Australian singles chart:
Angie entered the Kent charts on 1 October 1973 and was a #1 hit. The song was #6 on the Top 100 of 1973.
The song is on Goats Head Soup which entered the Kent album charts on 8 October 1973. It reached #1 on 16 November 1973 where it remained for 3 weeks.
Angie, written by Keith Richards, is an acoustic-guitar-driven ballad characterising the end of a romance. The song’s distinctive piano accompaniment, written by Richards, was played on the album by Nicky Hopkins, a Rolling Stones recording-session regular. The strings on the piece were arranged by Nicky Harrison. An unusual feature of the original recording is that singer Mick Jagger’s vocal guide track (made before the final vocals were performed) is faintly audible throughout the song (an effect sometimes called a “ghost vocal”).
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angie_(song)
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