Published Jan 11, 2021Jack White has just announced his latest solo release, which will be a sprawling live album. The record is called Jack White: Live at the Masonic Temple, and it will arrive as part of Third Man Records' Vault Package #47, which also includes a 7-inch capturing White's recent Saturday Night Live appearance.
Live at the Masonic Temple features the White Stripes hero's show at Detroit's Masonic Temple on July 30, 2014. The sprawling set — made up of a whopping 38 songs — will be presented over four LPs, all housed in a custom slipcase cover.
Here's how a press release describes the release:
On July 30th, 2014 Jack White played one of the most captivating live shows of his career. With the friendly confines of Detroit's Masonic Temple providing as much of a home field advantage as White could ever get, this tour-de-force, three hour plus, 38 song barn-burner of a set spanned the breadth of his recorded career and left all comers in its wake gobsmacked, a testament to the undiminished magnetism of a performer at the height of his powers.
Included on the massive tracklist are various Jack White solo tracks, White Stripes fan favourites and covers of Beck's "Devil's Haircut," Led Zeppelin's "Lemon Song," Hank Williams' "Ramblin' Man" and Junior Wells' "Hoodoo Man." The concert also found White playing alongside Dead Weather bandmates Alison Mosshart and Dean Fertita, who joined him for a rendition of "I Cut Like a Buffalo."
Right now, you can hear "Missing Pieces" from the live album over here.
As for the SNL 7-inch, it will feature White's October 2020 performance on the show.
The PR puts it like this:
Jumping in with two days' notice to fill the musical guest slot, White unleashed an explosive power trio medley of "Don't Hurt Yourself" (a song he co-wrote with Beyonce and included on her "Lemonade" album) into the White Stripes' classic "Ball and Biscuit" while interpolating elements of "Jesus Is Coming Soon," a song originally written by Blind Willie Johnson about the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak that feels uniquely relatable in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. On the flipside is White's blistering reimagination of his 2014 track "Lazaretto" with a brief, respectable, finger-tapping solo nod to Eddie Van Halen (performed on an EVH signature model guitar), who passed away earlier that week.
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Jack White: Live at the Masonic Temple:
1. Fell in Love with a Girl
3. The Big Three Killed My Baby
4. High Ball Stepper
6. Missing Pieces
7. Just One Drink
8. Hotel Yorba
9. You Know That I Know
10. Love Interruption
11. Weep Themselves to Sleep
12. I Cut Like a Buffalo
14. Hoodoo Man (Junior Wells cover)
15. Icky Thump
17. Ramblin' Man (Hank Williams cover)
18. Apple Blossom
19. Three Women
20. The Same Boy You've Always Known
21. We're Going To Be Friends
22. Sugar Never Tasted So Good
24. Alone in My Home
25. Steady, As She Goes
26. Ball and Biscuit
27. The Lemon Song (Led Zeppelin cover)
28. The Hardest Button to Button
29. Sixteen Saltines
30. Devils Haircut (Beck cover)
31. Hypocritical Kiss
32. That Black Bat Licorice
33. Would You Fight For My Love?
34. Blue Blood Blues
35. You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do As You're Told)
36. My Doorbell
37. I Fought Piranhas
38. Seven Nation Army