The eagerly-awaited record heads for Number One...

White Stripes’

new album ‘ELEPHANT’ is set to blitz the UK chart this weekend, with first week sales of well over 100,000 predicted.

The album, their follow-up to breakthrough record ‘White Blood Cells’ , is Number One in the midweek chart having shifted over 20,000 on its first day on sale (March 31), well ahead of current Number One ‘Meteora’ fromLinkin Park.


begin a five-date sold out UK tour on April 7 in Wolverhampton Civic Hall, before moving to Manchester Apollo (8), Glasgow Academy (10) and London Brixton Academy (11,12).