This album paired the legendary Lynn with Jack White at the production helm and was met with overwhelmingly glowing praise the average rating via Metacritic is 97 out of a , tying it with Brian Wilson's "Smile" as their highest-rated, non-reissue album of all time. With all songs penned solely by Lynn, the vibe here is both raw and heartfelt.
Search for products on our site Search. Adults Kids Outerwear Accessories Sale. On her new album, Van Lear Rose , producer and admirer Jack White who dedicated White Blood Cells to Lynn in immediately erases that friction with a rawer, in-one-take live sound that adds texture to her songs without overpowering her voice.
White's intention isn't to update or revise Lynn's music or her persona, but simply to recast her voice in a new setting, to make her sound like she's right back in Butcher Hollow. To this end, White has corralled a backing band that consists not of Nashville veterans, but of young 'uns from the decidedly non-rural locales of Detroit and Cincinnati.
Dubbed the Do Whaters by Lynn "I named them that because they got in there and did whatever we needed them to! Together, they prove a dynamic backing band, able to set a warm country atmosphere but not afraid to make some rock noise.
And they do just that on the first single, "Portland, Oregon". Lynn and White exchange verses about sloe gin fizzes and drunk lovin', recalling her adultery duets with Conway Twitty but with more of a boisterous sound, courtesy of White's Zep blues riffs. On "Mrs. Header Main Place Ads. Canon Fodder. By Stephen Deusner. Leave a comment. Suggested Reads. Sign up now to receive BGS to your inbox.