Keith Richards' Two Solo Albums Now Available Digitally Along With New Release
August 12, 2015 at 11:55 AM (PT)
With his third and latest solo album, "Crosseyed Heart," about to come out on REPUBLIC RECORDS SEPTEMBER 18th, KEITH RICHARDS’ two previous solo studio releases, "Talk Is Cheap" and "Main Offender," will be available for the first time on all major global digital services on FRIDAY, AUGUST 14th. The albums will be reissued by KEITH’s MINDLESS RECORDS imprint and will be available for stream and download.
KEITH’s first solo album, "Talk Is Cheap," was RIAA-certified Gold upon its initial release in 1988. Produced by KEITH and STEVE JORDAN, the album gave birth to RICHARDS' X-PENSIVE WINOS band featuring WADDY WACHTEL, IVAN NEVILLE, CHARLEY DRAYTON and SARAH DASH. Some of the other notable players on the record include PATTI SCIALFA, BOOTSY COLLINS, BERNIE WORRELL, MACEO PARKER, MICK TAYLOR and WILLIE MITCHELL and the MEMPHIS HORNS. The album's songs included “Take It So Hard," “You Don’t Move Me” and “Struggle."
"Main Offender" came out in 1992. Recorded in CALIFORNIA’s BAY AREA and NEW YORK CITY, the album included songs like “Wicked As It Seems” and “Eileen.”
With the release of "Crosseyed Heart," KEITH’s first solo album in 23 years, his entire solo studio discography will be available on major digital music services worldwide.