Bernard Fowler, the backing singer for the Rolling Stones for the past 31 years, will release an album of “Rolling Stones deep cuts”.
Bernard has recorded with The Stones since 1989’s ‘Steel Wheels’ but predated that with his work on Mick Jagger’s debut solo album ‘She’s The Boss’ in 1988.
‘Inside Out’ came about because Mick Jagger encouraged it. “Bernard, I’ve heard Rolling Stones songs played in many different ways but I’ve never heard it like this before,” Jagger said.
Keith Richards was equally impressed. ‘Damn, Fowler, you went deep,” he commented.
The first taste of the album is Bernard’s take on ‘Sympathy for the Devil’.
“I had an amazing time rediscovering these songs. Even though making this recording wasn’t easy to do, I’d gladly do it all over again even if I knew the bumps in the road ahead,” Bernard said.
Four of the songs come from the 1983 Undercover album.
Darryl Jones, Steve Jordan, Ray Parker, Jr play on the record.
“Inside Out’ tracklisting:
Tie You Up (originally from Undercover, 1983)
Dancing With Mr D (originally from Goats Head Soup, 1973)
Undercover of the Night (originally from Undercover, 1983)
Time Waits for No One (originally from Its Only Rock ‘n Roll, 1974)
Sister Morphine (from Sticky Fingers, 1971)
All The Way Down (originally from Undercover, 1983)
It Must Be Hell (originally from Undercover, 1983)
Sympathy for the Devil (from Beggar’s Banquet, 1968)
Dancing With Mr D (different version) (originally from Goats Head Soup, 1973)
Inside Out will be released on April 19, 2019.