Let's face facts — there have been far stranger requests from rock stars on the road — but according to a new report, Mick Jagger demands a new mattress every night while on the road with the Rolling Stones. The Mail On Sunday spoke to a Rolling Stones insider, who revealed, “Mick always asks for a new mattress in his room, no matter how posh the hotel. But he insists the plastic wrapping stays on while someone sleeps for one night on the mattress to break it in. It’s an unusual request but, hey, he’s Mick Jagger. Does he need a new mattress every time? Why not?”

Mick Jagger touched upon his old quote that one needs to hit the stage every night as though it's opening night, and talked about his pre-concert preparations: “You have to work very hard to make any kind of concert. And when I said that quote, it's quite true. The first one of the tour, or even if it's the 35th there's no resting on your laurels, y'know? You just go out there and you do your best and you prepare as well as you can. A lot of it's to do with the prep. You go prepared and you play to your strengths and you try to ignore your weaknesses (laughs).”