The Rolling Stones announce special box set to celebrate Let It Bleed’s 50th anniversary

Including remastered versions of the album in both mono and stereo.

To commemorate Let It Bleed’s 50th anniversary, the Rolling Stones have announced a massive box set. Originally released in 1969, the multi-platinum album is best remembered for the brooding romantic tune, Gimme Shelter and the honky-tonk classic, Love In Vain.

The collection’s highlights are a new reissue of the title track, remastered versions of the album in both stereo and mono, plus a replica of the Honky Tonk Women/You Can’t Always Get What You Want seven-inch single.

The box set also includes three hand-numbered, replica-signed lithographs, a full-colour poster – featuring restored art from Decca Records’ original 1969 package – and an 80-page hardcover book. The latter is filled with essays – by music journalist David Fricke – and previously unreleased photos snapped by Ethan Russel, the band’s tour photographer at the time.

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The Let It Bleed box set arrives 1 November via ABKCO Records. For more details, head over to abkco.com.

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