White Stripes - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- Jack White
- The White Stripes
- Studio / Live
The White Stripes: Jack White (vocals, guitar); Meg White (drums).
Additional personnel: Suzy Lee (slide guitar).
Recorded at Ghetto Recorders, Cass Corridor, Detroit, Michigan in January 1999.
The White Stripes: Jack White (vocals, guitar, piano); Meg White (drum).
Who knew such a stripped down sound, recorded on a tight budget, could deliver such a powerful rock & roll record? The White Stripes, a "brother and sister" guitar-and-drum duo from Detroit, here accomplish the seemingly impossible. Their debut record incorporates the sounds of classic bands such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, and the Kinks, merging them with the subterranean sounds of early '60s Texas punk. The result is a rock & roll disc crackling with a kind of dysfunctional energy.
The band's original compositions, including the EXILE ON MAIN STREET-styled "Sugar Never Tasted So Good," the surf-rocker "Astro," and the overdriven screamer, "The Big Train Killed My Baby," are all first-rate garage rockers. But on THE WHITE STRIPES, it's the well-chosen covers--a phenomenal reading of Bob Dylan's "One More Cup of Coffee," and a blistering version of Robert Johnson's "Stop Breaking Down"--that truly shine.
- Third Man Records
- WEA (Distributor)
- The White Stripes
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Jimmy the Exploder
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Stop Breaking Down
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Big Three Killed My Baby, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Suzy Lee
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Sugar Never Tasted So Good
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Wasting My Time
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Cannon
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Astro
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Broken Bricks
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] When I Hear My Name
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Do
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Screwdriver
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] One More Cup of Coffee
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Little People
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Slicker Drips
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] St. James Infirmary Blues
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] I Fought Piranhas
- Video Disabled
- Jim Diamond
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