The Rolling Stones make Hyde Park return

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

The Rolling Stones returned to London's Hyde Park last night (06.07.13) for the first time in 44 years after they last performed there two days after guitarist Brian Jones' death.

The Rolling Stones made a triumphant return to London's Hyde Park last night (06.07.13).

The legendary rockers were back at the outdoor stage for the first time since their 1969 performance just two days after the death of guitarist Brian Jones.

Opening with 'Start Me Up', Sir Mick Jagger led the 80,000 fans through an exciting, hit-filled set showing the group haven't lost anything with age.

Although residents kept the decibel low for the Barclaycard British Summer Time gig, the crowd's reaction for tracks like '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was never dampened.

Referring to their show 44 years ago, Mick addressed the crowd: "Who was here in 1969? Welcome back. It's nice to see you again."

Meanwhile, a host of celebrities were on-site to see the iconic band with the likes of Cara Develignge, 'Jame Bond' girl Gemme Arterton and Georgia May Jagger spotted at the Barclaycard Unwind VIP Lounge.

Keith Richards recently revealed the band's set-list won't have been finalised until the night itself.

He previously said: "I'm not sure until I get a final chat with Mick. We are still differing about certain songs and stuff.

"And also we have to think that we have another one coming up and which ones we want to do this time and what we want to do next week.

"So, there is still a bit of juggling going on. But, I mean those things can be decided on the night."

The Rolling Stones

The veteran band, featuring original members singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards, celebrates 50 years since its formation in London by playing its hits including Jumpin' Jack Flash and Brown Sugar.


Post a comment