Saturday, March 24, 2012

Rolling Stones: Angie.

"Angie" is a song by the band The Rolling Stones, featured on their 1973 album Goats Head Soup. "Angie" is an acoustic guitar ballad. The song was written almost entirely both lyrically and musically by Keith Richards and in Richards' own biography he claims that the name Angie is a pseudonym for heroin and his attempt to quit while detoxing in Switzerland.

Released: 31 August 1973
Recorded: 25 November – 21 December 1972 and 23 May – 20 June 1973, Dynamic Sound Studio, Kingston, Jamaica, except "Hide Your Love", recorded at De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Summer 1973
Genre:Rock, hard rock, blues rock, funk rock
Length: 46:56
Language: English
Label: Rolling Stones/Atlantic
Producer: Jimmy Miller


Patti said...

I have never liked The Stones. "Angie" is the ONLY song of theirs I have ever liked. Interesting listening to it from heroin perspective.

Dawn said...

'Angie', sounds like a beautiful love song, to me. Keith Richards, is a wonderful song writer. I'm sorry he had such a hard time with drugs.