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The Rolling Stones: A Bigger Bang

Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, September 2005

WHAT DO WE expect of the Rolling Stones in 2005? Musical progression? Originality? You may as well wish for change from Mount Rushmore. To expect the Stones to throw in a new style, to suddenly fall in step with the 21st century, is like asking rock itself to rearrange its DNA. We know what the Rolling Stones do on a new record because it's what they've always done – play goodtime rock'n'roll like the most successful bar room band in the history of popular music. 

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