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The Rolling Stones companion with Main League Baseball to launch restricted version team-customized vinyl pressings of their new album, ‘Hackney Diamonds.’
Main League Baseball has teamed up with The Rolling Stones to launch a restricted version vinyl assortment of the band’s upcoming album, Hackney Diamonds, dropping on October 20. Out there solely on The Stones’ web site, the collectors’ merchandise options customized artwork for every of the 30 MLB Golf equipment in pocket jackets containing a single disc baseball-white vinyl.
The connection between the 2 may not be apparent to the uninitiated, however The Rolling Stones have had a protracted historical past with MLB. Throughout the band’s Metal Wheels Tour in 1989, the Stones performed half of their North American dates at properties (or earlier properties) to Main League Baseball groups. In 1997, their Bridges to Babylon Tour noticed the band play at Dodger Stadium, whereas their A Greater Bang Tour in 2005 began off with two reveals at Boston’s Fenway Park.
Hackney Diamonds is The Rolling Stones’ first studio album of brand-new materials since 2005. Earlier this month, the band launched a globally livestreamed occasion from Hackney Empire in East London to advertise the upcoming launch. The premiere of the music video for “Offended” instantly adopted the livestream, which has loved over 15 million views.
The 12-track album contains two songs that includes the late drummer Charlie Watts: “Mess It Up” and “Stay By the Sword.” Moreover, “Stay By the Sword” options former Stones bassist Invoice Wyman and piano from Elton John, who additionally performs on “Get Shut.” “Candy Sounds of Heaven” contains vocals from Woman Gaga with piano from Stevie Surprise, and Paul McCartney’s bass might be heard in “Chunk My Head Off.”
Though The Stones hadn’t launched an album of latest materials since 2005, the band has continued to smash information with a sequence of worldwide sell-out excursions. Their 2016 launch, Blue & Lonesome, featured their variations of most of the blues tracks that helped form their sound. Final yr, they delighted European audiences on their Sixtieth-anniversary Sixty Tour.