The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup on Limited Edition Japanese Import SHM-CD
1973's Goats Head Soup was the Rolling Stones' third No. 1 album in a row, on both sides of the Atlantic, and one that included another all-time classic ballad, “Angie.” The track, inspired by Keith’s newborn daughter Angela, was released as a single and it became their seventh No. 1 record in America.
The most controversial track on the album was, without a doubt, “Star Star,” which caused Atlantic Records boss, Ahmet Ertegan, whose company distributed the album for Rolling Stones Records, to initially be concerned about the strong lyrics. Later he realized that the BBC and other radio stations across the world banning the song just added to the publicity for the album. "I suppose we ask for it if we record things like that," exclaimed Mick. "I don't do these things intentionally. I just wrote it."
The early work on the album was done at Dynamic Sound in Jamaica with later sessions at Village Recorders in Los Angeles, Olympic and Island studios in London. Among the other musicians on the record are Bobby Keys and Jim Horn on saxophones, Nicky Hopkins and Ian Stewart on piano and Billy Preston on clavinet.
• Label of the disc is printed with a special green ink called 'Onsho Shiyou,' which minimizes diffuse reflection
• Carefully selected master audio is used, from existing DSD files to newly converted from analog tapes