Jack White responds to the Jeremy Corbyn ‘Seven Nation Army’ chant

"The more people don't know where it came from, the happier I am"

Jack White has responded to the ubiquitous “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” chant, sang to the tune of The White Stripes‘ ‘Seven Nation Army’.

Last year’s Glastonbury Festival saw the chant become an ever-present feature, with Corbyn himself pulling one of the biggest crowds over the weekend for his emotive speech at the Pyramid Stage.

White was recently asked by The Guardian about the Corbyn chant, admitting that he didn’t know much about the Labour leader and was cautious to speak about such things.


“I feel like I have to be insanely careful these days because the press has had a lot of fun with me over the years,” White said.

The singer went on to speak about hearing the tune of ‘Seven Nation Army’ at sporting events, explaining that his children delight in pointing out when the song is sang.

“The more people don’t know where it came from, the happier I am,” White said. “It is never going to get old for us.”

On being covered by high school marching bands, White remarked it’s “another strange world to crack into”.


Jack White releases his third solo record ‘Boarding House Reach’ on March 23.

He recently made headlines by saying that he “highly doubts” a White Stripes reunion would ever happen, going on to argue that “The White Stripes is Jack White solo”.


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