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The Dead Weather

Crafting a darkly potent mix of garage, blues, punk, and rock & roll informed by the members' other projects, the Dead Weather features Jack White, the Kills' Alison Mosshart, Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Dean Fertita, and the Raconteurs' "Little Jack" Lawrence. The group began in 2008 after the Raconteurs' U.S. tour with the Kills: Toward the end of the tour, bronchitis made it difficult for White to sing as much as usual, so Mosshart was drafted to sing several of his songs. Her on-stage chemistry with the band led White, Mosshart, Lawrence, and White's house guest Fertita to record a cover of Gary Numan's "Are Friends Electric?" The newly formed band began working on a full album at White's Third Man Studios in Nashville Tennessee, with White on drums for the first time since his days with Goober & the Peas. The Dead Weather finished recording their album in a matter of weeks and made its live debut in March 2009, performing a short set for 150 friends at Third Man's offices to celebrate the release of the single Hang You from the Heavens/Are Friends Electric?. Horehound, the Dead Weather's debut album, arrived that summer. The band continued to tour and record through 2009, and Mosshart announced that their second album was halfway done that October. In March 2010, the single Die by the Drop arrived. Sea of Cowards, which boasted a heavier and more integrated sound than the band's debut, appeared that May. That year, the Dead Weather contributed the song "Rolling in on a Burning Tire" to the Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack. In 2013, White announced that the band was working on new material, and the 7" Open Up (That's Enough)/Rough Detective arrived late that year as a part of a package from Third Man Records subscription service The Vault. Further singles heralded the release of the Dead Weather's third album Dodge and Burn -- which featured remastered versions of the previously issued songs along with new material -- in September 2015. ~ Heather Phares
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  1.   Song
  2.   Treat Me Like Your Mother
  3.   I Cut Like a Buffalo
  4.   I'm Mad
  5.   Hang You from the Heavens
  6.   Die by the Drop
  7.   Blue Blood Blues
  8.   I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)
  9.   60 Feet Tall
  10.   Hustle and Cuss
  11.   So Far from Your Weapon
  12.   New Pony
  13.   Gasoline
  14.   Are Friends Electric?
  15.   Open Up
  16.   Cop and Go
  17.   Buzzkill(er)
  18.   Bone House
  19.   Too Bad
  20.   Mile Markers
  21.   Three Dollar Hat
  22.   No Horse
  23.   Will There Be Enough Water?
  24.   3 Birds
  25.   Lose the Right
  26.   It's Just Too Bad
  27.   Rough Detective
  28.   Rolling in on a Burning Tire
  29.   The Difference Between Us
  30.   Jawbreaker
  31.   I Can't Hear You
  32.   Old Mary
  33.   Rocking Horse
  34.   No Hassle Night
  35.   Impossible Winner
  36.   Let Me Through
  37.   Looking at the Invisible Man
  38.   Be Still
  39.   A Child of a Few Hours Is Burning to Death

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