The White Stripes – “White Blood Cells” (2001)

November 4, 2010 at 7:56 am (Music, Reviews & Articles)

This Paul Bruno review comes from PopMatters, July 3, 2001…

In many ways, indie rock is like that other time-consuming, intermittently rewarding activity of one’s 20s: dating. Bands can be like lovers. Some bands you’ll be infatuated with for a short period. You listen to them constantly, but they slowly fade away when you realize there’s just not that much there. (“The sex was great, then we had to have a conversation”.) Others may bedazzle you with their idiosyncrasies (“He’s not like anyone I’ve ever met”), until those very same qualities start to irritate. (“Yeah, he’s a fucking weirdo”) There are some artists, however, who, like a great lover, please you time and time again. Album after album they continue to surprise you, delighting you emotionally, physically, and Read the rest of this entry »

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