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Emotional Rescue (Album)
Taking their time to follow up Some Girls, Emotional Rescue was recorded beneath a barrage of insults flying back and forth from the Glimmer Twins – Keith was resentful of Mick’s control of the band, and Mick wasn’t interested in recording. Received as a slight let down after Some Girls, it was their first UK No. 1 album since Goats Head Soup, and incorporated a mix of styles, even if they were slightly tepid takes on things that could be found on Some Girls.
‘Emotional Rescue’ (Single)
Reaching No. 9 in the UK and No. 3 in the US, releasing ‘Emotional Rescue’ as the lead single from their new album was one of the few things Mick and Keith could agree upon during the recording of the record. With Mick singing in falsetto, it was another one of the Stones’ ballad lead-single releases.
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