The Raconteurs - Consolers of the Lonely
NME.COM feature on The Raconteurs - Consolers of the Lonely album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 25 March 2008
Consolers Of The Lonely
As talented, rich and famous as he is, many people have Jack White down as a very good plunderer rather than a bona fide musical pioneer. He’s made a career from referencing the past, and admittedly doing it (for the most part) magnificently. And let’s not forget that in most interviews we hear him coming across as a well-meaning Luddite when it comes to talking about making – and...
- Mar 26, 2008
Tracklisting click track to read more
- Consoler of the Lonely
- Salute Your Solution
- You Don't Understand Me
- Old Enough
- The Switch and the Spur
- Hold Up
- Top Yourself
- Many Shades of Black
- Five on the Five
- Pull This Blanket Off
- Rich Kid Blues
- These Stones Will Shout
- Carolina Drama
Many Shades Of Black
- Jul 11, 2008
Jack's back with the Racon...who? The Cannery Ballroom, Nashville (April 14)
- May 2, 2008
Salute Your Solution
- Apr 11, 2008
Jack White previously confirmed band were recording together in 2013
Jack White and Brendan Benson played 'Hands' and 'Steady As She Goes' at the Ryman
Jack White and co will release a live film of their 2008 jazz festival appearance on June 18
The Raconteurs - Consolers of the Lonely: Wikipedia Album Entry
Consolers of the Lonely is the second album of The Raconteurs. It was released on March 25, 2008 on Warner Bros. Records in most parts of the world, and a day earlier on XL Recordings in the UK.
The band did no promotion before the album's release, and its existence was only confirmed a week before. Even so, the record was accidentally leaked by iTunes, and some fans managed to purchase the album early. It is available on all formats including CD, vinyl, and MP3. A video for the first single from the album, Salute Your Solution was released on the same day.
Critique of Consolers of the Lonely was largely positive; much of it centered on the chaotic sound and diverse nature of the album as well as its reminecense to albums by Led Zeppelin and The Who.
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