Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Stupid Girl

Aftermath (USA Version)
Side 1, Track 2
"Stupid Girl" – 2:55

Ah, misogyny. In time, the Stones would become synonymous with the term, but I think this is the first overt instance on their recordings. "Stupid Girl" is almost unimaginably dull – maybe Mick thought he'd rather be offensive than entertaining? Who knows. But listen to this bridge:

God, they must have spent 5 whole minutes composing that masterpiece. Not a good start to this album.