Under Great White Northern Lights (2LP 180 Gram Vinyl) Overview
In the summer of 2007, shortly after the release of their 6th album 'Icky Thump', The White Stripes headed north of their hometown of Detroit to embark on an ambitious journey across Canada. The plan was to play a show in every province and territory in Canada, from B.C. to Newfoundland to Nunavut. 'Having never done a tour of Canada, Meg and I thought it was high time to go whole hog... from the ocean to the permafrost' says...Read Full Story
A bunch of people had a kick-ass time at a sweaty show we couldn’t score tickets to? Awesome! Thanks for reminding us! Generally speaking, tour films suck. Fortunately, The White Stripes‘ Under Great White Northern Lights is less a tour doc than an illuminating feature film about the simple yet complicated Detroit rock duo.
In the summer of 2007, Jack and Meg White travel across Canada for the first time, bringing their loud, lo-fi sound to towns and venues of all sizes, from smoky, beer...Read Full Story
The White Stripes haven’t put out an album since 2007’s superb Icky Thump, so you can understand the anticipation surrounding the release of their new live disc, Under Great White Northern Lights. The album was recorded during the duo’s 2007 tour of Canada to support Icky Thump, and it does a fantastic job of capturing them in all their large-and-loud glory.
Under Great White Northern Lights will be a must-own for White Stripes fans, as will a standalone documentary of the same name that...Read Full Story
The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights Sneak-Peek Theatrical Screenings of the Canadian Tour Film Kick-Off This Week at AMC Theaters and other locations across the country!
Beginning Friday, February 26th in Seattle and Toronto, the Emmett Malloy-directed documentary film, The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights, which captured that incredible journey will be making its way across North America for a series of special screenings – allowing fans a peek into the touring...Read Full Story
Release Date: Genre: Documentary | Music Cast: Jack White, Meg White Director: Emmett Malloy Studio: IFC Films Plot: In 2007 the legendary American duo White Stripes toured Canada. Besides playing the usual venues they challenged themselves and played in buses, cafés and for Indian tribal elders. Music video director Emmett Malloy followed the band and managed to capture both the special tour, extraordinary concert versions of the band’s minimalist, raw, blues-inspired rock songs and the...Read Full Story