Mick Jagger on writing a memoir: ‘Look it up on Wikipedia’

Rolling Stones frontman says he'd rather do 'something new' than pen an autobiography

Mick Jagger has said he may never publish a memoir as he’d rather be “doing something new”.

The Rolling Stones frontman revealed that he doesn’t have any plans to follow bandmate Keith Richards’ best-selling 2010 autobiography, Life.

“I think the rock’n’roll memoir is a glutted market. I’d rather be doing something new,” he told The Hollywood Reporter. “I’d rather be making new films, making new music, be touring. If someone wants to know what I did in 1965, they can look it up on Wikipedia without even spending any money.”


Jagger is currently working on a number of film and TV projects Jagger, including producing the James Brown biopic Get On Up and Kevin Macdonald’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic Last Train To Memphis. He will also star as a “Rupert Murdoch-esque media mogul” in the upcoming film Tabloid and is collaborating with Martin Scorsese on an HBO TV series chronicling rock’n’roll “through the eyes of a fast-talking A&R executive”, for which Breaking Bad screenwriter George Mastras is writing the pilot.

The Rolling Stones will play a series of live dates in 2014 in the Far East, Asia and Australasia.

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