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The Raconteurs
The Raconteurs


Background information
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Genre(s) Blues Rock
Folk-Rock
Alternative Rock
Years active 2005—present
Label(s) XL Recordings
Third Man Records
Associated acts The White Stripes
The Dead Weather
The Greenhornes
Goober & the Peas
Blanche
Website Website
Members
Jack White
Jack Lawrence
Brendan Benson
Patrick Keeler



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Information

The Raconteurs (also known as The Saboteurs in Australia) are an American rock band that was formed in Detroit, Michigan, featuring four members known for other musical projects: Jack White (of The White Stripes and The Dead Weather), Brendan Benson (solo), Jack Lawrence (of The Greenhornes, Blanche and The Dead Weather), and Patrick Keeler (also of The Greenhornes).


Albums
Consolers Of The Lonely (2008) Broken Boy Soldiers (2006)


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News

Raconteurs' Brendan Benson Announce New Solo Album Tracklisting

June 4, 2009
Brendan Benson, guitarist with the Raconteurs, has unveiled the tracklisting for his latest solo album. 'My Old, Familiar Friend' is due to be released on August 24 as the follow-up to 2005's 'The Alternative To love'.  Read more 

Seasick Steve And Jack White To Collaborate Together

January 22, 2009
Seasick Steve has revealed he plans to collaborate with The White Stripes and Raconteurs' Jack White. The guitarist, who has been nominated for Best International Male at the BRIT Awards, said the pair would enter the studio shortly.  Read more 

Jack White: 'James Bond Instigated Alicia Keys Collaboration'

August 22, 2008
Raconteurs frontman Jack White says James Bond was influential in finally brining his forthcoming collaboration with Alicia Keys to fruition. Keys has long made her desire to work with White public but other recording commitments have prevented the musicians from working together.  Read more 

The Raconteurs: 'Record Companies Are Losing The Plot'

May 9, 2008
The Raconteurs have attacked record labels – accusing them of giving up on their artists if albums fail to achieve quick success. “They stop. They consider it a failure. They are completely losing the plot,” explained the band’s guitarist Brendon Benson.  Read more 

The Raconteurs Extend North American Tour

April 1, 2008
The Raconteurs have extended their ‘Consolers Of The Lonely’ promoting North American tour. Jack White and co will now play a further eleven shows in May and June on top of the previously announced shows.  Read more 

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