- Summary: The duo's fifth long-player, destined to be known as GBMS in record reviews everywhere, was recorded in their Detroit studio. While not a total departure from previous efforts, it does find them expanding their sound away from their usual guitar+drums formula.
- Record Label: V2 / XL
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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The New York TimesIt's an album so strong and so unexpected that it may change the way people hear all its predecessors. And that's just a start. Listen long enough, and this album might change the way you hear lots of other bands, too.
Oct 20, 2011The White Stripes, like The Strokes are a band who can completely change their sound for one record and it will be just as good as their otherThe White Stripes, like The Strokes are a band who can completely change their sound for one record and it will be just as good as their other work. It's a strangely relaxing album and is a breath of fresh air from 21st century ****… Expand
KellyWJun 11, 2005An amazing record that is, quite simply, the best album of the year.
leighsJul 19, 2005an amazing album. they just get better and better!
IanRJun 7, 2005This is a really eclectic, experimental, and all around different album for the White Stripes... but even so, it's definitely a White This is a really eclectic, experimental, and all around different album for the White Stripes... but even so, it's definitely a White Stripes album, and it rocks hard, even when it plays it cool.… Expand
mattlJun 19, 2005Takes a couple listens to warm up too, then you are hooked
LBJun 10, 2005Pretty decent album. It will catch you off guard. I didn't think it was that good on first listen and was disappointed by the lack of Pretty decent album. It will catch you off guard. I didn't think it was that good on first listen and was disappointed by the lack of guitars but, after a few listens, I can tell you that most of the songs are pretty good (Blue Orchid, My Doorbell, Take Take Take, Red Rain and so on). However, some songs are lacking that extra something to put them over the top.… Expand
GabrielKJun 15, 2005overrated much!
Published: May 11, 2010"Sea of Cowards," the latest album from Jack White's side project The Dead Weather, is out this week. How does it compare to White's other albums, including output from The White Stripes and The Raconteurs?
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