The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang" isn't just the legendary rock act's first new album in eight years -- it's also their most substantial since 1972's "Exile on Main Street." Due Sept. 6 via Virgin,

The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang" isn't just the legendary rock act's first new album in eight years -- it's also their most substantial since 1972's "Exile on Main Street." Due Sept. 6 via Virgin, the set features 16 new tracks, including the singles "Streets of Love" and "Rough Justice," which will be released Aug. 22 in the U.K. on CD and seven-inch vinyl.

"A Bigger Bang" also boasts two tracks sung by guitarist Keith Richards ("Infamy" and "This Place Is Empty") as well as "Oh No, Not You Again," which the Stones premiered during a May press conference at New York's Juilliard School to announce their 2005 tour.

The album is rounded out by such tracks as "Back of My Hand," "Rain Fall Down," "Laugh, I Nearly Died" and "It Won't Take Long." Production was supplied by Don Was in tandem with Richards and Mick Jagger.

Was served as a co-producer on the Stones' last studio album, 1997's "Bridges to Babylon," which has sold 1.16 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

As previously reported, the Stones will begin a yearlong world tour Aug. 21 in Boston.

Richards and Jagger recently granted Billboard the first interview discussing the album and tour, which will appear in the issue dated Aug. 6 and on newsstands Friday.

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