Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Soul Survivor

Exile on Main St.
Side Four, Track Three
"Soul Survivor" – 3:49

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... and Exile ends with a whimper instead of a bang. On an album where the Stones took all kinds of chances, experimented with abandon in ways we'd never see again, "Soul Survivor" clocks in as the most generic track the band had recorded until this point. Not a bad track, but it sounds exactly like something that could pop up on Steel Wheels or an ipod advertisement 30 years later.