The Rolling Stones, the longest-performing rock band of all time, have arguably shaped rock ‘n’ roll for decades, but it was 1994’s ‘Love’ that turned the band into literal rock giants. Is Strong” video. Directed by David Fincher. Se7en When social network, the music video is larger than life as the band towers over Manhattan and is naturally surrounded by equally gigantic models. The black-and-white video perfectly captures Mick Jagger’s style of performance, amplifying the flamboyance of his arms behind his back and shirt spread on an even bigger scale than usual.
Edited at Digital Domain Studios under the supervision of visual effects artist Fred Raimondi, this resizing effect was anything but easy for a 1994 production. Fincher’s crew used advanced compositing techniques to place the band in a New York City setting, rampaging through the city with astonishing realism. Godzilla Stroll around Tokyo. Similar effects have historically been used less prominently, especially in the Beastie Boys’ “Intergalactic” video. However, Fincher’s use of the size parallax effect earned the video his MTV Award for Best Special Effects and a Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video.
The clip was then used as a promotional video for voodoo lounge album and was the Rolling Stones’ first release on Virgin Records. The album itself won its own Grammy Award, becoming the first ever Best Rock His Album award. Nonetheless, “Love Is Strong” turned out to be one of the lowest charted singles ever released by the band, but the song still ranks high on his 90s. One of his most famous works of the decade. The first single of the series, “Love Is Strong”, was the first not performed by bassist Bill Wyman after he left the band. Darryl Jones, who has worked with Sting and Miles Davis, filled his spot.
when Jones spoke bass player, he recalled the relaxed nature of jam sessions with The Stones when he joined them full-time as Wyman’s replacement. “The first time we rehearsed with them, I asked Keith, ‘Hey, did you play bass on this song?’ And he said, ‘Yeah.’ I asked, “What’s your baseline?” And he was like, “I don’t know, man.” you are the bassist What is your baseline? So they’re pretty cool about letting me do what I want. Still, I want to play the essence of the song. If there’s something in the essence of the bassline that needs to be played to complete the song, they seem to trust me pretty much to figure it out. The rest is basically up to me. “
Check out the “Love Is Strong” video below.