It was announced by the Third Man Records in Neshville the second solo album by Jack White. The new work, titled “Lazaretto”, will be released June 9, 2014 and has been anticipated with the video for “High Steppers Ball”, posted on You Tube profile of the guitarist in early April, with the “world fastest released record” of the title track at the Record Store Day 2014, and with the exclusive Rolling Stone’s song “Just One Drink”, released on May 16.
White is in his second solo album – which promises to be different from Blunderbuss (released in 2012), because most worked in both structures in the arrangement – after a distinguished career that has seen him (and, in some cases, still sees him) be part of worship formations of the roots and alt rock world: from the acclaimed duo the White Stripes to The Racounters (on behalf of which were published two albums: “Broken boy soldiers” in 2006 and “Consolers of the lonely” in the 2008), to the supergroup the Dead Wheater (who published “Horehound” in 2009 and “Sea of cowards” in 2010). As White told to Rolling Stone America (for which he has devoted the cover of the new issue), is from the process of “Lazaretto” that you are certain the first differences with his previous productions. First of all, the first session of the new album date back to 2012, when the guitarist from Detroit, on tour with his two bands (the Buzzards and the Peacocks, respectively composed of men only and women only), decided to “capture a certain spirit”and seize the power of all the musicians with whom he was working and playing live. In addition, the specific procedures for processing and recording (which Jack, a lover of low-fi and vinyl holds in particular), adds: “We did a lot of things that I had never before crossed my mind. For example, record three different versions of the same song, without additions, with no overdubs, live in the studio, putting them aside to enjoy again much later”. And again: “I love the guitar sounds and solos on this album. I had not spent much time on the other hand, doing “Blunderbuss”, because at that moment I approached the composition in a different way. For one thing I had never played with the sixth string down a tone, and then all the solos were recorded live in the studio, performing the first thing that came into my mind. Very different from when you plan it all for a song. The guitar this time controlled the rest of the song”.
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