Scene News: Keith Richards releases “Talk is Cheap”

In 1988, on a break from his band the Rolling Stones,Keith Richards released his first ever solo album, Talk Is Cheap. This universally respected debutisan eleven track masterclass in everything that’s good about rock ‘n roll and features guest appearances from an all-star cast including Sarah Dash, Bootsy Collins, Maceo Parker, the Memphis Horns, Patti Sciafia and Mick Taylor.

Remastered from the original tapes by Richards’ collaborator,Steve Jordan, the album’sjoyous swagger is re-energised andpermeates througheach and every song.

Talk Is Cheap sounds as good today as it did thirty years ago; in Keith’s words: “As fresh as the day it was made.”

1CD and LP formats are straight reissues of the album with remastered audio from the original tapes. 2CD Deluxe features a bonus disc of unreleased recordings including ‘My Babe’ and ‘Blues Jam’, and a detailed booklet with an essay and interview by renowned Richards collaborator Anthony De Curtis.


Keith Richards
Talk Is Cheap Disc 2

Release date: Friday, March 29th 2019
Available through BMG

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