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Detroit, Michigan, United States (1997 – 2011)

The White Stripes were an band, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. They disbanded in 2011. The group consisted of songwriter Jack White (vocals, piano/keyboards, guitar) and Meg White (drums, vocals).

After releasing several singles and three albums within the Detroit independent music underground, The White Stripes rose to prominence in 2002, as part of the scene. Their successful albums White Blood Cells and Elephant drew them attention from a large variety of media outlets in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The White Stripes used a low-fidelity, do-it-yourself approach to writing and recording. Their music features a melding of and influences and a raw simplicity of composition, arrangement, and performance. The duo is also noted for their fashion and design aesthetic which features a simple color scheme of red, white, and black.

The White Stripes’ discography consists of six studio albums, two extended plays (EP), one video album, 26 singles and fourteen music videos. The band has sold approximately 12 million albums worldwide, 2 million in the US alone, and their latest three albums have each won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album.

On February 2, 2011, the band announced on their website that they had disbanded.

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  • xDx3xPx

    Get Behind Me Satan > White Blood Cells > Elephant > Icky Thump > De Stijl > The White Stripes

    30 Aug 12:35am Reply
  • LiberianLady

    I wish I could have known their music before. They're so fuckin' awesome... I'm addicted to them currently, I'm totally fascinated by their aesthetic and style. I hope they come back soon.

    28 Aug 3:39pm Reply
  • Constantine_OL

    All songs from The White Stripes are fuckin awesome! [2] Come back, please!

    24 Aug 8:59pm Reply
  • Levi0522

    Rag n Bone >>>>>>>>>>>>

    10 Aug 5:02pm Reply
  • wheresyourblues

    ну легенды же, легенды

    4 Aug 5:33pm Reply
  • kenikki

    Recently started listening to The White Stripes and hot damn! They're a shit ton better than I expected.

    25 Jul 3:27pm Reply
  • northern__light

    White Blood Cells and Elephant <3

    24 Jul 2:16pm Reply
  • wrobelek66

    Polish fanclub of Jackie and his bands: ;)

    19 Jul 7:54pm Reply
  • americanpsychoo

    que saudade desses tonto junto :( ♥

    17 Jul 2:34am Reply
  • harpseel

    I think it's so funny that the Black Math riff is straight recycled off of De Stijl

    14 Jul 7:48pm Reply
  • RiceCookie

    Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Joleeeeeeene!

    3 Jul 2:06pm Reply
  • EricValeev

    Icky Thump ♥

    24 Jun 8:47pm Reply
  • kelseymillz

    Just when I thought I needed some more Jack White in my life, he releases an incredible album and music video!! But really, I may miss the White Stripes, but Lazaretto honestly makes up for it

    13 Jun 3:12am Reply
  • karl_seifert

    Black Math putooosssss!!!!

    12 Jun 12:55am Reply
  • Otaviomaniezo

    feel in love with a girl, my favorite song. <3

    11 Jun 12:29am Reply
  • AndrePissiota

    Ahh cara, TWS é amor. <3

    6 Jun 2:45pm Reply
  • impronen

    Pretty good is a letdown after consistently achieving awesomeness. I really dont mean hes bad. Just not as good as he usea to be with Meg.

    5 Jun 3:57pm Reply
  • henrikfelix

    I just don't know what to do with myself <3 [4]

    5 Jun 2:05am Reply
  • cvn2nvc

    @impronen Nope. Way off the mark. Everything Jack White touches is pretty good.

    5 Jun 1:56am Reply
  • DenUltimata

    I just don't know what to do with myself <3 [8]

    1 Jun 10:04pm Reply
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