The Brussels Affair, the Rolling Stones’ live album from 1973, is about to have its first ever physical release in the form of a one of a kind box set, hand signed by Mick.
The box set comprises of:
- The Brussels Affair on 180 gram vinyl
- A limited edition book, hand-signed by Mick Jagger, featuring words on the Stones in 1973 by renowned rock critic Nick Kent (who toured with the band in Europe that year), and rare and unseen photographs by Michael Putland the tour’s official photographer.
- A booklet of rare and unseen photos from the Brussels shows by rock photographer Claude Gassian
- 1973 tour lithograph
- A “Tongue & Lips” watch which includes canvas band with steel buckle, Japan Seiko Movement and stainless steel face with brass dial.
- The “Art Edition” includes a Silver Gelatin Print hand-signed by the photographer Michael Putland.
- The “Platinum Edition” includes the 1973Tour Lithograph hand-signed by Mick Jagger.
About The Brussels Affair:
In 1973 the Rolling Stones were banned from entering France, due to run-ins with the law whilst recording Exile On Main St in Villefranche-Sur-Mer. This was a blow to the Stones’ hordes of French fans, who would potentially be excluded from experiencing the Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band In The World on their 1973 European Tour. That October, the band organized a concert in neighbouring Belgium, chartering a train from Paris to take fans and press to Brussels for two now-historic gigs.