Mick Jagger’s 5 music videos revealed as his favorites
What are the favorite music videos of Mick Jagger of The rolling stones? In 1994, he named some of his favorite music videos during an interview with MTV (like transcribed by MetalCastle.net). In the list, there were music videos of Motley Cruehis group The rolling stonesand his solo career.
Mick Jagger is a Dartford-born musician who achieved international fame as the lead singer of his co-founded rock band The Rolling Stones. Writing songs and creating stuff for the band, Jagger has contributed to every band release since the band was formed in 1962. Over the decades, the band has brought many hit songs to their fans, such as (I Can ‘t Get No) Satisfaction, Paint It Black, Get Off of My Cloud and Start Me Up.
As a solo musician, Mick Jagger released four different studio albums. Made his debut in 1985 while in the midst of his fame with The stones, Jagger followed the album with the 1987-released primitive cold. Six years later, in 1993, Jagger released another album, named wandering spirit, which brought him immense success. His last album was 2001’s Goddess in the Doorway.
Focusing on the achievements of the musician, Mick Jagger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, as well as the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004. Including his The Stones and his solo releases, Jagger reached number 1 on the US and UK charts with 13 singles . . He was also in the top 10 with 32 singles.
However, what are Mick Jaggerfavorite music videos from ? As he has been creating music for over 6 decades, Jagger has a chunk of favorite rock music videos. Let’s see what they are.
Mick Jagger’s 5 music videos revealed as his favorites
5. ZZ Top – Give me all your love
The list came out with one of the greatest rock bands of all time, High ZZ. Even though Jagger didn’t reveal the exact video, he did detail the song in his own words. His remarks were aimed at the first clip of High ZZ, Give me all your love’. He also said that there were many great High ZZ music videos.
As you know it, High ZZ was a rock band formed in 1969 which included Billy Gibbons on vocals, Frank Beard on drums and Dusty Hill on bass, until Hill’s death in 2021. After selling over 50 million copies worldwide, the group has released 15 studio albums to date. Additionally, in 2004, ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Coming back to the interview, Mick Jagger explained why he loved High ZZ as much: “I think there is a series of good ZZ Top videos. I think it’s something slightly surreal with the girl. And be able to continue past the hot rod in that hour. Plus, I always like the odds of getting a nice guitar.
“And, you know, the beers…I don’t know.” I just think it works for this room. I really don’t know why. I still love this piece. It’s like a genre piece of girls in cars, [and] I chose this one so much as the ballot.
4. Mötley Crüe – Girls, Girls, Girls
The third was taken from Motley Crue. Featured on the band’s fourth studio album, Girls, girls, girls, the band earned four platinum certifications, selling over 4 million copies worldwide. As the album consisted of 10 tracks in total, it included some hits Motley Crue songs such as Wild Side, You’re All I Need and Bad Boy Boogie.
When the interviewer said it was one of the sexist videos of all time, Jagger answered: “That’s why I chose it. That’s great. It is an example of a city. So I chose [because] it is a different representative. But, she’s the best or the worst, if you will, of the sexist girls from Powell’s strip show. If you could get close to the thing and be seen on TV as a strip show with the generic metal band playing and wiggling their mouths. So, I thought that was about me.
3. The Rolling Stones – Undercover Night
One of the music videos Mick Jagger named his favorites was his own band’s song, undercover of the night. Taken from the band’s 17th UK and 19th US album, Shelteredthe song is largely a Mick Jagger composition.
Speaking of the music video, Jagger said: “It was just stupid. I mean, it was forbidden [by BBC]. It was during this period of political upheaval in Central America. Everyone was very touched by it all.
“The song was very political. You know, it’s very political. And [it] has allegiance to this conflict 2000 occur Agron and feel our daughter. So we actually shot that in Mexico, but that’s a big part of that period. The keys relate to the policy of that. So it’s a very political play.
2. Mick Jagger – Say You Will
There was also a Mick Jagger song on named list Say you want. The song was the track taken from his second album, primitive cold, released in 1987 and carried the musician to gain more fame. Consisting of 10 tracks in total, the album was number 41 on the Billboard US 200 in 1987.
“It’s romantic” Jagger said about the song. “There is a difference between these surfaces. There is a slightly different sensitivity. So she made a lot of videos around this page and worked a lot with Madonna.
“And, she came up with this idea that there is something to do. She had this Spanish Civil War in the dream line. So, we could cut out this romantic image of this soldier. It couldn’t be more different from the latest and romantic.
1. Mick Jagger – Sweet Thing
There was another Mick Jagger song, called sweet thing, which he chose as one of his favorite music videos. This one is taken from the musician’s third studio album, named wandering spirit.
After The rolling stones released its 1989 steel wheels, Mick Jagger sat down and started writing something new for himself. Jaggerwho wanted to develop his solo music in the early 1990s, did it very well and released one of his hit albums, wandering spiritin 1993.
Consisting of 14 tracks in total, the album had a duration of 54 minutes. It was also in the top 10 of several charts in different countries. The album earned its only Platinum certification from Argentina.