Rolling Stones set to launch new album, Hackney Diamonds

2023-09-06 02:10:49  • 3 mins

By Mark Savage

BBC Music Correspondent

Wild Horses couldn't hold them back: The Rolling Stones will return with Hackney Diamonds, their first album of original songs since 2005.

The band will launch the record on Wednesday at a special event in Hackney, a place that is "at the heart of the new album", per a press release.

Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, the event will be streamed live on YouTube.

The album is rumoured to feature a number of guest stars including Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Lady Gaga.

The announcement follows a teaser campaign that began with an unassuming advert in the Hackney Gazette - a free newspaper distributed in corner shops and supermarkets that covers the London borough.

Ostensibly for a local glazing firm, the blurb contained several references to Rolling Stones songs, and a phone number where fans could register interest.

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Over the weekend, the band also shared a preview of one of the songs, via a website called

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