The Rolling Stones Announce First New Album Since 2005

SANTIAGO, CHILE - FEBRUARY 03: Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones perform live on stage during the America Latina Ole Tour 2016 at Estadio Nacional on February 03, 2016 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Carlos Muller/Getty Images for TDF Productions)

Following an 11-year break from studio recordings, the Rolling Stones will return with a new album entitled Blue & Lonesome, out December 2 via Polydor.

The album features Mick, Keith, Charlie, and Ronnie being backed by members of the Stones’ touring band, plus Eric Clapton on two tracks. Judging by a press release, it sounds like they’re hoping to channel the loose and sleazy feeling of their classic late ’60s and early ’70s run: Blue & Lonesome was recorded in just three days in London’s British Grove Studios, and features a host of covers from blues greats like Howlin’ Wolf and Willie Dixon.

Hear a snippet of the Stones playing Little Walter’s “Just Your Fool” on Blue & Lonesome‘s opening track below.

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