How to download Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil MP3 for free?
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About Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil
The Rolling Stones are a British rock band that was formed in 1962 in London. The first members of the band were Ian Stewart on the piano, Brian Jones on the harmonica and guitar, Mick Jagger on the harmonica and lead vocal, Bill Wyman on the bass, Charlie Watts on drums and Keith Richards on guitar. Some other notable musicians have also been a part of this group over the years. Brian Jones left the group in 1969, just before his death. Till then, Jones was the leader of Rolling Stones. Richards and Mick Jagger took over the leadership after Brian’s departure. Mick Taylor, his replacement left in 1975. The longest serving members have been Jagger, Keith Richards, and Charlie Watts who joined soon after the band was formed.
The Rolling Stones has released a lot of albums – The Rolling Stones, Out of Our Heads, Between the Buttons, Let It Bleed, Dirty Work, Bridges to Babylon, and A Bigger Bang are some of them. Released in 2005, A Bigger Bang is the last album from the group.
Sympathy for the Devil is a track from the Rolling Stones. It is a part of their 1968 album “Beggars Banquet”. Written by Jagger himself along with Keith Richards, it’s among the most successful songs of the group, and it has been critically acclaimed as well. However it was mostly Jagger who composed this song. Sympathy for the Devil is in fact, this track has been ranked at #32 in the list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.
Interestingly, it was decided first that “The Devil Is My Name” would be the title of this song. In the BBC documentary Crossfire Hurricane of 2012, Jagger said he was inspired by the Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel “The Master and Margarita” and decided to come out with this song. He also conceded in a 1995 interview that Sympathy for the Devil was also inspired by an old idea of Baudelaire.
In this track, the narrator recounts his exploits over the course of human history and warns the listener by saying this, “If you meet me, have some courtesy, have some sympathy, and some taste; use all your well-learned politesse, or I’ll lay your soul to waste”. The rock arrangement is intense here. The lyrics mentions on past atrocities on humans from Lucifer’s point of view. The trial and death of Jesus Christ is also included. There is mention of violence in the Russian Revolution of 1917, European wars of religion, World War II, the death of Kennedy, and the Romanov family massacre that happened in 1918.
Sympathy for the Devil has been critically acclaimed. It has courted several controversies too. Almost everybody who follows The Rolling Stones has heard this track, as it’s among the more important tracks from the band. The music video of Sympathy for the Devil has been seen close to two million times on YouTube. There are more than 3,500 Likes, which is fantastic because it’s quite an old one.