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Rolling Stones will release new blues cover album! Listen to their first single

It's been more than 10 years since the Rolling Stones have gifted the world with new music, but all of that is about to change.

No, this is not a drill — Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the boys are back, and with a brand new single to tide you over.

The iconic British rock band is set to release its newest studio record, "Blue & Lonesome," on December 2, but you can get a taste of it now with their first single, "Just Your Fool."

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Members of the Rolling Stones in London from 1965.

According to Rolling Stone, the album, which is set to feature 12 tracks recorded over just 3 days at London's British Grove Studios, will pay homage to classic bluesmen with covers of timeless blues songs like Jimmy Reed's "Little Rain" and Howlin' Wolf's "Commit a Crime."

British rock and blues guitarist Eric Clapton even makes an appearance with the group on two tracks — Otis Rush's "I Can't Quit You Baby" and Little Johnny Taylor's "Everybody Knows About My Good Thing."

The covers themselves serve as a subtle tribute to the band's early days. Often they would perform songs from their most beloved blues artists, ultimately leading them to be credited with transforming the landscape of blues culture and its place in rock and roll history.

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Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, on June 13, 1969 in London.

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Late last month, Mick Jagger hinted at a return to the group's roots when he posted a photo of his harmonica case with some guitar picks to Twitter.

"Watch this space," the frontman tweeted, including the hashtag #playingtheblues.

How could we have missed this crucial clue?!

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With just a little under two months to go until the album's release, "Just Your Fool" will have to hold us over until all 12 covers arrive to bless our earbuds. You can also check out the entire track list here.

And if the album's electrifying cover art is any indication, it looks like we're in for a truly rockin' treat.

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