Sympathy for the Devil

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"Sympathy for the Devil"
Song by the Rolling Stones
from the album Beggars Banquet
Released6 December 1968 (1968-12-06)
Recorded4–5, 8–10 June 1968
StudioOlympic, London
GenreSamba rock
Producer(s)Jimmy Miller
Music video
"Sympathy for the Devil" at YouTube

"Sympathy for the Devil" is a 1968 song by English rock band The Rolling Stones and is the opening track from their studio album Beggars Banquet.

Guns N' Roses version[change | change source]

"Sympathy for the Devil"
Single by Guns N' Roses
from the album Interview with the Vampire soundtrack
B-side"Escape to Paris" (by Elliot Goldenthal)
Released27 December 1994[source?]
RecordedOctober 1994
StudioRumbo Recorders (Los Angeles)
GenreHard rock
Guns N' Roses singles chronology
"Since I Don't Have You"
"Sympathy for the Devil"
"Chinese Democracy"

"Sympathy for the Devil" was covered by Guns n Roses for the 1994 Neil Jordan movie Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles. It went to number 2 in Denmark, number 5 in Ireland, number 9 in the United Kingdom, number 12 in Australia, number 13 in New Zealand and number 55 in the United States.