By the mid sixties,The Rolling Stones had established themselves as one of the most successful rock bands in the world. After bursting on the scene in 1963, there followed a stream of classic hit singles. In 1966, it was decided to gather their hit singles on one compilation album... This unique video tells the story behind a landmark album. It features all new interviews with those closest to the group, including actress and singer Marianne Faithfull and Keith Altham, noted journalist and PR assistant to Mick Jagger. We also hear from Anita Pallenberg, the actress, model and fashion designer with famous romantic links to the band.These personal memories form a fascinating backdrop to the story behind Big Hits...By combining exciting archive footage of the band in action with critical analysis by a team of respected music critics, the programme is a superb re-appraisal of an album that is still regarded as one of the Stones' finest.
Highlights Include: - Fascinating interviews with Marianne Faithfull, Keith Altham and Anita Pallenberg - Classic performance footage of the band - Reminiscences and memories provided by photographers Tony Gale and Fin Costello plus producer NickTauber - Insight and analysis by respected music critics including Jon Wilde of Uncut magazine and Zig Zag fanzine editor Kris Needs