The Rolling Stones share poignant live version of Wild Horses

The Rolling Stones (with Mick Taylor) taking a bow in Newark, 2012
The Rolling Stones (with Mick Taylor, left) taking a bow in Newark, 2012 (Image credit: Kevin Mazur )

The Rolling Stones have released a live version of the classic Wild Horses, taken from GRRR Live!, their upcoming live album, which is due to be released on February 10. 

Wild Horses was originally recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama in 1969, and eventually saw the light of day on The Stones’ iconic Sticky Fingers album two years later. The live version was recorded during the band's 50 And Counting tour, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on December 15, 2012. 

The 2012 performance was originally broadcast as a pay-pay-view event billed "One More Shot" in partnership with World Wrestling Entertainment, and featured a number of special guests including Lady Gaga, John Mayer, The Black Keys, Bruce Springsteen and former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor.

More recently, the band released video of another performance of Wild Horses, filmed at London's Olympic Stadium in 2018 and featuring a guest vocal from Florence And The Machine singer Florence Welch. 

GRRR Live! will released as a triple black vinyl set, with an indies-only version on white vinyl, and a red vinyl variant that's only available from the babd's website (opens in new tab). It's also released on 2CD, DVD + 2CD, BluRay+ 2CD. Full tracklist below. 

The band have also announced a star-studded "immersive" virtual concert to celebrate the release of the album, which will take place on February 2 at 8PM GMT / 8PM Eastern / 8PM Pacific / 8PM AWST (February 3).

During the interactive event, fans will be also be upload video selfies of themselves enjoying the show, which will then be viewed by thousands of other fans across the globe. Tickets are available via the Rolling Stones Newark website (opens in new tab).

GRRR Live! Tracklist

CD1
Get Off Of My Cloud
The Last Time
It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It)
Paint It Black
Gimme Shelter (with Lady Gaga)
Wild Horses
Going own (with John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr)
Dead Flowers
Who Do You Love? (with The Black Keys)|
Doom And Gloom
One More Shot
Miss You
Honky Tonk Women
Band Introductions

CD2
Before They Make Me Run
Happy
Midnight Rambler (with Mick Taylor)
Start Me Up
Tumbling Dice (with Bruce Springsteen)
Brown Sugar
Sympathy For the Devil
You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Jumpin’ Jack Flash
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Fraser Lewry

Online Editor at Louder/Classic Rock magazine since 2014. 37 years in music industry, online for 24. Also bylines for: Metal Hammer, Prog Magazine, The Word Magazine, The Guardian, The New Statesman, Saga, Music365. Former Head of Music at Xfm Radio, A&R at Fiction Records, early blogger, ex-roadie, published author. Once appeared in a Cure video dressed as a cowboy, and thinks any situation can be improved by the introduction of cats. Favourite Serbian trumpeter: Dejan Petrović.