Jack White Plots Career-Spanning Rarities Double Album, Shares Unreleased White Stripes Song

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Jack White photographed on Dec. 14, 2015 in New York City. 

Alternate versions, rare mixes and previously unreleased recordings from the past 18 years of Jack White’s career will finally see the light of day on a brand-new compilation. 

On Thursday (Aug. 11), the Third Man Records leader announced Jack White: Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016, a 26-track, double disc collection due Sept. 9. This includes acoustic odds and ends from the White Stripes, the Raconteurs and White’s own solo albums -- most recently, 2014’s Lazaretto.

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Along with the announcement, White shared one of the freshly-unearthed songs: a White Stripes reject from the sessions for 2005’s Get Behind Me Satan called “City Lights.” Check it out below:

The comp is available as two LPs and two CDs and arrives via Third Man and Columbia Records. Find the full track listing and album art below:


1. Sugar Never Tasted So Good
2. Apple Blossom (Remixed)
3. I’m Bound To Pack It Up (Remixed)
4. Hotel Yorba
5. We're Going To Be Friends
6. You've Got Her In Your Pocket
7. Well It's True That We Love One Another
8. Never Far Away
9. Forever For Her (Is Over For Me)
10. White Moon
11. As Ugly As I Seem
12. City Lights (Previously Unreleased White Stripes Track)
13. Honey, We Can't Afford To Look This Cheap 
14. Effect & Cause
15. Love Is The Truth (Acoustic Mix)
16. Top Yourself (Bluegrass Version)
17. Carolina Drama (Acoustic Mix)
18. Love Interruption
19. On And On And On
20. Machine Gun Silhouette (Acoustic Mix)
21. Blunderbuss
22. Hip (Eponymous) Poor Boy (Alternate Mix)
23. I Guess I Should Go To Sleep (Alternate Mix)
24. Just One Drink (Acoustic Mix)
25. Entitlement
26. Want And Able


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