Rare disc will feature re-issue of two singles by his former band

Jack White has announced plans to reissue two early singles by his former band The White Stripes on Record Store Day.

His label Third Man Records will release a special edition red and black vinyl disc featuring ‘Handsprings’ and ‘Red Death At 6:14’ on April 21.

Arcade Fire also recently announced that they will be releasing remixes of their tracks ‘Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)’ and ‘Ready To Start’ to celebrate this year’s annual event.

Last week, White played a series of songs by The White Stripes for his first solo debut gig at his label’s birthday party.

To read a full report of Jack White‘s first solo gig, pick up the new issue of NME, which is on UK newsstands now and available digitally.

To learn more about Jack White’s career, head to iTunes.com.apple.com/nme-icons, where you can purchase a special NME iPad app detailing the celebrated singer/guitarist/producer’s past 15 years in rock’n roll.

A one-off NME Icons special issue magazine dedicated to White is also available – see Backstreet-merch.com for details of how to purchase.

White also recently debuted his second solo single ‘Sixteen Saltines’ online, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to listen to the track. His debut solo record ‘Blunderbuss’ is due out on April 23