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Keith Richards hasn't listened to Sir Mick Jagger's 'egotistic' solo albums

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Keith Richards hasn't listened to Sir Mick Jagger's 'egotistic' solo albums

Keith Richards has claimed he's never listened to his Rolling Stones bandmate Sir Mick Jagger's "egotistic" solo albums.

The 71-year-old guitarist has never been bothered about supporting the frontman's independent career and can only remember two out of the four LPs he's released without the group.

Speaking to GQ magazine, he said: "[Mick's solo records] had something to do with ego. He really had nothing to say. What did he have, two albums? 'She's the Boss' and 'Primitive Cool'?"

When the reporter told Keith he hadn't heard any of Sir Mick's solo songs, the rocker replied: "Nor have I. I'll leave it at that."

And Keith - who recently released his third solo album 'Crosseyed Heart' - is adamant the only reason he explored his own work was because Sir Mick, 72, decided to put the group on hold to focus on his own career in the 1980s.

This isn't the first time Keith has lashed out at his bandmate as they previously had a frosty few months after he claimed in his autobiography that Mick has a small penis.

The two life-long bandmates and friends put their feud to bed at the beginning of 2012 ahead of their huge 50th anniversary tour in 2013 and Keith has since admitted he regrets some of his revelations.

He said at the time: ''He and I have had conversations over the last year of a kind we have not had for an extremely long time and that has been incredibly important to me.

"As far as the book goes, it was my story and it was very raw, as I meant it to be.

''But I know that some parts of it, and some of the publicity, really offended Mick and I regret that.''