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Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis75.jpg
Compilation album by The Rolling Stones
Released 6 June 1975
Recorded February 1964 – July 1970
Genre Rock
Length 48:03
Language English
Label ABKCO
Producer Andrew Loog Oldham, Jimmy Miller
The Rolling Stones compilations chronology
No Stone Unturned
(1973)No Stone Unturned1973
Metamorphosis
(1975)
Made in the Shade
(1975)Made in the Shade1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B+[2]
Rolling Stone no rating[3]

Metamorphosis is the third compilation album of The Rolling Stones music released by former manager Allen Klein's ABKCO Records (who usurped control of the band's Decca/London material in 1970) after the band's departure from Decca and Klein. Released in 1975, Metamorphosis centres on outtakes and alternate versions of well-known songs recorded from 1964 to 1970.

History[edit]

After the release of Hot Rocks 1964–1971 in 1971, an album titled Necrophilia was compiled for release as the follow-up, with the aid of Andrew Loog Oldham, featuring many previously unreleased (or, more accurately, discarded) outtakes from the Rolling Stones' Decca/London period. While that project failed to materialise—with More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) being released in its place—most of the unreleased songs were held over for a future project. In 1974, to give it an air of authority, Bill Wyman involved himself in compiling an album he entitled Black Box. However, Allen Klein wanted more Mick Jagger/Keith Richards songs in the project for monetary reasons, and Wyman's version remained unreleased. Metamorphosis was issued in its place.

Most tracks that appear on side one of the vinyl album (all tracks up until "Try a Little Harder", except for "Don't Lie to Me") are demo songs, written by Jagger and Richards for other artists to perform. They were mostly recorded with session musicians like Big Jim Sullivan on guitar, Clem Cattini on drums, and Jimmy Page on guitar, and were not intended for release by the Rolling Stones. Indeed, on most of these tracks the only Rolling Stones member who appears is Jagger. While "Out of Time" and "Heart of Stone" were already well known, they appear here in drastically different renditions, with session players providing the backing. Side two includes unreleased band recordings created up until the Sticky Fingers sessions of 1970. Some people found that the song "I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys" had a homosexual subtext,[4] so The Toggery Five version changed the lyric to "I'd rather be out with the boys."

Released in June 1975, Metamorphosis came out the same day as the band's authorised hits collection Made in the Shade and was also seen to be cashing in on The Rolling Stones' summer Tour of the Americas. While the critical reception was lukewarm—many felt some of the songs were best left unreleased— Metamorphosis still managed to reach No. 8 in the US, though it only made No. 45 in the UK. Two singles, "Out of Time" (featuring Jagger singing over the same backing track used for Chris Farlowe's 1966 version) and a cover of Stevie Wonder's "I Don't Know Why" briefly made the singles charts.

Upon its initial release, Metamorphosis was released with 16 songs in the UK, while the American edition had only 14—omitting tracks "Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind" and "We're Wastin' Time".

The album's cover art alludes to Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis.

In August 2002, the full UK edition of Metamorphosis was issued in a new remastered Compact Disc, Vinyl, and SACD digipak by ABKCO Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "Out of Time" – 3:22
  2. "Don't Lie to Me" (Hudson Whittaker) – 2:00
  3. "Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind" – 2:25
  4. "Each and Everyday of the Year" – 2:48
  5. "Heart of Stone" – 3:47
  6. "I'd Much Rather Be with the Boys" (Andrew Loog Oldham, Keith Richards) – 2:11
  7. "(Walkin' Thru The) Sleepy City" – 2:51
  8. "We're Wastin' Time" – 2:42
  9. "Try a Little Harder" – 2:17
Side two
  1. "I Don't Know Why" (Stevie Wonder, Paul Riser, Don Hunter, Lula Hardaway) – 3:01
  2. "If You Let Me" – 3:17
  3. "Jiving Sister Fanny" – 2:45
  4. "Downtown Suzie" (Bill Wyman) – 3:52
  5. "Family" – 4:05
  6. "Memo from Turner" – 2:45
  7. "I'm Going Down" – 2:52

Recording details[edit]

"Out of Time" – 3:22

  • Recorded 27–30 April 1966
  • The demo—with Jagger on lead vocal—for Chris Farlowe's hit single version

"Don't Lie to Me" – 2:00

  • Recorded on 10 June 1964
  • Incorrectly credited to Jagger and Richards on the album
  • Line up: Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Brian Jones (guitar), Charlie Watts (drums), Bill Wyman (bass), Ian Stewart (piano)

"Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind" – 2:25

  • Recorded on 13 February 1964
  • The first version of this song to be released (in early 1965) was by the American duo Dick and Dee Dee, followed closely by the Vashti Bunyan recording

"Each and Everyday of the Year" – 2:48

  • Recorded in early September 1964
  • Bobby Jameson's version of this song features the same backing track as this recording. It was also covered by a group that went by the name of Thee, both in 1965

"Heart of Stone" – 3:47

"I'd Much Rather Be With the Boys" – 2:11

  • Recorded in February 1965
  • Originally released by The Toggery 5 in 1965.

"(Walkin' Thru The) Sleepy City" – 2:51

"We're Wastin' Time" – 2:42

  • Recorded in early September 1964
  • Originally released by Jimmy Tarbuck in 1965

"Try a Little Harder" – 2:17

  • Recorded on 13 February 1964

"I Don't Know Why" – 3:01

  • Recorded on 3 July 1969 (the night that news broke of Brian Jones's death) during the sessions for Let It Bleed
  • The music after the stop was spliced in at a later stage. The second slide guitar solo by Mick Taylor is a copy of the first solo
  • Incorrectly credited to Jagger, Richards and Taylor on the first pressing of the album. The credits were corrected with the second pressing and on the 2002 SACD version

"If You Let Me" – 3:17

  • Recorded in November - December 1966 as an Aftermath outtake
  • Line up: Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards and Brian Jones (acoustic guitar, autoharp), Charlie Watts (drums), Bill Wyman (bass), Ian Stewart (organ)

"Jiving Sister Fanny"  – 2:45

  • Recorded in June 1969, during the Let It Bleed sessions, with Taylor on lead guitar

"Downtown Suzie" – 3:52

  • Recorded on 23 April 1969 as a Let It Bleed outtake under the original title "Lisle Street Lucie". It features Ry Cooder on open G tuned guitar. Song written by Bill Wyman.

"Family" – 4:05

  • Recorded on 28 June 1968 as a Beggars Banquet outtake.
  • Line up: Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitars), Charlie Watts (drums), Bill Wyman (bass), Nicky Hopkins (piano), Jimmy Miller (percussion)

"Memo from Turner" – 2:45

  • Recorded on 17 November 1968; a different take was released as a Mick Jagger solo single in October 1970 and featured in the film Performance.
  • Featuring Jagger on vocals and Keith Richards on guitar, the identity of the other musicians on this track is not certain, with Jim Capaldi and Steve Winwood of Traffic, as well as the other Rolling Stones, being mentioned as playing on it

"I'm Going Down" – 2:52

  • Recorded primarily in the fall of 1969.[5]
  • Line up: Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Mick Taylor (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), Bobby Keys (sax), Rocky Dijon (percussion)
  • Stephen Stills was with the Stones during recording and possibly contributed to the track.
  • Credited to Jagger, Richards and Taylor on the first pressing of the album. The credits were changed to 'Jagger/Richards' with the second pressing and on the 2002 SACD version

Charts[edit]

Chart (1975) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[6] 8
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM)[7] 38
UK Albums (OCC)[8] 45
US Billboard 200[9] 8

References[edit]

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