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Horehound

The Dead WeatherAudio CD
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Baton down the hatches! The Dead Weather are back. The Nashville-based 4-piece have announced plans for the release of their sophomore album Sea Of Cowards. The band exploded onto the music scene early last year with a stunning debut that combined the furious talents of members Alison Mosshart (vocals/ guitar), Jack White (vocals/drums), Jack Lawrence (bass/drums) and Dean Fertita ... Read more in Amazon's The Dead Weather Store

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  • Audio CD (July 14, 2009)
  • Original Release Date: July 14, 2009
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • ASIN: B0028SVXPS
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,580 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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The Dead Weather is fronted by Alison Mosshart (known to music fans as one half of London-based rock outfit The Kills) and includes The Raconteurs' Jack Lawrence on bass, Queens Of The Stone Age member Dean Fertita on guitar and Jack White on drums and vocals. White produced Horehound, which was recorded in just three weeks at the newly constructed Third Man Studio, also designed from the ground up by Jack White.

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71 of 76 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Why am I surprised? July 16, 2009
Format:Audio CD
There were a few reasons I wasn't expecting much from the Dead Weather. For one, the Raconteurs, while no doubt their own separate thing from the White Stripes, still have a pretty strong resemblance to each member's earlier work. I figured the last thing we needed was another band from Jack with the same sound. I also don't care for the Kills much, so with that, and all the exposure this new band was getting before anyone heard much from them, I was bracing myself the worst. Boy can you imagine my surprise as soon as I finally put this CD in.

While you can tell with the Raconteurs who wrote each song just by listening and comparing to each persons older work, the Dead Weather have a sound that is completely their own. It's murky, fuzzy, aggressive, bluesy, Southern goth-y, and sometimes brooding. It's a sound that they maintain perfectly throughout the whole album. Dean Fertita and Jack Lawrence compliment each other very well, and together, they manufacture some absolutely hair-raising sounds throughout Horehound. Allison Mosshart is perfect for this band, and puts in a great performance. Jack White plays behind the kit in the same way he plays guitar: steady, straight-forward, dynamically, and skillfully while always putting the good of the song ahead of showing off. He also has a few vocal spots and delivers pretty well.

I don't want to compare the Dead Weather with any of White's other band's anymore. The White Stripe comparisons have dogged the Raconteurs to the point where I wonder how much longer they will be around. The Dead Weather are their own band and deserve to be looked at as their own band, not just the sum of their parts.
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34 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Powerful LP July 14, 2009
By Mike D.
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Wow -- The Dead Weather nail it with a great, hard-edged LP that is steeped in the blues and heavy, heavy rock. It's a combination of late 70's Zeppelin, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (sans the comedy), a bit of early Dead Meadow, with a dash of NIN's. It's essentially its own genre. And, it sounds awesome live.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy vinyl from Amazon! August 21, 2009
Format:Vinyl|Verified Purchase
All the hype is well deserved. The Dead Weather may turn out to be a one-off, but they sure don't sound like it. You'd swear they had been together for years, not months. I won't compare them to their members' other bands, or any other bands for that matter, because their sound is their own. This one's essential.

