different Rolling Stones vinyl 7"s* have been issued worldwide [which includes 680
UK and 643
US releases], as of Thursday 21 November 2019.
* 1765 releases + 2898 variations.
You can't judge a cover by looking at its number!
The Rolling Stones Japanese singles & EPs
A very single-minded test on the Rolling Stones worldwide singles' discography.
Stones7.com is strictly dedicated to the band's 7" singles and EPs worldwide from 1963 to nowadays. Daily updated, it has been the most serious and complete reference in its field since 2000 [also the best price guide].
Visitors can discover and browse freely parts of this site, including one country's discography every new week [currently 'India'] and the single of the day [currently 'Shattered' - picked according to its release date].
For a little annual fee, members only have full access to all countries discographies, song by song browsing, price guide, and in-depth datas. [+]
'Shattered' was released as a 7" single in the US on November 19, 1978, where it peaked at #31.
'Shattered' is the third single from the band's 1978 album 'Some Girls'. The song is seen as a reflection of American lifestyles and life in 1970s-era New York City, but also influences from the English punk movement can be heard. It also foreshadowed the upcoming Rap movement as Jagger's performance is as much narrative as it is melodic. Some consider the song to be the group's "art music" masterpiece, stylistically consistent with the early punk rock music scene but without being excessively vulgar or negative.
Recorded from October to December 1977, 'Shattered' features lyrics by Mick Jagger on a guitar riff by Keith Richards. Jagger commented in a Rolling Stone interview that he wrote the lyrics in the back of a New York cab. Only released as a single in the US and Canada in 1979, 'Shattered' climbed to #31 on... [+]
A replica of the rare Beggars Banquet Japanese promo flexi was made by Abkco on 30 November 2018, as part of the 50th anniversary edition of the album which also contains a one-sided 12" mono version of 'Sympathy For The Devil'.