Out of Control

Composers:Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Recording location: Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles, USA

February-June 1997
Single CD 7th May 1998
Performed onstage: 1997-99, 2003, 2005


Lead vocal: Mick Jagger
Electric guitars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood & Waddy Wachtel 
Drums: Charlie Watts
Bass: Danny Saber

Background vocals: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bernard Fowler & Blondie Chaplin
Harmonica: Mick Jagger
Wurlitzer piano: Don Was
Clavinet: Danny Saber
Keyboards: Don Was & Jamie Muhoberac
Shaker: Mick Jagger
Percussion: Jim Keltner

I was out in the city, I was out in the rain
I was feeling downhearted, I was drinking again

I was standing by the bridges where the dark water flows
I was talking to a stranger about times long ago

I was young, I was foolish
I was angry (and), I was vain
I was charming, I was (Feeling) lucky (out there)
Tell me how have I changed
(Oh yeah)

Now I'm out, oh out
Of control (yeah) (oh yes)

Oh help me now, yeah

And the girls in the doorway and the boys on the game
And the drunks and the homeless they all know me
And the police on the corner give a nod and a wave
And they point me to my final destination

In the hotel I'm excited by the smile on her face
But I wondered how was time going to change her, yeah

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