The Rolling Stones’ Tattoo You is a 1981 album that was compiled from outtakes and unreleased recordings from the previous decade. Despite its origins, the album was a critical and commercial success, reaching number one in the United States and the United Kingdom. It has been certified 10x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
The album features some of the Stones’ most iconic songs, including “Start Me Up”, “Hang Fire”, “Slave”, and “Waiting on a Friend”. The songs are a mix of rock and roll, blues, and reggae, and they showcase the band’s raw energy and musical prowess.
Tattoo You has been praised by critics for its tight musicianship, catchy melodies, and classic rock sound. It has been called one of the best albums of the 1980s and one of the greatest albums of all time.