Wednesday, February 09, 2011

The Rolling Stones To Release New Singles Boxset In April

Veteran rockers The Rolling Stones will add another collection to their ever expanding back catalogue when a new singles box-set is released in April.
 
The boxset, released April 11, will include a collection of singles from the past four decades.

'The Rolling Stones Singles (1971-2006)' will features such tracks as 1971's 'Brown Sugar' and '2006's 'Biggest Mistake'. The huge boxset contains 173 tracks, of which 83 are not available elsewhere, and a 32-page booklet which contains an interview with former bass player and band archivist Bill Wyman.

* 45 singles packed with rarities, re-mixes and live versions across 173 tracks!

* Comes in a striking pink box featuring the band’s trademark tongue design.

* Overflowing with all-time classic hits, collectable B-sides and hidden gems.

* Over 80 tracks not currently available on official releases!

* Taken from the original British, US and European singles.

* Lovingly replicating the original 7”, 12” and CD singles in miniature picture sleeves and labels.

* Also houses a 32-page hardback book packed with memorabilia, period photos, essay by renowned journalist, broadcaster and Stones expert Paul Sexton.

* Also features an exclusive new interview with Bill Wyman, the band’s former bassist and on-going archivist.

* Limited numbered edition

* The set will also be available digitally

* A limited 7" vinyl "Brown Sugar" for Record Store Day *April 16th 2011 will be released separately

Meanwhile, The Rolling Stones will almost certainly not be heading out on tour this year, according to reports.