Is Paint It Black a cover?

Is Paint It Black a cover?

Many artists have covered “Paint It Black”; it is included on compilation albums, and appeared on various film soundtracks.

Which Rolling Stones album is Paint It Black on?

Paint It Black/Album
“Paint It, Black” is a song released by The Rolling Stones on 13 May 1966 as the first single from the US version of their fourth album Aftermath. It was originally titled “Paint It Black” without a comma. Keith Richards has stated that the comma was added by the record label, Decca.

Who covered the song Paint It Black?


Title Performer Release date
Paint It, Black The Rolling Stones May 6, 1966
Paint It Black The Standells September 1966
Paint It Black Chris Farlowe November 4, 1966
Paint It Black The Jalopy Five 1966

Why is Paint It Black associated with Vietnam?

In the late 1980s, “Paint It Black” became associated with the Vietnam War due to its use in both the ending credits of the 1987 film Full Metal Jacket and its use as the theme song for Tour Of Duty, a CBS-TV show about the Vietnam war which ran from 1987-1990.

Is Paint It Black pro or anti war?

“Paint It Black” is an angry song that was released in 1966, a time when many people in the United States and the United Kingdom wanted the war to end. It’s not totally unreasonable to think the song was a response to the war. However, the Rolling Stones did not write it with any political meaning in mind.

What year was Paint It Black released?

Paint It Black/Released

When did the Rolling Stones Release Paint it black?

Why did the Rolling Stones wrote Paint it black?

This is written from the viewpoint of a person who is depressed; he wants everything to turn black to match his mood. There was no specific inspiration for the lyrics. When asked at the time why he wrote a song about death, Mick Jagger replied: “I don’t know. It’s been done before.

When did the song Paint It Black come out?

What is the message in Paint it black?

As Mick Jagger suggested, drugs do play a part in understanding the meaning of “Paint it Black.” Like many veterans coping with PTSD, the song’s overwhelmed narrator struggles to overcome the darkness he sees not just in himself, but in the “whole world” around him.

Why did the Rolling Stones wrote paint it black?