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The Rolling Stones – “GRRR!”

Well now, this is a surprise!

The Rolling Stones have today released a new song called “Doom and Gloom” as a teaser for their latest greatest hits compilation, which is entitled “GRRR!” and has a picture of a gorilla with the band’s Jaggerlips logo for a mouth.

The song was recorded in Paris this year, and will appear alongside another new Stones track, “One More Shot,” when the album comes out on November 12th.

It sounds, as all the best Stones songs do*, like a man yelling after he caught his appendage on a rusty zipper.

* Apart from “Ruby Tuesday,” and several others.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2. He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage. Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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