Keith Richards has let slip to Q that the The Rolling Stones will be playing live again soon.
Speaking at the weekend (6 October), the guitarist went slightly off message and told us the band are rehearsing together - and have gigs booked.
"We've got some shows in London, I believe, and in New York, but I really can't talk about any of that at the moment," he grinned. "They've put the gag on me on this. You can hint!"
Richards let slip about the shows in the pipeline after admitting his band were a week into a month of rehearsals, which despite the band not working together recently, were now going really well, he said.
"Everybody relies upon their instincts, especially once you start working regularly together again," the guitarist said of the first week. "Because it pulls all the bits and pieces together, which when you're not working and playing with the guys, dissipates, obviously; you're not having that immediate contact.
"But kind of two days of hanging around with the guys again, a certain demon energy takes over and you wonder where it's coming from!"
Read the full interview with Keith in the next issue of Q, out 30 October.
New Rolling Stones film, Crossfire Hurricane, will be shown on BBC Two in November and will be released early next year. The Rolling Stones' new greatest hits album GRRR! is out on 12 November.
11:19 AM | 08/10/2012
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