Sad Sad Sad

Composers: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards

Recording locations: Air Studios, Montserrat, Virgin Islands & Olympic Studios, London
March-June 1989
.7” single 13th August 1990
Performed onstage: 1989-90, 1994, 2002


Lead vocals: Mick Jagger
Electric guitars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & Ron Wood
Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Ron Wood
Background vocals: Mick Jagger & Bernard Fowler
Piano: Chuck Leavell
Organ: Chuck Leavell
Brass: The Kick Horns


Fling you out into orbit
No one's going to hear you shout
The fool ain't going to follow
He don't need to sleaze about

Now you're sad, sad, sad
Sad, sad, sad
But you're going to be fine

The elephant's in the bedroom
Throwing all his weight about
And I'm locked in the bathroom
Your screams are going to drown me out, oh yeah

Oh yeah

I get a cold chill
I get a cool thrill
Are you ready for the gilded cage?
Are you ready for the tears of rage?
Come on, baby, don't let them drown you out

Sad, sad, sad
Mad, mad, mad
Sad, sad, sad
But you're going to be fine

You're going to be fine
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