Even at 50, the Rolling Stones are not fading away
The anniversary commemoration includes a new album released last week titled GRRR!. Crossfire Hurricane, a new documentary on the band, just premiered in the UK and the US. The band also released a hardcover photographic book, The Rolling Stones 50. A film retrospective, The Rolling Stones 50 Years, began last week at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. As must now be evident, the media and marketing campaign behind the 50th anniversary has been massive. The Stones even asked artist Shepard Fairey to update the famous tongue logo for the anniversary. But the biggest news for fans is that the band is including five major live shows to celebrate the 50th, the first of which kicked off in London this past Sunday.
Although this level of pomp and celebration might seem a bit much, considering the band haven’t had a hit in over 20 years, loud and obnoxious is what people have always loved the Stones for. Without a doubt, the Rolling Stones changed the face of rock and roll. The iconic style and level
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