Shattered (3:47)

Cover of The Rolling Stones Singles Box Set (1971-2006)

From The Rolling Stones Singles Box Set (1971-2006) and 19 other releases

“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 cab.

“Shattered” was released as a single in the US and in 1979 climbed to #31 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Stones memorably performed the song live for an episode of Saturday Night Live during which Jagger apparently licked Wood’s lips and tore his shirt off.

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Albums featuring this track (20)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
The Rolling Stones - When the Whip Comes Down 4:21 62,975
The Rolling Stones - Some Girls 4:36 71,142
Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy 4:02 347,004
Eric Clapton - Cocaine 3:34 562,387
Led Zeppelin - Misty Mountain Hop 4:38 446,540
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again 8:52 340,608

Listening Trend

184,399listeners all time
633,805scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Listening Now

Top Listeners