Fans show they’re still wild for The Rolling Stones at London premiere of new documentary
LONDON — Keith Richards has had a lot of rock ’n’ roll moments. He didn’t expect another one at the premiere of The Rolling Stones’ new documentary Crossfire Hurricane.
The film directed by Brett Morgen and produced by Mick Jagger debuted last Thursday at the London Film Fesitval and hundreds of fans turned out to catch a glimpse. Guitarist Keith Richards called the reception “overwhelming.”
“I did not expect Leicester Square to be going bananas, do you know what I mean?” Richards said. “It was quite, it was heartwarming to say the least, especially walking out you felt you were still in the movie. Take 2.”
The Stones will celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of rock ’n’ roll’s cornerstone acts later this year with Nov. 25 and 29 shows in London and Dec. 13 and 15 shows in Newark, N.J. Guitarist Ronnie Wood hinted at Thursday’s premiere that things are going so well in rehearsals the band could simply just keep going after finishing those gigs.