Mick Jagger hints Rolling Stones may leave fortune to charity: My kids ‘don’t need’ my money

‘You possibly do some good on this planet,’ rock legend says in new interview

Mick Jagger says his youngsters have loads of “satisfaction” of their lives. A lot in order that they received’t have to depend on daddy’s wealth when he’s handed on.

Most of the Stones’ contemporaries, together with Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Sting have bought the rights to their again catalogue for hefty sums lately.

However regardless of having youngsters that vary in age from six to 52, Jagger says: “The youngsters don’t want $500 million to reside properly. Come on.”

“You possibly do some good on this planet,” the daddy of eight added.

“What I need to do is write some songs, go into the studio and end the report by Valentine’s Day,” Jagger recalled saying to guide guitarist Keith Richards. “Which was only a day I picked out of the hat — however everybody can keep in mind it. After which we’ll go on tour with it, the best way we used to.”

Richards, 79, thought the band might by no means hit Jagger’s exhausting goal.

“I stated, ‘It might by no means occur, Keith, however that’s the intention. We’re going to have a f—ing deadline,’” Jagger stated. “In any other case, we’re simply going to enter the studio, for 2 weeks, and are available out once more, after which six weeks later, we’re going to return in there. Like, no. Let’s make a deadline.”

“You’ll be able to have a posthumous enterprise now, can’t you? You’ll be able to have a posthumous tour,” he famous. “The know-how has actually moved on because the ABBA factor (the Swedish band’s digital live performance).”

Recorded in December and January at studios world wide, Hackney Diamonds (out Oct. 20) finds the three surviving Stones — which additionally contains 76-year-old Ronnie Wooden — teaming up with Grammy-winning producer Andrew Watt. Drummer Steve Jordan fills in on 10 tracks with Watts showing on two songs that have been recorded in 2019. Retired Stones bassist Invoice Wyman reunites together with his bandmates on one observe.

Stevie Marvel, Woman Gaga and Elton John additionally visitor star on the album.

“We have been possibly a bit too lazy,” Jagger stated of the 18-year wait for brand new songs earlier this month throughout an interview with The Tonight Present host Jimmy Fallon at an occasion in London. However he was assured longtime followers would embrace the songs.

“I don’t need to be big-headed however we wouldn’t have put this album out if we hadn’t actually appreciated it,” Jagger added. “We stated we needed to make a report we actually love ourselves. We’re fairly happy with it, we’re not large headed about it, however we hope you all prefer it.”

“With the passing of Charlie and the baton handed over to Steve Jordan from Charlie, that was a really particular second,” Wooden stated. “We have been rehearsing once we heard the information, and we had in the future off. And we thought, Charlie didn’t need us to sit down round and mope and every little thing. We went straight again to the grindstone and carried on — saved the flame going.”

“With Charlie leaving us, I feel we would have liked to make a brand new mark with Steve,” Richards stated of the band’s new part. “To reset the band was vital.”

Jagger added, “I don’t suppose it’s the final Rolling Stones album. We’ve obtained virtually three-quarters by way of the subsequent one.”