One of the earliest hits of The Rolling Stones, Get Off My Cloud was released in November 1965 as a 7-inch single; in December of that year, it appeared on the Stones' fifth studio album, December’s Children (and Everybody’s). The song topped the charts in the . and Germany; it peaked at No. 2 in Ireland and Australia. A promotional performance video was also released in 1965, as shown here. In the 1960s, songs were often released in mono format, meaning the listener would not hear different instruments in two separate speakers. Suddenly there’s the knock at the door and of course what came out of that was ‘Get off of My Cloud’. Get Off of My Cloud" Track Info. Written By Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. Release Date September 25, 1962.
Get Off of My Cloud" is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards for a single to follow the successful "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction". Recorded in Hollywood, California, in early September 1965, the song was released September in the United States and October in the United Kingdom. It topped the charts in the US, UK, Canada, and Germany and reached number two in several other countries.
Mich Jagger said in a 1995 interview with Rolling Stone, "It's a stop-bugging-me, ion song. This track reached the top on the charts in the USA, UK, Canada, and Germany. It was especially successful in the USA where it topped the Billboard Hot 100 on the sixth of November 1965 to stay there for two weeks. R. The Rolling Stones Lyrics.
by The Rolling Stones. Album: December's Children (And Everybody's) (1965). Charted: 1 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Keith Richards said of the song: "'Get Off My Cloud' was basically a response to people knocking on our door asking us for the follow up to 'Satisfaction,' which was such an enormous hit worldwide. This, to us, was mind-blowing. I mean not only was it a record but, boom! We thought, 'At last. We can sit back and maybe think about events. Suddenly there's the knock at the door and of course what came out of that was 'Get Off Of My Cloud. The B-side of this single was "I'm Free," which remained obscure until it was revived by The Soup Dragons in 1990. In 1973 The Dramatics scored an R&B hit with "Hey You! Get Off My Mountain," which also contained the chorus lyrics, "Hey You! Get Off My Cloud. More songs from The Rolling Stones.
This version: - the Decca logo on the labels is in a rectangular box The version with the hexagonal box is this: The Rolling Stones - Get Off Of My Cloud, I'm Free. Rights Society: BIEM. Matrix, Runout (Label, Side A): XDR 36651. Matrix, Runout (Label, Side B): XDR 36652. Other Versions (5 of 63) View All. Cat.
Like "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," "Get off of My Cloud" has a compelling basic blues-rock riff, crunchy mid-tempo percussion, a leering Mick Jagger vocal that sounded like a catalog of social observation and complaint, and an ultra-catchy chorus. The songs were not exactly similar, though, and it's doubtful anyone asked for their money back due to confusing the two. The semi-surreal march of images probably owed something to the songs Bob Dylan was churning out in his early electric phase .