Monday, May 24, 2010

Exile in mainstream: Stones top the charts

The re-appearance of Exile On Main Street at number one in the album charts isn't so very surprising - let's not forget Vera Lynn was number one last year, so that's actually something of a cultural leap forward.

The real surprise is this bit:

The Rolling Stones bag first Number One album since 1994

The Stones had a number one album in 1994? With Voodoo Lounge, apparently. The more you look back at the 90s, the more horrible they seem.