Former White Stripe and Third Man Records boss, Jack White has announced his new solo album, Boarding House Reach with a pair of new singles. Premiering on Zane Lowe‘s Beats1 show yesterday evening, the two tracks showcase wildly different sides of White’s new record with ‘Respect Commander’ verging on George Clinton-esque funk, full of wild synths and howling guitar licks and ‘Connected by Love’ combining White’s signature penchant for the blues and old-school Americana with a more experimental production style.
White also shared a video for the latter of the two singles. Directed by Pasqual Gutierrez it follows a series of characters, including White himself, after a mysterious celestial body appears in the sky. The appearance of the object at first appears to unite the video’s characters, with scenes of families caring for one another before thing progress and some of the characters are driven to the limits of their sanity with White frantically pacing around a hotel room. Watch the video for ‘Connected by Love’ below and listen to ‘Respect Commander’ here.
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