However, I regret buying the vinyl version of this album from Amazon. Here's why: some, if not all, of Amazon's fulfillment centers do not have album shipping boxes. Instead, they throw them in a general-purpose box that is too large. Unless you like your album jackets dog-eared or bent, you'll do better by purchasing it from a dealer who knows how to ship vinyl.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars swlabr February 12, 2010
By who me
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Hey My Lords and Ladies, Droogies, and all critters of the animal kingdom. Let me punch you in the face about something.
I know I shouldn't drink and critique' music, but I'm all excited about something.
Just heard the album, "Horehound" by the DEAD WEATHER.
It rocks harder than anything for like the last 20 years....
I know I'm 55 yrs. old, but this CD makes me wanna gobble halucinogens, Have sex in a strangers car. Set it on fire, then run into the woods laughing.
Just like Sister Ray said. Goo goo goo goo goodbye.
5 STARZ
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Who said Rock was dead? January 28, 2010
Format:Audio CD
Leave it up to one man from one of the most hip hop influenced cities in the world to save American Rock N' Roll as we know it. Without Jack White a lot of children would grow up without knowing what a guitar is. In the age of the ringtone, Soulja Boy, and fewer musical programs in schools kids only know what true musical ability and creativty is through such artists.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LP - Analogue & Sounds Excellent Loud. November 26, 2009
Format:Vinyl
Excellent LP. Buy the vinyl if you have a turntable, it sounds way better than the CD.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Horehound, The Dead Weather September 11, 2009
Format:Audio CD
This album is classic, yet modern and innovative. I will enjoy it for years to come regardless if this band continues to make music. I bought it because I am a big Jack White fan probably like a lot of people. But the whole band is good, especially the singer Alison; she belts it. Like much of Jack's music, it is hard driving blues-rock. Jack pounds on the drums and has simple yet catchy drum patterns, the guitars are loud and tonal without excessive soloing, some bass highlights, the keys/synth are phenomenal (one of my favorite parts of their live performance). Jack sings a few songs, Allison does the majority of the singing. Alison rocks.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure caustic joy July 27, 2009
Format:Audio CD
It's fast, dark, loud. It's part 60s garage, part 70s hard rock, part eerie folk right out of Marcus's "Old Weird America." Add a dash of 80s glam and new orleans jazz, and shine it up with a fuzzy over-saturated sound that could only come from Jack White's magical 8-track.

Alison Mosshart's passionate, angry, caustic singing blends perfectly with Fertita's cutting, overdriving guitar. Oh Alison Mosshart, brutal slayer of our hearts. She's like if Robert Plant and Janis Joplin had a daughter who died and was reincarnated into the dark angel of blues. Mosshart's lyrics are characteristically dark, banshee temper tantrum ballads. Her style is somewhat similar to her previous work with The Kills, but she seems more wild and unhinged with The Dead Weather.

And as other reviewers have noted, even though this is a rock super-group, the sound is entirely new, entirely their own. But a few things are familiar: the raw but pure sound of Jack White's recording process, and his tradition of ending an album with a simple, enigmatic, low-fi folk song.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Jack White's band rocking it.
Great Jack White stuff. Several stand out tracks. I do like the other CD they have out better. This is good though.
Published 1 month ago by Mark
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesomeness
One of my most favorite bands ever!!
Published 2 months ago by Lesa Skylor Blue Cole
3.0 out of 5 stars Horehound
The music is ok. TI most probably wouldnt purchase any further music, only download P2P if any would be available.
Published 4 months ago by Robert Duplissey
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Album
Enjoyed the album. I like some songs more than others. Reasonable variety. The album is a slow, rolling boil. (for some reason Amazon demands more words... there amazon. Read more
Published 5 months ago by T. Mock
4.0 out of 5 stars Not just good cheekbones
I started with *Sea of Cowards* and then got this. Then I went and started buying Kills records. I like Jack White, but I am officially obsessed Alison Mosshart. Read more
Published 10 months ago by vvv
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Album
Never heard of them until I happend by chance to hear one of their songs on an alternate rock station. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Christopher
5.0 out of 5 stars Great album...
Great album... I bought this on a whim and in conjunction with JW's "Blunderbuss" and couldn't be happier with it. Read more
Published 12 months ago by ZeroBoy
4.0 out of 5 stars Good for even an oldie
This music is one, maybe two generations past my time, but i still like it a lot. Several songs are keepers, a very good average for my tastes.
Published 14 months ago by J. Gunnells
5.0 out of 5 stars great
Never heard of this group because radio in my area is horrible and limited. Horribly limited. Either way, love this group and this album.
Published 16 months ago by Jeffrey T. Biros
5.0 out of 5 stars Shipped on time!
I've been a fan of Jack White, and decided to buy an album from his latest band with the remainder of my Christmas money. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Chris Stockbridge
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