Jack White launched his live solo career on long-running US sketch show Saturday Night Live last night (March 3)
The former White Stripes man performed two tracks off of his debut solo album ‘Blunderbuss’, due for release on April 23, on the show guest hosted by Lindsay Lohan.
White also debuted two new bands – one all-female, one all-male.
Scroll down the page and click to see videos of Jack White playing debut solo single ‘Love Interruption’ and the previously unheard ‘Sixteen Saltines’.
For ‘Love Interruption’, he was backed by a six-piece all-female six-piece band, while ‘Sixteen Saltines’ featured a five-piece all-male band, including a violin player.
The latter is a heavier rock song in a similar vein to that of The White Stripes and had White throwing himself around the stage.
The appearance precedes White’s debut solo live shows, which will take place at the end of this month in United States.
Jack White returns to the UK in the summer and will play at Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend on June 23-24, alongside Lana Del Rey and The Maccabees.
‘Blunderbuss’ is produced by the man himself and recorded at his Third Man Studio in Nashville.
To learn more about Jack White’s career, head to iTunes.com.apple.com/nme-icons, where you can purchase a special NME iPad app detailing the celebrated singer/guitarist/producer’s past 15 years in rock’n’roll.
A one-off NME Icons special issue magazine dedicated to White is also available – see Backstreet-merch.com for details of how to purchase.