Rolling Stones Unveil ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition, With Bonus Tracks and Live Album

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Just weeks before their first-ever tour without drummer Charlie Watts kicks off, the Rolling Stones have announced the 40th anniversary, expanded deluxe editions of their classic 1981 album, “Tattoo You.” The newly remastered set, out on October 22, and available in a variety of formats, will be accompanied by nine previously unreleased studio tracks from the era and a live concert from 1982; the full tracklists can be found below.

The first of these, “Living in the Heart of Love,” can be heard here.

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The announcement arrives almost exactly 40 years after the album was first released on August 24, 1981, and as the group prepares to hit the road with 13 new dates on the “No Filter” tour in the U.S. The itinerary starts on September 26 in St. Louis and extending into November.

Known for the singles “Start Me Up” and “Waiting on a Friend,” “Tattoo You” was a collection of 11 songs that mostly had been begun during sessions for albums from the previous decade and completed later. That also appears to be the case for the nine bonus studio tracks included here under the title “Lost & Found,” some of which, like the bonus tracks for the 2010 “Exile on Main Street” reissue, were completed decades after they were begun (“newly completed and enhanced with additional vocals and guitar by the band,” according to the announcement). Along with “Living in the Heart of Love,” those tracks include covers of blues legend Jimmy Reed’s “Shame, Shame, Shame” and soul singer Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away,” as well as a reggae-tinged version of “Start Me Up.”

The set also includes a full concert from the group’s 1982 stand at London’s Wembley Stadium, which bears the title “Still Life” (confusingly, it is a different-but-similar album from the live album released from the group’s 1981 North American tour, which was also called “Still Life”). Along with the group’s classic hits and a healthy portion of songs from “Tattoo You,” the live set includes covers of the Temptations’ “Just My Imagination,” Eddie Cochran’s “Twenty Flight Rock,” Smokey Robinson & the Miracles’ “Going to a Go Go” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”

Rolling Stones ‘Tattoo You” - Credit: Courtesy UMe
Rolling Stones ‘Tattoo You” - Credit: Courtesy UMe

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Standard CD

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

  7. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  8. Tops – Remastered 2021

  9. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  10. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  11. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

Deluxe 2CD

+ 20 page booklet including essay from Kevin Howlett & Jeff Slade

CD 1 – Tattoo You (2021 Remaster)

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

  7. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  8. Tops – Remastered 2021

  9. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  10. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  11. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

CD 2 – Lost & Found: Rarities

  1. Living In The Heart Of Love

  2. Fiji Jim

  3. Troubles A’ Comin

  4. Shame Shame Shame

  5. Drift Away

  6. It’s A Lie

  7. Come To The Ball

  8. Fast Talking Slow Walking

  9. Start Me Up (Early Version)

4CD Super Deluxe Boxset

Includes 4 x CDS (CD1 – Remastered Album, CD2 – Bonus 9 Tracks + CD 3 & 4 – “Still Life” (Wembley Stadium Concert 1982)

+ Keith Richards Picture Disc + 124 Page Book featuring over 200 rare photos from recording sessions & world tour + interviews with producer Chris Kimsey & photographer Hubert Kretzschmar + Lenticular Art

CD 1 – Tattoo You (2021 Remaster)

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

  7. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  8. Tops – Remastered 2021

  9. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  10. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  11. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

CD 2 – Lost & Found: Rarities

  1. Living In The Heart Of Love

  2. Fiji Jim

  3. Troubles A’ Comin

  4. Shame Shame Shame

  5. Drift Away

  6. It’s A Lie

  7. Come To The Ball

  8. Fast Talking Slow Walking

  9. Start Me Up (Early Version)

CD 3 & CD 4 – “Still Life” (Wembley Stadium Concert 1982)

  1. Under My Thumb

  2. When The Whip Comes Down

  3. Let’s Spend The Night Together

  4. Shattered

  5. Neighbours

  6. Black Limousine

  7. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)

