The Rolling Stones - Shine A Light (2008)
Shine A Light was directed by Oscar winning director Martin Scorsese, and even though there are a handful of other live Stones films out there this one is the most celebratory, most fun and it looks amazing.
Recorded over two nights at the Beacon Theatre in New York in 2006 the movie features a particularly satisfying career spanning set with a handful of unexpected guest appearances (Christina Aguilera?) thrown in every now and again. The set design is sparse and simple, and the playing (albeit
The film perfectly captures why the Stones remain one of the finest, most electric, most extraordinarily youthful live acts on the planet. The best possible compliment one can pay Shine A Light is that this could have been filmed in 1971 and the performance would have been no better.
The tracklist looks like this:
- Jumpin' Jack Flash
- She Was Hot
- All Down the Line
- Loving Cup - with Jack White
- As Tears Go By
- Some Girls
- Just My Imagination
- Far Away Eyes
- Champagne & Reefer - with Buddy Guy
- Tumbling Dice
- You Got the Silver
- Sympathy for the Devil
- Live with Me - with Christina Aguilera
- Start Me Up
- Brown Sugar
- (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Shine a Light
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