Jack White Plans Solo Album

jack-white.jpg
Jack White / Photo by Lucy Hamblin
WRITTEN BY
Melissa Goldstein

Considering Jack White's ever-expanding roster of bands -- the White Stripes, the Raconteurs, and the Dead Weather -- it's completely understandable that he'd crave some alone time.

What's surprising, though, is that he'd use that alone time for another musical project. Or perhaps it's not so surprising -- after all, he's not your dad's rockstar.

According to a recent article in Music Connection magazine, White "hopes to start working on a solo album at the end of 2009."

Aside from a few contributions to the Cold Mountain soundtrack, the upcoming release would be White's first-ever solo material. No further details on the project have been revealed, but one thing's for sure -- White is one very busy man.

Meanwhile, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has pulled a solo surprise of his own, having been recently confirmed for a special one-off solo performance at UK festival Latitude. And if you're hoping for any explanation about the performance from festival organizer Melvin Benn, keep hoping: "There is nothing I can add that Thom Yorke's confirmation doesn't already say," he said. Great, thanks for clearing that up!

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Roger Sellers — Waves " 06:30
  • 2 Dorian Concept — Ann River, Mn " 04:08
  • 3 Run the Jewels — Blockbuster Night Part 1 " 02:32
  • 4 T.I. — New National Anthem Feat Skylar Grey " 04:17
  • 5 Katy Perry — Katy Perry - This Is How We Do (feat. RiFF RAFF) " 03:24

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA