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ROLLING STONES SONGS: ‘TIE YOU UP (THE PAIN OF LOVE)’ (1983)

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Rolling Stones songs: Tie You Up (The Pain of Love)
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Sometimes you crave for it, cry for it/ Women will die for it…

Written by: Jagger/Richards
Recorded: EMI Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris, France, Nov. 11-Dec. 16 1982; Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas, May 1983; The Hit Factory, NYC, USA, June-July 1983
Guest musicians: Chuck Leavell (organ), Moustapha Cisse, Brahms Coundoul, Martin Ditcham and Sly Dunbar (percussion)
*Data taken from Martin Elliott’s book THE ROLLING STONES COMPLETE RECORDING SESSIONS 1962-2012

From the The Rolling Stones – All the Songs book:
The Rolling Stones raise the curtain on a sadomasochistic stage. Feel the
prickles running up and down your back
: here we are dealing with the pain
of love
… And the picture is all the more sexy for being dark and morally
taboo. The old maid is rouging up, applying final touches. Even though
she’s late for the dance, I tell you tonight she’s really gonna have a ball,
she’s gonna really tie me up
: “Tie You Up (The Pain of Love)” or Mick
Jagger ready for the supreme sacrifice… Is it possible to see the shadow of
Marianne Faithfull, the great-great-niece of the writer Leopold von SacherMasoch,
who gave his name to masochism, hanging over this song?
As far as its musical ambiance is concerned, the song bears a
resemblance to Lowell Fulson’s West Coast blues, as Jagger would later
corroborate in an interview. To date, “Tie You Up (The Pain of Love)” has
never been performed live.

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