Keith Richards Says Mick Jagger Is The Best Frontman In Business


BBC Radio 2 recently launched a series of episodes to celebrate the Rolling Stones’ 60th anniversary in the music industry. The episode about Mick Jagger also included his bandmate Keith Richards’ words describing the singer as the best frontman in the business.

It is a widely accepted opinion that the Rolling Stones icon Mick Jagger is among the best alive frontmen in the rock and roll world. Jagger’s distinctive vocal style and energetic stage presence are some defining factors behind the band’s longevity. For many music fans worldwide, it is almost impossible to imagine the Stones ever existing without him as the lead vocalist.

78-year-old-singer has received not only the fans’ great recognition but also his counterparts’ from the business. Many prominent names in the rock music world have never hesitated to share their honest opinions by praising Jagger’s exceptional talent and undeniably impressive stage performances. The iconic band has been currently celebrating its 60th year in the business with various events.

BBC Radio 2 also didn’t forget to honor the Stones with a special series about their career and four members of the band. A recent episode featuring Mick Jagger’s story with the band also included a part where Keith Richards shared his thoughts on his bandmate. The guitarist praised his long-term partner by describing him as the best frontman in the music business. Richards also complimented Jagger’s work ethic and called him an ‘honorable’ man who deserves respect and high regard.

Keith Richards’ statements on Mick Jagger:

“Mick Jagger is Mick Jagger. He is the best frontman in the business. We get up there and do his stuff and lay it on you, and he means it. What you see is what you get. There are lots of facets and variations on him, but he is really a very honorable man under all that crap.”

You can listen to the rest of the broadcast below.