The White Stripes (Discontinued) by The White Stripes
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Vinyl LP - Sealed
The eponymous 1999 debut from the Detroit guitar and drums duo, The White Stripes takes the less is more approach to new uncompromising heights. Jack White's voice is a strange brew of punk, metal and blues here while his guitar work is as grand as Meg's drumming is spare and methodical. The album hints at the raw and powerful sound that The White Stripes would pioneer into superstardom along with an old meets new musical pedigree displayed with covers of One More Cup of Coffee by Bob Dylan, the old Louie Armstrong standard by J. Primrose St. James Infirmary Blues and Stop Breaking Down by Robert Johnson. Jack describes the record as really angry, the most raw, the most powerful, and the most Detroit-sounding record we've made.
1. Jimmy The Explorer
2. Stop Breaking Down
3. The Big Three Killed My Baby
4. Suzy Lee
5. Sugar Never Tasted So Good
6. Wasting My Time
9. When I Hear My Name
12. One More Cup Of Coffee
13. Little People
14. Sucker Drips
15. St. James Infirmary Blues
16. Broken Bricks
17. I Fought Pirhanas
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