Contact Us

Rolling Stones Begin Recording in Paris

Rolling Stones
Chris Jackson, Getty Images

The Rolling Stones have begun recording music — presumably new music — to mark their 50th anniversary. Mick Jagger tweeted a photo on Thursday of him sitting on a drum stool, holding a telecaster in front of a few racks of guitars and amplifiers. The band was also photographed entering or leaving a recording studio in Paris two days earlier. 

“Had fun in the Paris studio this week,” Jagger tweeted. The band has been meeting throughout the spring and summer to discuss their future. In April Keith Richards told Rolling Stone the band rehearsed much of their catalog in anticipation of a later tour.

“We’re just getting our chops together. It was like playing in the garage, a maintenance check, you know?” he said. Last month he told the BBC the band was indeed rehearsing for a tour. Shortly after Jagger hinted that the band were aiming for something in the fall, although it’s not clear drummer Charlie Watts is on board for that much fun.

Two weeks ago the Rolling Stones revealed an app on their website. The photo shows two dark eyes blinking while the band plays ‘Start Me Up.’ So far, ‘UView’ left fans with more questions than answers however.

Next: The Stone's Bizarre Tour Rider Requests

Best of Kool 101.7

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KOOL Gang quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KOOL Gang contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.