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Their Satanic Majesties Request

2 Ratings: 3.0
1967 album by The Rolling Stones

Without a doubt, no Rolling Stones album -- and, indeed, very few rock albums from any era -- split critical opinion as much as the Rolling Stones' psychedelic outing. Many dismiss the record as sub-Sgt. Pepper posturing; others confess, if only … see full wiki

2 reviews about Their Satanic Majesties Request
review by . December 31, 2009
Their Satanic Majesties Request is not only The Rolling Stones best album, but it's one of the most underrated rock albums.  Some people might see it as a reaction to The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and others will look at it as if the band was trying to jump on the Psychedelic bandwagon.  Never mind them and give this disc a spin.  The songs are very complex and filled with African drum beats, Middle Eastern sounds, strings, haunting soundscapes, samples, …
review by . October 07, 1998
posted in Music Matters
The Rolling Stones take an interesting foray into the world of Psychedelia and for the most part it is indeed very good. What brings this album down is the extended Sings This All Together piece and Gomper. The extended piece would be better if it were considerably shorter and Gomper is nearly completely atonal. The other material works because the songs themselves are filled with catchy hooks galore. Most of the material bears little resemblance to other Stones work except for maybe the guitar …
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