Jagger & Keith Richards
Recording date: September, November 1993-April 1994
Recording locations: Sandymount Studios, Ron Wood's home, St. Kildare, Ireland; Windmill Lane
Recording, Dublin, Ireland; & A&M Recording Studios, Los Angeles, USA
Producers: Don Was & The Glimmer Twins Chief engineer: Don Smith
Never performed onstage
Bass: Darryl Jones
Acoustic guitar: Keith Richards
Rhythm (tremolo) electric guitar: Mick Jagger
Lead electric guitar: Ron Wood
Lead vocal: Mick Jagger
Background vocals: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Harpsichord: Chuck Leavell or Benmont Tench
Organ: Benmont Tench
Piano: Benmont Tench
Percussion: Lenny Castro
That is Mick's song, totally.
I was writing it at the end of the Wandering Spirit album. I was sort of halfway through with it, and I thought, Well, this would be better suited to the Rolling Stones' next album. It was all kind of in my head, rather than written down. But you know, it's pretty strong. I think it's good to have one like that on the record, it shakes you up a bit. Otherwise all the songs are about girls and cars and immaturity.
It's just a folk-influenced ballad.
It's just a bit like a Staples Singers kind of sound, a little bit... I was trying to take that song a little bit in that direction. Didn't quite go the way I was expecting, but I think it worked out all right.
I think (the harpsichord) might have been (my idea). Because at the time, I just thought it was... I guess Lady Jane came somewhere around the back and hit me. There was just something about the melody that suggested it. Sometimes you listen to a song and it says trombone or it says harpsichord. You don't know why; you just suddenly hear this part singing away, and you say, What about trying this? And it kind of fit.
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