"Slow Rollers," a ballad compilation on 12" Vinyl LP by the Rolling Stones, showcases their emotive side. Notably, "Con Le Mie Lagrime Cosi (As Tears Go By)," sung in Italian by Mick Jagger, adds a unique touch. Released within the context of the band's evolution, the album's timeless ballads reflect the Stones' enduring contribution to music, epitomizing their ability to transcend genres and language barriers.

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Album Description:

he Rolling Stones, one of the greatest rock bands of all time, are renowned for their energetic and rebellious rock and roll anthems. However, nestled within their extensive discography lies a collection of beautiful ballads that showcase a softer and more introspective side of the band. "Slow Rollers" is a compilation album that brings together some of the Stones' most heartfelt and melodic tracks, including a special rendition of "Con Le Mie Lagrime Cosi (As Tears Go By)" sung by Mick Jagger in Italian. Produced by Tony Watts and featuring photography by Gered Mankowitz, this album takes listeners on a captivating journey through the Stones' more intimate and emotive musical offerings.

Tracklist Highlights

1. "You Can't Always Get What You Want" (4:47)
Starting off the album is this timeless classic, known for its rich orchestration and profound lyrics. It encapsulates the universal longing for fulfillment while acknowledging life's inherent disappointments.

2. "Take It Or Leave It" (2:51)
This track carries a bittersweet tone, exploring themes of love and uncertainty. The Stones' trademark bluesy sound blends effortlessly with Mick Jagger's emotive vocals, creating a captivating listening experience.

3. "You Better Move On" (2:42)
Originally recorded by Arthur Alexander, the Stones put their unique spin on this soulful ballad. The song delves into the complexities of relationships and the need for personal growth.

4. "Time Is on My Side" (3:00)
A beloved Stones classic, this song features a memorable melody and Jagger's soulful vocals. It serves as a reminder that time can heal wounds and bring about positive change.

5. "Pain in My Heart" (2:14)
With its bluesy undertones, this track conveys the raw emotions associated with heartbreak. Jagger's passionate delivery draws listeners into the depth of his pain.

6. "Dear Doctor" (3:28)
A humorous and whimsical track, "Dear Doctor" showcases the Stones' ability to infuse their ballads with a touch of light-heartedness. Its folk-inspired sound adds a unique flavor to the album.

7. "Con Le Mie Lagrime Cosi (As Tears Go By)" (2:47)
A standout moment on the album, this version of "As Tears Go By" sees Mick Jagger deliver a soul-stirring performance in Italian. His delicate vocals breathe new life into this beloved ballad.

8. "Ruby Tuesday" (3:18)
One of the Stones' most iconic songs, "Ruby Tuesday" combines haunting melodies with introspective lyrics. Its introspective nature and memorable chorus make it a fan favorite.

9. "Play with Fire" (2:17)
With its dark and brooding atmosphere, "Play with Fire" captivates listeners from the first note. The track showcases the band's ability to create moody ballads with an edge.

10. "Lady Jane" (3:12)
"Lady Jane" is a beautifully crafted song that transports listeners to a bygone era. Its delicate instrumentation and Jagger's tender vocals evoke a sense of nostalgia and romance.

11. "Sittin' on the Fence" (3:07)
A lesser-known gem, this track features a laid-back and melodic sound. It conveys a sense of contemplation and the desire to find one's place in the world.

12. "Back Street Girl" (3:25)
"Back Street Girl" showcases the Stones' ability to capture the complexities of relationships. The song's stripped-down arrangement allows Jagger's vulnerable vocals to shine.

13. "Under the Boardwalk" (2:48)
A cover of The Drifters' classic, this track is filled with nostalgia and invokes images of carefree summer days. The Stones' rendition adds a touch of rock and roll energy to the beloved song.

14. "Heart of Stone" (2:49)
Closing out the album is "Heart of Stone", a powerful ballad that explores themes of emotional guardedness and vulnerability. Jagger's heartfelt delivery resonates deeply with listeners.

Collector's info:  "Slow Rollers" is a compilation album of Rolling Stones' Ballads.

Music Genre:

  Blues Rock Pop 

Album Production Information:

  The album: "ROLLING STONES - Slow Rollers" was produced by: Tony Watts
Photography: Gered Mankowitz

Record Label & Catalognr:

Decca TAB 30 / KZAL ARL 17148

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl LP  Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+LP) weight: 190 gram  

Year & Country:

  1981 Made in Holland  
Track Listing of: ROLLING STONES - Slow Rollers

The Song/tracks on "ROLLING STONES - Slow Rollers" are

  • You Can't Always Get What You Want - 4:47
  • Take It Or Leave It - 2:51
  • You Better Move On - 2:42
  • Time Is on My Side - 3:00
  • Pain in My Heart - 2:14
  • Dear Doctor - 3:28
  • Con Le Mie Lagrime Cosi (As Tears Go By ) Mick Jagger sings in Italian!- 2:47
  • Ruby Tuesday - 3:18
  • Play with Fire - 2:17
  • Lady Jane - 3:12
  • Sittin' on the Fence - 3:07
  • Back Street Girl - 3:25
  • Under the Boardwalk - 2:48
  • Heart of Stone - 2:49

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Front Cover Photo Of ROLLING STONES - Slow Rollers
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