Satisfaction guaranteed as the Stones rip up the joint
The Independent|October 17, 2021
Six decades after Jagger and Richards first met, the band are somehow still in their prime, writes Kevin EG Perry
Kevin EG Perry

SoFi Stadium, Los Angeles

There’s a moment during the Rolling Stones’ triumphant return to Los Angeles that stays with me long after the show is over. It comes right at the end, after the geriatric band blast through a straight two hours of the finest rock’n’roll songs ever written. They’re midway through a climactic “Satisfaction” and Mick Jagger – who is 78-years-old and by this point has done a marathon’s worth of strutting – is out at the end of his catwalk still giving his all. You can picture it: upon his tippy-toes with his arms flowing from side to side as though he’s performing an incantation. There is a reason people write songs dedicated to his moves.

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