Celebrating 20 years of White Blood Cells! This special edition 'peppermint pinwheel' variant is a one-time edition and will not be repressed. Comes with a printed foldout insert. Here's the old Lab review from back when the album was only ten (!) years old:
I can't believe it's been more than 10 years since the White Stripes released this album. Just the other day I was listening to "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" in my girlfriend's car and hearing the sounds of "We're Going To Be Friends" coming from that nostalgic scene from the Napoleon Dynamite movie and wondering what to do after college. Fast forward a decade, and now the band has collaborated with everyone from Beck to Alicia Keys, Jack White's band the Raconteurs have reached a admirable success of their own (as well as the Dead Leaves), and the fact that last year Jack White was featured in a movie called It Might Get Loud, where he talks electric guitars with legends Jimmy Page and The Edge, I think it's a perfect time for this 180 gram repress. Besides the other big songs, "Hotel Yorba" and "Fell in Love With a Girl" the whole album really shows their mastery and range of bare bones rock. Recommended.
- 20th anniversary special edition pressing of The White Stripes' 2001 studio album
- 'peppermint pinwheel' colored vinyl
- includes printed foldout insert
- limited edition one-time pressing
- music label: Third Man Records 2021
reviewed by Cmish 12/2010