With the June 19 release date of Icky Thump, The White Stripes’ follow-up to Get Behind Me Satan, Jack White’s concern for “indie cred” is at an all-time low. With the Stripes signed to Warner Brothers, having used a modern studio to record their latest album and recording a song for a Coke commercial, White is unfazed.
“Everything’s happening at the right time,” he says. “In some ways, we look back and we’re kind of like, ‘Man, maybe we were stupid with this naive thing about if artistic freedom and business collide, something bad happens.'”http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003587606