers are gone,
Old habits die hard,
Harder than the November rain..."
Behind "Old Habits Die Hard" Jagger was awarded a Golden Globe and the music video garnered several million views on YouTube.
God Gave Me Everything (2001)
As for us - in this work everything is perfect: the sound, the performance, the accompanying clip, typed in the 15 million hits. - everything's on point!
Jagger recorded this song in collaboration with Lenny Kravitzand put it in the album "Goddess in the Doorway". Considering it's a track from 2001, and it's over 20 years old, it just seems amazing how cool and fresh it sounds today....
"I saw it in the midnight sun,
And I felt it in the race I won.
And I hear it in the windy storm,
And I can feel it in the icy dawn,
And I could smell it in the odor of the wine I tasted.....
God has given me everything I want,
Oh, come on.
I'll give it all to you!"
Just Another Night (1985)
This energetic composition has become a worthy decoration of his debut solo album Micah "She's the Boss". It was recorded by a number of great musicians, including Jeff Beck on the guitar and John Bandrick on the synthesizer.
"Give me one more night, one more night with you.
Give me another kiss,
Just before dawn..."
The song reached the top 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It also did very well on the US Mainstream Rock charts, reaching number one, and its music video continues to garner thousands of views even today! By the way: the role of Mick's girlfriend was played by the actress Ray Dong Chongknown for the '90s movies "Sanctuary" and "Highlander"!
Sweet Thing (1993)
Very snooty and the album's catchy track "Wandering Spirit". Yes, we're talking about the record that Mick and Rolling fans in general have come to appreciate! It was produced Rick Rubinand as we can see - the result was wonderful!
"I truly love my sweet little thing,
I can't lose her..."
Despite the fact that the song could not make a loud statement in the USA, it became a big hit in Europe, where it was very much loved. Judging by the number of views of the clip, it has not lost its relevance even today!
Dancing In The Streets (1985)
Perhaps the most brilliant solo experiment in Mick's career! It's a wonderful, energizing duet with David BowieThe music video where the artists dance and fool around looks very cute and funny - there is something cozy and immediate about it. The music video, where the artists dance and fool around, looks very cute and funny - there is something cozy and direct in it. And although some top publications have repeatedly included it in the lists of "the most ridiculous music videos"The public (and us) love it - almost 10 million views!
"All we need is music, nice music,
And music will be everywhere from now on,
Everybody's gonna be twirling, spinning,
The records will spin,
And there will be dancing in the street!"
Few people know, but the original version belongs to a gurl band Martha & the Vandellasand it was released in 1964! According to Rolling Stone magazine, it is one of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time".
Wired All Night (1993)
When the track starts - there is an uncontrollable urge to shake your head and stomp your feet to the beat of the music! And when the chorus comes - there is a feeling of something beautiful and sublime... Song "Wired All Night" opens the record with "Wandering Spirit," energizing with an incredible...
"You - go squeeze into your dress and put on your boots
I'm going to sharpen my nails and get my makeup on!
I'm gonna smoke up a storm and step into the night.
I'm ready to burn, I'm ready to fly..."
As many fans have pointed out, this song is more of a creation Rolling Stonesthan most of Mick's solo songs. Anyway, it was his masterpiece!
Party Doll (1987)
One of Mick's most beautiful solo songs, with a stunning melody and fantastic lyrics:
"Times change, but the charm remains.
Love wins, but passion just fades away
I'll drink to the days of dancing
I'll drink to your crazy ways
Through the whiskey haze
Face the music, face the truth..."
Few classic rock 'n' roll vocalists sing country-rock ballads with as much originality and personality as the Mick Jagger. This wonderful song is on his second album "Primitive Cool." 1987.