Jack White: Taking Me Back (Gently)

Recording artist Jack White’s first new solo material since 2018, “Taking Me Back (Gently)” is the (unsurprisingly) gentler, folksier second song on a new two-track release that begins with a raucous, percussive rock number of the same name. The latter also appears within the trailer for the Call of Duty: Vanguard video game. With nods to bluegrass, and impeccable violin playing, the softer iteration feels …

The White Stripes: City Lights

Out on 9 September, the 26-track double LP Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 will be a trove of unreleased music spanning the acclaimed musician’s entire career. Released today, “City Lights” offers a glimpse at what’s to come. Originally written as a White Stripes song for 2005’s Get Behind Me Satan, the track was revisited in 2015—much to our delight. It’s thoughtful, dreamy and filled with …