Third Man Records to release early Jack White material

You'll need to be a member of the 'Vault' subscription service to hear it in full, though

Jack White‘s vinyl-loving record label Third Man Records have announced plans to release some of The White Stripes man’s early material, via their ‘Vault’ subscription service.

Some of the music will come from Two Star Tabernacle, White’s early punk band. Of the three Two Star Tabernacle tracks set to appear on Vault release number 27, two are earlier versions of what were to become White Stripes tracks.

The release will feature ‘Hotel Yorba’ and ‘Now Mary’ in earlier incarnations, as well as an unreleased track entitled ‘Itchy’, all recorded live in January 1998, three years before the release of ‘White Blood Cells’.


A short clip of ‘Itchy’ is available via Soundcloud, below:

Other tracks on the subscription come from another early White band ‘The Bricks’, also featuring early versions of White Stripes songs and an unreleased track called ‘One and Two’. The Bricks only existed for about half a dozen shows, and produced early versions of ‘Candy Cane Children’ and ‘You’ve Got Her in Your Pocket’ that feature.

A clip of ‘One and Two’ has also been made available via SoundCloud:

The release will be a three gold LP collection, also featuring tracks by The Dead Weather and a handful of other Third Man Records acts. Subscription sign ups are available here until January 31.


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