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Between the Buttons [UK Version] [Original recording remastered, Limited Edition, Hybrid SACD]

The Rolling Stones Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (22 Oct 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Original recording remastered, Limited Edition, Hybrid SACD
  • Label: Abkco
  • ASIN: B00006LST7
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 75,664 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Yesterday’s Papers
2. My Obsession
3. Back Street Girl
4. Connection
5. She Smiled Sweetly
6. Cool, Calm, Collected
7. All Sold Out
8. Please Go Home
9. Who’s Been Sleeping Here?
10. Complicated
11. Miss Amanda Jones
12. Something Happened To Me Yesterday

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This product is a hybrid Super Audio CD (SACD) and has been encoded with two layers: one is a normal CD program and the other is an SACD of the same repertoire. The product is playable on both SACD-compatible machines as well as standard CD players.

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(2002/ABCKO) 12 tracks, recorded 1967. SACD - fantastic sound quality!Medium 1
  1. Yesterday's Papers
  2. My Obsession
  3. Back Street Girl
  4. Connection
  5. She Smiled Sweetly
  6. Cool, Calm & Collected
  7. All Sold Out
  8. Please Go Home
  9. Who's Been Sleeping Here?
  10. Comlicated
  11. Miss Amanda Jones
  12. Something Happened To Me Yesterday

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21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Classy Melodic Stones Album 25 Sep 2009
Format:Audio CD
It still puzzles me why this album is so criminally ignored, especially in direct comparison to 'AFTERMATH' which is considered a classic by critics. There isn't a duff track on the album (how many other Stones albums can you truly say that about? Maybe 'STICKY FINGERS'?) which is completely written by Jagger/ Richards.

Perhaps the most striking difference when compared to most Stones albums is that it is far less rock/ rhythmn & blues orientated; instead its an album chock full of melodic pop songs. Lyrically it still features the 'poison pen' approach that the Stones have always been good at but with a new found musical awareness (check out the waltz time accordian driven 'Backstreet Girl' or psych-pop of 'Yesterday's Papers').

This perhaps is the key to the success of the album, as the music goes into Dylan terrority ('Who's Been Sleeping Here?'),vaudeville ('Cool, Calm, Collected'),psychedelia ('Please Go Home') and Dixie Jazz ('Something Happened To Me Yesterday'). In addition the songwriting is very strong as they rely less on riffs and more on melody and harmony. On several songs Jagger seems to really attempt to stretch his vocal range and its actually quite appealing.

The Stones would continue in this "softer" direction with the even more psychedelic (and indulgent) 'THEIR SATANIC MAJESTIES REQUEST', before returning to their roots with 'BEGGARS BANQUET'. They haven't really strayed too far from their core sound since. Given the fact that tracks from this album are rarely found on Stones comps it makes getting this album all the more essential.
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33 of 33 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Change Of Direction From The Stones 4 Oct 2006
By Jervis VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
'Between The Buttons' is a little lighter and possibly a little more uneven than the Stones previous album 'Aftermath'. However it still contains some very inspired moments although its style is less than typical for the Stones.

'Between The Buttons' fits very well into the timeframe it was recorded (late 1966) as its musical direction is quite typical for a number of groups from around that time (for example The Kinks). There is a certain vaudeville influence on one or two of the songs as well as a real Old English flavour to virtually all of the songs.

On the whole the songs work extremely well with Brian Jones once again making his mark playing some unusual instruments. I particuarly love his accordian playing on the waltz influenced 'Back Street Girl'. It's a little like 'Lady Jane' with its slight aristocratic associations. 'Yesterday's Papers', 'Connection' and 'Who's Been Sleeping Here? are all great - the latter featuring a cast of characters is very reminiscent of Bob Dylan's in its style of writing. 'She Smiled Sweetly' is another unusual sounding song - this time resembling a church sermon.

The only times the album sounds less convincing is when the Stones put more emphasis on the vaudevillian influences ('Cool Carm And Collected' and 'Something Happened To Me Yesterday') yet these songs are still very enjoyable.

