Hackney Diamonds: Rolling Stones’ Night w/ Lady Gaga
Legendary band surprises fans with a memorable performance
The Rolling Stones pulled off a surprise performance at Racket NYC last night to celebrate the launch of their latest album, Hackney Diamonds. The iconic rock band rocked the Big Apple with a setlist that included classics like “Shattered,” “Angry,” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” However, what truly stole the show was their electrifying collaboration with pop sensation Lady Gaga, debuting their new track, “Sweet Sounds of Heaven.” Watch below:
A Star-Studded Evening
The Racket NYC show, spun by Questlove as the DJ, drew an A-list crowd. The star-studded audience included notable figures such as Jimmy Fallon, Christie Brinkley, Elvis Costello, Trevor Noah, Keegan-Michael Key, Daniel Craig, Chris Rock, Rachel Weisz, and Andrew Watt. The atmosphere was electric, with fans and celebrities alike coming together to witness music history unfold.
Hackney Diamonds: A Long-Awaited Gem
Hackney Diamonds marks a significant milestone for the Rolling Stones, as it’s their first album featuring new material since 2005’s A Bigger Bang. The album, produced by Andrew Watt, showcases the band’s enduring musical prowess and innovation. Notably, the “Sweet Sounds of Heaven” studio version features the legendary Stevie Wonder, adding an extra layer to the track.
Background on Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga, known for her boundary-pushing music and unique style, has been a dominant force in the pop music scene since her debut album, The Fame, in 2008. With numerous hits like “Poker Face,” “Bad Romance,” and “Born This Way,” she has consistently pushed the envelope of creativity and performance art in the music industry. Her collaboration with the Rolling Stones demonstrates her versatility and willingness to explore new musical horizons.
Background on the Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones, formed in London in 1962, are considered among the greatest rock bands ever. With a career spanning over six decades, their music has profoundly impacted the world of rock ‘n’ roll. Hits like “Paint It Black,” “Sympathy for the Devil,” and “Start Me Up” have solidified their place in music history. Their enduring popularity and ability to deliver electrifying live performances continue to captivate audiences worldwide.
Experience the Magic
If you missed this epic performance, make sure to watch the unforgettable collaboration above.