Former White Stripes frontman Jack White is working on ’20 to 25’ songs for his next solo album
Jack White performed Sunday (Feb. 10) at the Grammy Awards in support of his debut solo album, “Blunderbuss,” and while he didn’t score any Grammys at the show, he’ll have another chance. White says he’s already writing tracks for the follow-up to “Blunderbuss,” and it’s coming together well.
“I’ve got about 20 to 25 tracks I’m working on right now — a lot of songs,” White told Rolling Stone. “It’s a good time for writing for me.”
White added that he has already tapped his all-female backing band, the Peacocks, and all-male group, the Buzzards, to record the new songs. “I just want to write and bring the Buzzards and Peacocks in and work on some things and work on the things with no intention of what it’s going to be,” he said. “No competition between the bands — just keep writing and recording until I decide what it’s going to be.”
As for the style of the new set, the former White Stripes singer and guitarist says it covers the gamut of sounds. “It’s definitely not one sound,” he said. “It’s all over the place. After going out on the road with two bands, that a gigantic new family, my influences have just spread out even more.”
Jack White has yet to announce, or even hint at, a release date for the new album.
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