"Shattered" is a song by The Rolling Stones from their 1978 album Some Girls. The song is seen as a reflection of American lifestyles and life in 1970s-era New York City, but also influences from the English punk movement can be heard.
Recorded from October to December 1977, "Shattered" features lyrics by Mick Jagger on a guitar riff by Keith Richards. Jagger commented in a Rolling Stone interview that he wrote the lyrics in the back of a New York… read more
Love and hope and sex and dreams are still survivin' on the street
Look at me, I'm in tatters
I'm shattered, shattered