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Jack White Releases First Track From New Album, 'Lazaretto' [Video]

By Lauren James | 2nd April 2014

Jack White has released the first track from his upcoming second solo album, Lazaretto, which will be released this June. The instrumental new song, titled 'High Ball Stepper,' is undeniably Jack White in its screeching...

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Jack White Recording 20 New Tracks

10th July 2013

Jack White has recorded new material with The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs.The '16 Saltines' singer and solo artist has recorded a large number of new songs with two of his bands at his Third...

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Jack White: Songwriters Should Be Against The World

10th March 2013

Jack White thinks it's a songwriter's job to be ''against the world''.The 'Freedom at 21' singer credits his career to the delta blues musicians of the 1920s and 1930s, and believes all artists should stay...

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Jack White Promises Second Album

21st December 2012

Jack White promises ''another album is on the way already.''The singer has already started work on his second solo album after the success of 'Blunderbuss', released earlier this year.The singer, guitarist, drummer and pianist also...

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Jack White: Meeting Bob Dylan Was An Honour

4th October 2012

Jack White describes meeting Bob Dylan as an ''honour''.The singer says their friendship started as an ''accident'' after he went to watch the legendary musician play in his hometown, Detroit, and found out he'd been...

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Jack White Recruited To Write 'Lone Ranger' Score

27th April 2012

Jack White really is looking to the future in the wake of his debut LP album 'Blunderbuss' being released this week and looking set to hit the top of the charts - certainly in the...

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Jack White To Compose Soundtrack For 'The Lone Ranger'

25th April 2012

Jack White is on board with Disney Pictures, to soundtrack the forthcoming movie the Lone Ranger. The movie is directed by Gore Verbinski and will star Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger, whilst Johnny Depp...

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Jack White Doesn't Talk To Meg Much

20th April 2012

Jack White and Meg White haven't spoken much since the White Stripes split up.The duo called time on the band in February 2011 and the guitarist has since recorded a solo album 'Blunderbuss', while drummer...

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Jack White Improvised Entire Track

18th April 2012

Jack White improvised one of the songs on his new record on the spot. The singer is about to release his first solo album, 'Blunderbuss', and was keen to challenge himself, so invited some musicians...

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Jack White's Debut Solo Album 'Blunderbuss' Set For April Release

31st January 2012

Jack White is due to release his debut solo album, according to The Guardian, today (January 31, 2012). Blunderbuss scheduled for release on April 24, 2012. The White Stripes, DEAD WEATHER and The Raconteurs star...

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Jack White To Release First Solo Album, Blunderbuss

31st January 2012

Jack White will release his first solo album, 'Blunderbuss', in April. The singer and multi-instrumentalist dissolved his best known project, The White Stripes, last February, and while he's been busy with a number of musical...

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Jack White Named Nashville City Ambassador

18th April 2011

Jack White has been named a City Ambassador for Nashville. The former White Stripes frontman - who grew up in Detroit, but moved to Nashville at the end of 2005 - became the first ever...

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The Kills Become More Anglo-american

8th April 2011

The Kills had become more English and more American before recording their fourth album.While singer Alison Mosshart toured the US with her other band, The Dead Weather, musical partner Jamie Hince spent his time in...

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The Kills' Write First Acoustic Tracks

5th April 2011

Jamie Hince wrote tracks on acoustic guitar for the first time for The Kills new album. Guitarist Jamie Hince said he "fell in love" with using the instrument to pen tracks for 'Blood Pressures' while...

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Jamie Hince Slowed By Jack White

26th March 2011

Jamie Hince says the new Kills album was delayed by Jack White.The British rocker - who is engaged to Kate Moss - claims his bandmate Alison Mosshart's involvement with Jack's group The Dead Weather affected...

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Jack White Won't Join Another Band

22nd February 2011

Jack White has ruled out joining another band and hinted at starting a solo career.The singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer announced the end of his biggest group, The White Stripes, earlier this month, and now says...

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The Kills' 'Bigger Sounding' Album

26th January 2011

The Kills "learned a lot" from Jack White about recording their "bigger sounding" new album.Singer Alison Mosshart has returned to the group for fourth album 'Blood Pressures' after making two records and touring with The...

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Jack White Never Plans His Career

21st January 2011

Jack White never plans his career from one day to the next. The singer, guitarist and record producer is something of a rock 'n' roll renaissance man - as a member of The White Stripes,...

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The White Stripes Reveal Plans To Make New Record

11th November 2010

The White Stripes are ready to head back into the studio together.Guitarist and singer Jack White has been busy on a number of other projects - including his Third Man record label and recording albums...

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Mosshart Hates Sunshine Gigs

27th May 2010

THE DEAD WEATHER star ALISON MOSSHART dreads the summer festival season - because she hates playing gigs in the sun.The rocker, who also fronts The Kills, insists she much prefers playing concerts in dark nightclubs...

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Fascinating Fact 8263

30th October 2009

JACK WHITE's band THE DEAD WEATHER will be playing a free show in London on Saturday night (31Oct09) to celebrate Halloween. The rockers will don fancy dress and are urging fans to attend covered in...

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White Plays Surprise Glastonbury Set

27th June 2009

JACK WHITE stunned fans with a surprise performance from his new band THE DEAD WEATHER at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury on Friday (26Jun09).The all-star group, comprising of Alison Mosshart from The Kills, Queens Of...

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White Worried About The Dead Weather Line-up

26th May 2009

JACK WHITE had second thoughts about going public with his new band THE DEAD WEATHER, fearing critics would blast him for having too many musical projects. The rocker and his ex-wife Meg White found fame in...

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