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Jointly credited to the songwriting partnership of Mick Jagger and Keith Richardsit was first released as a single on 7 Mayand later included as the opening track to the US version of their album Aftermath.
The song's lyrics are, for the most part, meant to describe blackness and depression through the use of colour-based metaphors. Initially, "Paint It Black" was written as a standard pop arrangement, humorously compared by Mick Jagger to "Songs for Jewish weddings".
It is often claimed that Jagger took inspiration from novelist James Joyce 's book Ulyssestaking the excerpt "I have to turn my head until my darkness goes", referring to the novel's theme of a worldwide view of desperation and desolation. It was their first song to feature a sitar instrumental. This is evident from the sessions for the album Aftermathwhere for the first time the duo penned the complete track list.
A multi-instrumentalist, Jones was able to develop a tune from the sitar in a short amount of time Jones Paint It Black - Various - Frenetic Universal Movement (FUM volumen 1) had a background with the instrument as far back aslargely due to his studies under Harihar Raoa disciple of Ravi Shankar.
However, while twiddling with a Hammond organBill Wyman searched for a heavier bass sound, while playing the part on his knees. Wyman's playing clicked with the group, and inspired the up-tempo and Eastern pentatonic melody. By all accounts, the sitar was brought into the mix when Harihar Rao happened to walk in the studio with the instrument in hand.
The sitar was featured in the song. Soon after, Richards noted that the conclusion of the track was over-recorded, and a different guitar could have potentially improved the song. In the UK, the song was released on 13 May and also became a number-one hit on the UK Singles Chart throughout a chart stay 落葉の季節 - The Rigannies - You And The Sea ten weeks.
In TV, it was used as the opening theme song to the series Tour of Duty and for the end credits to part five of The Vietnam War documentary series. An instrumental version was used in as background in a TV spot The Future is Built for Ford Motorfeaturing Bryan Cranstonas a subtle nod to Henry Ford 's famous comment: "Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black. The authors add a question mark after Jones's guitar contribution and credit "tambourine, bongos, castanets" to "unidentified musicians".
They also performed a version on German TV in This version was cut and included in the motion picture of the festival. They performed it also on the BBC. It was also covered by Chris Farlowe. From Wikipedia, Paint It Black - Various - Frenetic Universal Movement (FUM volumen 1) free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Paint It Black disambiguation. Hal Leonard Corporation. June 16, Retrieved January 12, Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd.
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