The album eventually peaked at number 38 in Billboard 's Independent Albums chart. In , the band released White Blood Cells. The album's stripped-down garage rock sound drew critical acclaim in the US and beyond,  making The White Stripes one of the more acclaimed bands of ,  and forefront figures in the garage band revival of the time.
However, later that year, the band announced the cancellation of 18 tour dates due to Meg's struggle with acute anxiety. White emphasized that it was not due to health issues or artistic differences, "but mostly to preserve what is beautiful and special about the band. The musicians met in Benson's home studio in Detroit and, for the remainder of the year, they recorded when time allowed.
The result was the band's debut album, Broken Boy Soldiers. The group's second album, Consolers of the Lonely , and its first single, " Salute Your Solution ", were released simultaneously in The album reached number seven on the Billboard chart, and received a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Album.
While on tour to promote Consolers of the Lonely, White developed bronchitis and often lost his voice. Along with four previously released tracks, remixed and remastered, the album features eight new songs. He has joined other artists on their recordings, as well as invited artists to perform on his projects. He has also worked as a producer for various artists, often through his label, Third Man Records. Rumors began to circulate in that White had collaborated with Electric Six for their song " Danger!
In , Jack White was featured in It Might Get Loud , a film in which he, Jimmy Page , and The Edge come together to discuss the electric guitar and each artist's different playing methods. White performing live in On January 30, , White released " Love Interruption " as the first single off his debut, self-produced solo album, Blunderbuss , which was released on April 24, During his tour for the album, White employed two live bands, which he alternated between at random. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard chart and,  in a personal triumph for White,  broke the record for the largest sales week for a vinyl album since SoundScan began tracking sales in During the supporting tour, he performed the longest show of his career on July 30, at the Detroit Masonic Temple ,  and later performed as one of the headliners at the Coachella Festival over two weekends in April He appeared in the film, Cold Mountain , as a character named Georgia and performed five songs for the Cold Mountain soundtrack: In , he appeared as a special guest on the season one finale of The Muppets , and sang " You Are the Sunshine of My Life ", which he later released on 7" vinyl.
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. He was an executive producer of the film. After 10 to 15 years of recording like that I felt that it was finally time for me to have my own place to produce music, and have exactly what I want in there: He has a preference for vintage guitars, many of which are associated with influential blues artists. Much of his equipment is custom-made, for both technical and aesthetic reasons. During his career with The White Stripes, White principally used three guitars,  though he used others as well.
While the Raconteurs were still in development, White commissioned luthier Randy Parsons to create what White called the Triple Jet —a custom guitar styled after the Duo Jet double-cutaway guitar. Claudette Colbert is the brunette he used while with the Stripes, Rita Hayworth is the redhead he acquired with the Raconteurs, and Veronica Lake is the blonde he added in while with the Dead Weather.
Problems playing this file? White uses numerous effects to create his live sound, most notably a DigiTech Whammy WH-4 to create the rapid modulations in pitch he uses in his solos. White also plays percussion instruments such as the marimba as on "The Nurse" ,  drums and tambourine. Harry Lime attempting to escape certain capture in the sewers of Vienna. During the American leg of the tour, White switched his drum head again featuring a picture of himself in the guise he wore on the cover of Sea of Cowards.
This drum head is called Sam Kay by some fans, referring to the insert inside of the 12" LP. Digital recording gives you all this freedom, all these options to change the sounds that you are putting down, and those are for the most part not good choices to have for an artist," and "Mechanics are always going to provide inherent little flaws and tiny little specks and hisses that will add to the idea of something beautiful, something romantic. Perfection, making things perfectly in time and perfectly free of extraneous noise, is not something to aspire to!
Why would anyone aspire to such a thing? He ends the demonstration by saying, "Who says you need to buy a guitar? Interviewers note the wide breadth of the music styles and eras he draws from for inspiration.
White, a year-old former upholsterer from southwest Detroit, concocting this stuff with a wink? Not because he's particularly difficult or guarded, but simply because what he tells you suggests a lifelong penchant for inscrutable behaviour.
In the end, it doesn't really matter Raised in Detroit, White is a fan of the Detroit Tigers baseball team. Jack and Meg married on September 21, and divorced on March 24, The video's director, Floria Sigismondi , noted "you sensed an energy between them". A Roman Catholic priest later convalidated their marriage. White does not want to be portrayed as something he is not, violent toward his wife and children.