Label: ABKCO - NL 03042 • Series: Linea Tre • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Italy • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Classic Rock
The Stones have said that the Get Off Of My Cloud - Rolling Stones* - 30 Greatest Hits is a reaction to their suddenly greatly enhanced popularity and deals Lijepa Fata - Rule I Grupa - Nervozni Poštar Get Off Of My Cloud - Rolling Stones* - 30 Greatest Hits aversion to people's expectations of them after the success of "Satisfaction".
Richards commented: "'Get off of My Cloud' was basically a response to people knocking on our door asking us for the follow-up to 'Satisfaction' We thought 'At last. We can sit back and maybe think about events'. Suddenly there's the knock at the door and of course what came out of that was 'Get off of My Cloud'".
I never dug it as a record. The chorus was a nice idea, but we rushed it as the follow-up. We were in L. But how do you follow-up "Satisfaction"? Actually, what I wanted was to do it slow, like a Lee Dorsey thing. We rocked it up. I thought it was one of Andrew Loog Oldham 's worst productions.
It's a stop-bugging-me, post-teenage-alienation song. The grown-up world was a very ordered society in the early '60s, and I was coming out of it. America was even more ordered than anywhere else. I found it was a very restrictive society in thought and behavior and dress. I was sick and tired, fed up with this and decided to take a drive downtown It was so very quiet and peaceful, there was nobody, not a soul around I laid myself out, I was so tired and I started to dream In the morning the parking tickets were just like flags stuck on my windscreen .
The single release was a major success for the Rolling Stones. In the US, the single reached number one on the Billboard Hot on 6 Novemberand remained there for two weeks.
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