Jack White - The White Stripes Would Only Reform If They Were Bankrupt

Jack White says the only way he would reform The White Stripes is if he were bankrupt.

The musician officially ended his group with drummer Meg White official last February, and although there has been a spate of reunions and reformations by other bands in recent history, he would only revisit his former project if he was forced to.

He said: ''Absolutely no chance. I couldn't see any reason to ever do that. I'm not the kind of person that would retire from baseball and come out of retirement the next year. I mean, if we went to all the trouble of telling people we're done, we meant it, you know?

''If we were forced to change our mind about it, I can only imagine the reason being if we went bankrupt or something or needed the cash, which would be a really sad thing.

''I would probably be issuing an apology with the announcement of the show dates.''

Jack also admitted one of the reasons he and Meg made the announcement, four years after their last album, was so he could start fresh, with his solo career.

He added to NME Magazine: ''One of the reasons I wanted Meg to come to a decision with me, and officially put an end to it was my solo career. I said eventually - I had to plans at the time - but eventually, I'm going to put a record out by myself, under my own name, and I don't' really feel like going through a dumb perception battle of people who couldn't be broad minded enough to understand the difference between Jack White and the White Stripes.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Jack White - Meg White - NME - White Stripes


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Paramount Australia Apologizes For Insensitive 9/11 "TMNT" Promo Poster

Following severe backlash, Paramount Pictures have pulled the Teenage...

Paramount Australia Apologizes For Insensitive 9/11

Louis Lombardi, Kiefer Sutherland's '24' co-star, Slams Freddie Prinze Jr.'s Ruthless Diss

The recent feud Freddie Prinze Jr., started with Kiefer Sutherland has...

Louis Lombardi, Kiefer Sutherland's '24' co-star, Slams Freddie Prinze Jr.'s Ruthless Diss

Horns - Trailer

Ig Perrish wakes up after a particularly drunken night with a very sore head - though, as it turns out, this is no...

Horns Trailer

Chloe Moretz Is Definitely Not Worrying About Relationships Or Dating: "That's Not My Style"

Unlike most 17 year-old girls, Chloe Grace Moretz's life doesn't revolve...

Chloe Moretz Is Definitely Not Worrying About Relationships Or Dating:

"Consciously Uncoupled" Paltrow, Martin, Reunite At The Screening Of Simon Pegg's New Movie

Conscious uncoupling or not, there may still be hope for Gwyneth Paltrow...

CBS Change Halle Berry's 'Extant' Air Time To Improve Ratings

Fans of CBS's new sci-fi series 'Extant' will now have to wait an extra...

 CBS Change Halle Berry's 'Extant' Air Time To Improve Ratings
Advertisement

Whiplash - Trailer

Andrew Neyman is a jazz drummer whose massive ambition has landed him a place at a prestigious American music academy. It's there he is picked...

Whiplash Trailer

Could Harrison Ford Be Preparing To Return To 'Star Wars' Set After Leg Break? Actor Spotted Waking Without Cast

Harrison Ford is proving why he is one tough man! After breaking his leg...

 Could Harrison Ford Be Preparing To Return To 'Star Wars' Set After Leg Break? Actor Spotted Waking Without Cast

Zac Efron Opens Up To Bear Grylls About Substance Abuse Past

Zac Efron is one of Hollywood's most sought actors and has lived most...

 Zac Efron Opens Up To Bear Grylls About Substance Abuse Past


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Jack White Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Jack White

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All