|1. Dance (Pt. 1)|
|2. Summer Romance|
|3. Send It To Me|
|4. Let Me Go|
|5. Indian Girl|
|6. Where The Boys Go|
|7. Down In The Hole|
|8. Emotional Rescue|
|9. She's So Cold|
|10. All About You|
It's hard to be believe that the man who wrote songs like "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Midnight Rambler" could be satisfied with lyrics like "I'm the bleedin' volcano" and "she's so cold... like an ice cream cone." Virtually any high school garage band could have come up with tunes like these.
The only bright spot is the blues "Down in the Hole", which certainly doesn't measure up to what the Stones were capable of before or since, but set next to the mumbling material that makes up the rest of this album it sounds pretty good.
Keith's singing has always been problematic, especially on the tender ballads he has unfortunately acquired a taste for in his declining years, but he really scrapes out the bottom of the barrel here.
Fortunately the Stones would rebound out of this creative black hole, but when this turkey was released, we hard-core Stones fans were hard pressed to justify buying it, let alone actually forcing people to listen to it.
Anyone other than Stones fanatics should give this one a wide berth. The rest of us can enjoy the thermal photographs on the cover.
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