Paint It, Black

Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, May 26, 1966 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. 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. It's not an original thought by any means. It all depends on how you do it."

Paint It, Black FAQs

Who sang Paint It, Black?

Paint It, Black was performed by The Rolling Stones

What year did Paint It, Black get to the UK number 1 spot?

Paint It, Black first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, May 26, 1966

How long was Paint It, Black at number 1 in the UK?

Paint It, Black spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.