'Between The Buttons' is a long way from the Stones more celebrated style of music yet it contains a number of real treasures. It's just a shame the Stones today seem to neglect so much this rich part of their musical legacy.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The Rolling Stones' Abandoned Baby 20 Mar 2010
By A.G.
Format:Audio CD
Parked unobtrusively between the critically acclaimed Aftermath and the misguided (though enjoyable) psychedelic pudding, Their Satanic Majesties Request, was this musical curiosity from the Rolling Stones: Between the Buttons. Released at the beginning of 1967, Between the Buttons emerged at a time when the Stones were jaded after three years in the limelight, and it showed; the album didn't really know what it was about and the band seemed momentarily bereft of inspiration. Consequently, this is the Rolling Stones album that time has all but forgotten, perhaps deliberately so; Mick Jagger later said he hated it.

Yet Between the Buttons is not really a bad album as such; it's just not a very memorable one. It contains a number of enjoyable songs, and in places it is musically quite stylish, lyrical and poignant, though the adjective of choice for all the tracks here on offer is 'lightweight'; no song from Between the Buttons will ever pop up on a list of the Rolling Stones' best. That said, there is a strangely modern feel to this album, and if I was hearing two or three of its songs for the first time, I'd never guess that they were four decades old.

The track list is a mix of high-tempo pop songs, some very English whimsy, and a couple of maudlin, downbeat tunes. A few studio 'effects' are in evidence and the guitars clearly benefited from a fuzzbox or two, though the reverb was overdone. All Sold Out, Connection, and Complicated are probably the pick of the upbeat songs, the latter especially, while My Obsession and Please Go Home, though interesting, are messy and sloppily produced. The two slow tunes, She Smiled Sweetly and Back Street Girl, are both endearing, with the second being actually quite beautiful.
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars very underrated classic stones mk 1 30 Sep 2003
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
This is a very underrated album and it's about time it received due praise. At the time of its original release (Jan '67) it garnered good reviews in the music press (best stones album yet etc etc) but has sadly suffered in the years since, partly due (possibly) to the stones' intense dislike for the album (both jagger and richards called it 'crap').
Which is a shame because there really is a lot of great music present. The musicianship is more accomplished than the earlier albums (ie. the overrated Aftermath)and each band member excels.
Lots of weird and wonderful instruments played by Mr Jones; great and innovative guitar playing from Mr Richards (i.e.Miss Amanda Jones); Jagger is in fine voice and the drum sound is excellent throughout (i.e. Yesterday's Papers). 'Something happened to me yesterday' has Keith's first recorded solo vocal (shared with Mick). There's not a bad track on it.
The series of classic Stones albums begin here. Right through to It's Only Rock n Roll and Mick Taylor's departure.
Recommended!!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
GREAT ALBUM - ONE " BEEF " ABOUT IT. IT'S THE STEREO NOT THE VERY RARE MONO VERSION.
Published 1 month ago by RCG
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
perfect
Published 1 month ago by Virgilijus
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent value
This is as expected an excellent buy and I am very pleased with it. I have received a lot of items in recent times that I have been happy with
Published 3 months ago by jean lewis
5.0 out of 5 stars back street girl
i think ''back street girl'' is the sweetest and most loving song ever written for the girl without a chance for his love, but his honesty helps . Read more
Published 6 months ago by James S. Prichard
5.0 out of 5 stars Great album lost in the 60's! Not rock and roll but i like it!
Joy to get the UK track listed version of this gem of an album. The songs are all nicely done and arranged and show off how good mick and keef are as writers. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Mr. Justin P. Lees
5.0 out of 5 stars Buttoned Up
I had this album on vinyl a long time ago, one of my early Stones' purchases. The album grew on me as I listened... Try it yourself. Read more
Published 16 months ago by Alan Robert Lancaster
4.0 out of 5 stars Semi-detached Suburban Stones
The only song I knew from this album before I bought it was the superbly gutsy opener, 'Yesterday's Papers'. Read more
Published 20 months ago by Johnny M
3.0 out of 5 stars Early Stones
This LP contains some great songs which vary in style. Just love this LP but only give it 3 stars because the digital remastering has really damaged the sound quality. Read more
Published 23 months ago by ncr
1.0 out of 5 stars :(
Pile of c@*p, about one good track on it. Comes across as not much effort went into it. Would recommend 'Flowers' or 'Aftermath' much more.
Published on 21 July 2012 by D Jones
5.0 out of 5 stars still going strong
what can we say about the stones this album speaks for it's self the album starts off with one of rocks greatest song
let's spend the night together then into yesterdays'paper... Read more
Published on 8 May 2012 by john
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