Video: The Raconteurs – “Somedays (I Don’t Feel Like Trying)” Directed by Ben Chappell. From Help Us Stranger, out now on Third Man. Brendan Benson writes his own “Tuesday’s Gone” while he and his fellow Raconteurs visit the House On The Rock in Spring Green, Wisconsin, which looks a lot cooler than Uranus, Missouri. Last … Continue reading New Raconteurs video: Somedays (I Don’t Feel Like Trying)
Video: The Raconteurs – “Help Me Stranger” Directed by Yasuhiko Shimizu. From Help Us Stranger, out June 21 on Third Man. A funky little groove with Jack and Brendan singing harmonies throughout, “Help Me Stranger” is gonna be lit live. Shades of all the genres that made Detroit a hothouse for any variety musical pollinators … Continue reading New Raconteurs video: Help Me Stranger
Video: The Raconteurs – “Now That You’re Gone” Directed by Dikayl Rimmasch. Single out now on Third Man. I am a big fan of Jack White’s, more so his approach to the music business even than much of the music he makes. He’s an aesthete, which makes for great branding, but sometimes needs to be … Continue reading New Raconteurs videos
Beggars has posted the new Raconteurs video for “Broken Boy Soldiers” to YouTube: I’m still surprised about how good this band was at Lollapalooza. They sounded so much better and more badass than the album.
New video for the Raconteurs (Jack White, Brendan Benson, et al) first single, “Steady, As She Goes” (QT, Win). Also, download the single from iTunes. Cover art:
Jack White has a new band, the Raconteurs. “We’ll probably be coming out with a new record next year. It’s something totally new for me — two songwriters working together. Dual vocals, dual lead guitars, dual songwriting duties.”
Brendan Benson – Let Me Roll It via Star Time Records. Yeah, the McCartney song.