Lastly, the day we’ve all been ready for… The Rolling Stones have joined TikTok.
The band, which fashioned over 60 years in the past and consists of fellow 79-year-olds singer Mick Jagger and guitarist Keith Richards have formally develop into part of the youthful social media platform.
Whereas octogenarian rockers and a platform principally utilized by Gen-Z influencers won’t be the obvious mixture, the partnership will open up TikTok creators to utilizing the Stones’ in depth again catalogue extra simply of their content material.
TikTok has an unimaginable potential at reviving basic tunes and deep cuts, as seen final yr with the re-emergence of Kate Bush’s 1985 monitor ‘Operating Up That Hill’ after it featured within the newest season of ‘**Stranger Issues**’.
When Nathan Apodaca posted a TikTok of him skateboarding down a freeway with a bottle of cranberry juice mouthing the lyrics to Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Goals’, he didn’t suppose he’d be chargeable for a complete era studying about Stevie Nicks. However that’s the ability of TikTok.
Now, Jagger and co need a piece of the motion. They’ve even began their very own private accounts alongside the official band account. Mick Jagger is on @jagger and Keith Richards has had his @officialkeef since final yr.
The pair have put collectively a TikTok playlist of 44 important Rolling Stones tracks for individuals to sink their enamel into.
To date, the official band channel has simply 4 movies, all imploring individuals to get entangled by remixing or overlaying their work. However the Stones’ renown has lengthy put their fingerprint on the platform. Hashtags associated to them have already got over 500 million views.
In case you’re a fan of classics like ‘Paint it Black’, ‘Sympathy for the Satan’ or ‘Angie’, the band could also be on the cusp of a complete new era discovering them.
In a brand new yr’s message, Keith Richards teased that the band may be releasing some new music and occurring tour once more this yr.