Their Satanic Majesties Request

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Their Satanic Majesties Request
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 8, 1967 (1967-12-08)
GenrePop music, rock music
ProducerThe Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones chronology
Between the Buttons
Their Satanic Majesties Request
Beggars Banquet

Their Satanic Majesties Request is the eighth American studio album and sixth British studio album by The Rolling Stones. Decca Records and London Records released it on December 8, 1967. It is their first album to be released the same way in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The band made psychedelic music for the album. The band produced the album. Andrew Loog Oldham did not work with the band for the album. The band recorded the album from February 1967 to October 1967. Many members of the band used drugs while recording the album.[1][2]

Their Satanic Majesties Request got good and bad reviews from music critics. Some people thought the album copied the Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.[3][4] After the album was released, the Rolling Stones went back to making blues music.

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written and composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, except "In Another Land" by Bill Wyman

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Sing This All Together"   3:46
2. "Citadel"   2:50
3. "In Another Land"   3:15
4. "2000 Man"   3:07
5. "Sing This All Together (See What Happens)" (hidden track "Cosmic Christmas" starts at 7:54) 8:33
Total length:
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "She's a Rainbow"   4:35
7. "The Lantern"   4:24
8. "Gomper"   5:08
9. "2000 Light Years from Home"   4:45
10. "On with the Show"   3:40
Total length:

References[change | change source]

  1. Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 46: Sergeant Pepper at the Summit – The very best of a very good year (part 2, segment 5)" (audio). Pop Chronicles. via the Digital Library of the University of North Texas. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  2. DeRogatis, Jim (2003). Turn on Your Mind: Four Decades of Great Psychedelic Rock. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 55–60. ISBN 0-634-05548-8.
  3. Landau, Jon. "Their Satanic Majesty's Request [1968 Review]". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  4. duBrowa, Corey. "SOUND CHECK: BEATLES VS. STONES". Magnet Magazine. Archived from the original on 12 September 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.