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The platinum-selling, multi-Grammyr- winning and highly acclaimed The White Stripes move to Warner Bros. for Icky Thump, the most sonically bombastic album the band has made. While revealing the band's roots in American folk music, Icky Thump is an explosive, revolutionary assault that brings together garage rock, every blues style of the past 100 years, nouveau flamenco, Jack White's fastest guitar solo ever recorded, hard country, speed metal, a slide guitar epic, surf music, spoken word and even bagpipes to create a modern rock 'n' roll masterpiece.
 

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Published June 19, 2007 by Warner Bros. /Third Man.
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The White Stripes' Jack White has kept such a short leash on drummer Meg White — even admitting to having taken steps to retard her development as a drummer — that on the few songs on which she's had the opportunity to sing ("It's True That We Love One Another," "Passive Manipulation"), she's bee...

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Slant Magazine

Establishing the basic framework on their self-titled debut and then perfecting it on their sophomore album, 2000’s De Stijl, The White Stripes have defined for themselves a unique, fully-rounded aesthetic that incorporates both their sound (Jack White’s inventive take on classic blues structures...

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