Sir Mick Jagger has given up a lot of acting work over the years Music

Sir Mick Jagger gave up many acting roles because they were “rubbish”.

The Rolling Stones frontman, who has just written the theme tune “Amazing Game” for Apple TV + “Slow Horses” – has appeared on screen several times, making his big screen debut in the 1970 film “Performance”. he founded the production firm Jagger Films in the 2000s.

The reason why the hitmaker “Satisfaction” has only a few credits in his name is that many of the pieces he has been offered for years have not met the standards.

He said: “Honestly, there aren’t many wonderful parts.

“You are offered a lot of garbage. There was a lot of prejudice against musicians as actors in the 70s and 80s. ”

The Stones have licensed their music for a number of shows and movies, and Jagger admits it’s “weird” when he watches what he forgot they gave their approval and he hears his song.

He said: “Some people don’t really like licensing their songs for TV and movies, but I think the Stones were very like-minded. And I like it.

“Sometimes it’s weird when you enjoy a movie or don’t enjoy a movie, and suddenly one of your songs turns on when you forget you licensed it.”

Writing a song for the spy thriller “Slow Horses,” in which Gary Oldman as intelligence officer Jackson Lamb, was an easy task for the 78-year-old rocker because he read Mick Heron’s tome on which the series is based.

He told Empire magazine: “I read some books.

“So when Daniel [ Pemberton, composer] wrote me an email, I didn’t need to do my homework. I knew what I was talking about, I knew the environment and the fiery nature of the protagonist.

“I just wrote it very quickly.

“I said to Dan, ‘So you want it to be called’ Slow Horses’?” He said, “I don’t want another version of your horse songs.”

So I started playing the guitar and tried to come up with a little chorus and came up with this “amazing game”. That became the name. “


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