Old Habits Die Hard

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"Old Habits Die Hard"
Single by Mick Jagger
from the album Alfie
Released2004
Format Digital download
Recorded2004
Genre Rock
Length4:28
Label Interscope
Songwriter(s) Mick Jagger
David A. Stewart
Producer(s) Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger singles chronology
"Sweet Thing"
(1993)
"Old Habits Die Hard"
(2004)
"Gotta Get a Grip/England Lost"
(2017)

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  1. "Mick Jagger Shines on 'Alfie' Soundtrack". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2017-04-17.

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