The Welsh crooner collaborated with White for a one-off release on his Third Man Records label earlier this year, recording a version of Frankie Lane’s track ‘Jezebel’ and a cover of Howlin’ Wolf’s ‘Evil’ for the release.
Speaking to NME backstage at V Festival in a video which you can see at the top of the page, Jones said that he’d enjoyed the collaboration immensely and would love to turn it into a full album.
Asked about working with White, the singer said: “Jack White had an idea for two songs ‘Evil’ and ‘Jezabel’, which is an old Frankie Lane song and he had a new arrangement for it. So he said to me ‘Do you know these songs?’ and I said ‘Yes, I know both of them’.”
He continued: “I was in Nashville at the time so we got together and we did the two songs. I’d love to do an album with Jack White in the future.”
Jones also spoke about his role as a judge on BBC1 reality series The Voice and said that though he hoped to return for a second series, nothing was confirmed yet.
Asked whether he would return, he replied: “We’re talking about it now. The BBC would like me to do another one and I did have a lot of fun doing the first one. There are things that we need to change, things we know we can make better, but it looks like I’m going to do it. We haven’t rubber stamped it yet.”
He continued: “Jessie J wants to knows if I’m going to do it, I want to know if she’s going to do it. I think will.i.am wants to do it and I think Danny O’Donoghue wants to do it. Hopefully the four of us will be the same, that’s the key I think. We worked so well together, if you take one out, it’s going to be like the missing piece of the puzzle.”
Tom Jones released his 40th studio album ‘Spirit In The Room’ earlier this year.