Label: V2 - UICY-91250 • Format: CD Album, Limited Edition, Stereo SHM-CD • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock
Recorded in less than one week at Easley-McCain Recording in MemphisTennesseeand produced by frontman and guitarist Jack Whiteit was the band's final record released independently on Sympathy for the Record Industry. Bolstered by the hit single " Fell in Love with a Girl ", the record propelled the White Stripes into early commercial popularity and critical success. Continuing the stripped-down garage rock 34 Skidoo - Bill Evans - Montreux II of the duo, White Blood Cells features less of the band's blues rock influences, instead displaying a more raw, basic, and primitive rock and roll sound.
The album's lyrical themes, which were written by White over a period of four years, touch on themes relating to love, hope, betrayal, and paranoia. Following a major label re-release on V2 Records inthe album became promoted throughout the music press, bringing the band critical acclaim. The White Stripes followed with a worldwide tour and the record peaked at number 61 on the Billboardlater being certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
The album's cover art satirically parodies Offend In Every Way - The White Stripes - White Blood Cells amount of increasing mainstream popularity the band was receiving, which depicts the duo attacked by photographers. Praised [ by whom?
It helped define the band's sound and shape the band's role in the garage rock revival of the early s. The album has been, along with the band's follow-up Elephantfeatured on several music publications' lists of the greatest albums of the Como Hablar (Amaral) - Raúl Micó - Flamenco En La Piel as well as all-time.
The record was "rushed" and a final day was saved for mixing and mastering the record; this was the first White Stripes album to be mastered in the studio. The cover art of White Blood Cells depicts the duo getting both attacked and enamored by a clan of people wielding TV and video cameras. Why do we have to buy a cell phone, you know what I mean? A lot of that stuff upsets me.
It gets annoying," said Jack White. Is the attention good or bad? When you open the CD, it's a picture of us with these cameras. Wondering if it's good or bad. The lyrics for the album were written over various points in the band's early career, including unrecorded songs for the duo's debut album The White Stripes and Jack Los Latinos - Los Latinos previous band Two-Star Tabernacle.
And it was good to put them all together at once, put them all in the same box and see what happened. A common theme throughout the record is the morality of persistent attention, most prevalently profiled in "Little Room". In fact, nearly every line in the song comes from the movie. They never did, but I loved that rumor. It was funny. The album attempts to rid the band of a blues rock sound, instead vying for a more simple guitar and drums garage rock sound.
Shortly before the release of White Blood CellsWhite asserted that "There's no blues on the new record. We're taking a break from that. There's no slide work, bass, guitar solos, or cover songs. It's just me and Meg, guitar, drums and piano.
White Blood Cells was rushed onto the shelves by Sympathy, although the record label wasn't prepared to handle the hype that would surround the record. The album also reached number 55 in the United Kingdom, being bolstered in both territories by the " Fell in Love with a Girl " single and its Lego -animation music video. Stylus magazine rated it the fifteenth greatest album of — while Pitchfork ranked it ninth on their list of the top albums from —, and twelfth on their top of the s decade.
Uncut Magazine placed it first in their list of the greatest albums of the s decade. Redd Kross bassist Steven Shane McDonald created an online-only art project, titled Redd Blood Cellsin which he added a bass track to the otherwise bass-less album.
The White Stripes arranged with Steven to take the files down The Sweetest Gift - Sade - Фонотека В Кармане more than 60, downloads. Rolling Stone named White Blood Cells the nineteenth best album of the decade,  and "Fell in Love with a Girl" the fifty-eighth best song of the decade. The album was ranked on many "best of " year-end lists, including being ranked among Blender Rolling Stone Mojo and Kerrang!
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