Getting Off Their Cloud

The second of three volumes of vintage Stones singles and B-sides

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Volume 2 follows the format of the first, packaging the singles in CD-sized facsimiles of the original sleeves and including the different track pairings issued in the UK and US. It’s irritating having to put a new CD on after every two tracks (or a whopping three in the cases of “Satisfaction”, “Get Off Of My Cloud” or “Paint It Black”), so my white label review version, shoehomed onto two discs, will do me nicely. Although unfortunately it doesn’t come with the matching booklet, the tantalising designer-bait designed to lure in the completists.

In some ways this second volume is less interesting than the first, lacking such curiosities as the 5

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