  8. Twenty Flight Rock

  9. Going To A Go Go

  10. Chantilly Lace

  11. Let Me Go

  12. Time Is On My Side

  13. Beast Of Burden

  14. Let It Bleed

  1. You Can’t Always Get What You Want

  2. Band Introductions

  3. Little T&A

  4. Tumbling Dice

  5. She’s So Cold

  6. Hang Fire

  7. Miss You

  8. Honky Tonk Women

  9. Brown Sugar

  10. Start Me Up

  11. Jumpin’ Jack Flash

  12. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

** VINYL **

1LP Standard

180g Black Vinyl

Side A

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

Side B

  1. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  2. Tops – Remastered 2021

  3. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  4. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  5. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

2LP Deluxe Black Vinyl

180g Double Black Vinyl in Gatefold sleeve

Side A

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

Side B

  1. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  2. Tops – Remastered 2021

  3. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  4. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  5. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

Side C

  1. Living In The Heart Of Love

  2. Fiji Jim

  3. Troubles A’ Comin

  4. Shame Shame Shame

  5. Drift Away

Side D

  1. It’s A Lie

  2. Come To The Ball

  3. Fast Talking Slow Walking

  4. Start Me Up (Early Version)

2LP Deluxe Clear Vinyl (The Rolling Stones Store Exclusive)

180g Double Clear Vinyl in Gatefold sleeve

Side A

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

Side B

  1. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  2. Tops – Remastered 2021

  3. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  4. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  5. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

Side C

  1. Living In The Heart Of Love

  2. Fiji Jim

  3. Troubles A’ Comin

  4. Shame Shame Shame

  5. Drift Away

Side D

  1. It’s A Lie

  2. Come To The Ball

  3. Fast Talking Slow Walking

  4. Start Me Up (Early Version)

5LP Super Deluxe Boxset

Includes 5 x 180g Heavyweight Vinyl. (LP1 Brand New 2021 Remaster of Tattoo You, LP2 Lost & Found: 9 Previously Unreleased Tracks, LP3, 4 & 5 “Still Life” Live At Wembley Stadium 1982)

Plus 124 page hardback book featuring over 200 rare photos from recording sessions & world tour + interviews with producer Chris Kimsey & photographer Hubert Kretzschmar + Lenticular Art

Side A

  1. Start Me Up – Remastered 2021

  2. Hang Fire – Remastered 2021

  3. Slave – Remastered 2021

  4. Little T&A – Remastered 2021

  5. Black Limousine – Remastered 2021

  6. Neighbours – Remastered 2021

Side B

  1. Worried About You – Remastered 2021

  2. Tops – Remastered 2021

  3. Heaven – Remastered 2021

  4. No Use In Crying – Remastered 2021

  5. Waiting On A Friend – Remastered 2021

Side C

  1. Living In The Heart Of Love

  2. Fiji Jim

  3. Troubles A’ Comin

  4. Shame Shame Shame

  5. Drift Away

Side D

  1. It’s A Lie

  2. Come To The Ball

  3. Fast Talking Slow Walking

  4. Start Me Up (Early Version)

Side E

  1. Under My Thumb

  2. When The Whip Comes Down

  3. Let’s Spend The Night Together

  4. Shattered

  5. Neighbours

Side F

  1. Black Limousine

  2. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)

  3. Twenty Flight Rock

  4. Going To A Go Go

Side G

  1. Chantilly Lace

  2. Let Me Go

  3. Time Is On My Side

  4. Beast Of Burden

Side H

  1. Let It Bleed

  2. You Can’t Always Get What You Want

  3. Band Introductions

  4. Little T&A

Side J

  1. Tumbling Dice

  2. She’s So Cold

  3. Hang Fire

  4. Miss You

  5. Honky Tonk Women

Side K

  1. Brown Sugar

  2. Start Me Up

  3. Jumpin’ Jack Flash

  4. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

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