The Raconteurs - Consolers Of The Lonely (2xLP)

The Raconteurs - Consolers Of The Lonely (2xLP)
The Raconteurs - Consolers Of The Lonely (2xLP)
Format: Vinyl (2xLP) 
Availability: Out Of Stock (Contact Us to know when this product will be available again)
Label (Code): Warner Bros / Third Man (456060-1)
Special Attributes: Comes in a triple gatefold sleeve. Contains four printed 9" x 9" sepia cards, one for each band member.
Release Date: 03/2008
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"Consolers of the Lonely comes together like a blissfully stoned conversation between White and Benson about their favorite bands: Led Zeppelin, the Who, Badfinger..." (

"Anybody who has followed Jack White's online screeds and offstage brawls knows that the White Stripes' mastermind can tend to get a little, well, defensive when he's challenged (and sometimes even when he's not), but this trait hasn't always surfaced on record -- at least not in the way he and his merry band of Raconteurs do on their second album, Consolers of the Lonely. At the very least, this bubbling blend of bizarro blues, rustic progressive rock, fractured pop, and bludgeoning guitars is a finger in the eye to anyone who dared call the band a mere power pop trifle, proof that the Raconteurs are a rock & roll band, but it's not just the sound of the record that's defiant. There's the very nature of the album's release: how it was announced to the world a week before its release when it then appeared in all formats in all retail outfits simultaneously..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Consoler Of The Lonely
A2 Salute Your Solution
A3 You Don't Understand Me
A4 Old Enough

B1 The Switch And The Spur
B2 Hold Up
B3 Top Yourself

C1 Many Shades Of Black
C2 Five On The Five
C3 Attention
C4 Pull This Blanket Off

D1 Rich Kid Blues
D2 These Stones Will Shout
D3 Carolina Drama

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