The Stones just released a reissue of the 1978 album, complete with a bonus disc containing 12 tracks from the original sessions; and, "Some Girls Live in Texas 1978" on DVD and Blu-ray.
While there are certainly more well-publicized drug issues in the Stones’ family, drummer Charlie Watts spoke with BBC 6 about his challenges during the making of “Some Girls”: "I was lucky that I never got that hooked on it, but I went through a period of taking heroin,” said Watts. “I used to get off it whenever I went home. The thing with my marriage still had to go a bit wobbly and my wife noticed I wasn’t the same.”
Charlie recalled one particular incident from the 1978 sessions: "I fell asleep on the floor during [the recording of] Some Girls and Keith woke me up and said, 'You should do this when you’re older'. Keith telling me this! But it stuck and I just stopped...along with everything else."
The Stones are rumored to be in discussions about the band’s 50th Anniversary next year, including talks about a possible tour.