Your Guide to the Week's New Singles: The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Cream et al
Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 25 May 1968
THE ROLLING STONES: 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'; 'Child Of The Moon' (Decca F 12 782).
Back to their famous rhythm and blues oriented sound here from the Stones, and a number straight from their 'Get Off My Cloud' era. A catchy, menacing sound with slightly tongue-in-cheek lyrics and Jagger singing with his mean streak shining through strongly. Danceable, but for me the backing is REALLY a gas, with superb guitar work, pounding percussion and good Jimmy Miller production. A big big smash hit. Flip is more drawn-out with an interesting lyric and powerful sounds going on all the time.
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