The Rolling Stones are portray it black for Charlie.
The iconic British rock band will change their notorious lips-and-tongue logo from purple to black to memorialize late drummer Charlie Watts.
They can pay tribute to Watts with their new logo design once they return to touring subsequent week, according to the Sun, and the logo will be used on merchandise and tour visuals.
Band members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood additionally agreed to present an archival montage of Watts throughout their reveals.
“They don’t want it to be a concert that is a downer because they know fans have paid good money to see them,” a supply advised the Sun.
“But it feels only right that they referenced Charlie’s passing because he was such a vital part of the band and it will be strange for them all to not have him there,” the insider stated. “They think the plans make for a fitting tribute.”
Watts died Aug. 24 at 80. The band will be resuming their No Filter tour Sept. 26 in St. Louis. Watts was put to relaxation early final week in a personal funeral within the UK, however his bandmates had been unable to make the journey due to COVID restrictions. Jagger, 78, Richards, 77, and Wood, 74, had been in Boston rehearsing and couldn’t fly dwelling to England.
At the time of Watts’ dying, the band, in addition to pals and followers, paid tribute to the musician. “It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts,” the trio’s assertion learn. “He handed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier immediately surrounded by his household.
“Charlie was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and also a member of the Rolling Stones one of the greatest drummers of his generation. We kindly request that the privacy of his family, band members and close friends is respected at this difficult time,” their observe continued.
Elton John wrote on the time: “A very sad day. Charlie Watts was the ultimate drummer. The most stylish of men, and such brilliant company. My deepest condolences to Shirley, Seraphina and Charlotte. And of course, The Rolling Stones.”
“Charlie Watts was the most elegant and dignified drummer in rock and roll. He played exactly what was needed — no more — no less. He is one of a kind,” Joan Jett tweeted.