Early last month, The White Stripes started their pre-sale for their limited edition box set, Under Great White Northern Lights, to commemorate their journey of performing in every province and territory of the of Canada. This captivating collection contains a DVD of the Emmett Malloy-directed documentary film, Under Great White Northern Lights, a live DVD of the band’s 10th Anniversary show, Under Nova Scotian Lights, as well as a CD/double LP of 16 live tracks, exclusive 7 inch, hard cover book of photographs and a silk-screened print. Although the package will not be available until March 16, 2010, pre-sale orders have already begun here.
The Limited Edition Box set includes:
DVD of the documentary film The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights, directed by Emmett Malloy (92 minutes).
DVD of the band’s 10th Anniversary show, The White Stripes Under Nova Scotian Lights, directed by Emmett Malloy (135 minutes).
The first-ever official live album from The White Stripes, featuring 16 songs recorded at various shows during their 2007 Canadian tour on both vinyl and CD. The double LP comes pressed on 180 gram black vinyl packaged in a gatefold jacket with a 6 panel insert unique to the box set. The CD accompanies the film and Anniversary show DVDs in a special 7” square 3 panel folder along with a 24 page bound booklet and slipcase.
7 inch vinyl featuring “Icky Thump” (Live) and “The Wheels On The Bus” (Live). Two versions available with different artwork and color of vinyl depending on your country of residence.
208 page hard cover book containing photographs of the Canadian tour shot by Autumn de Wilde with a foreword by Jim Jarmusch.
1 of 6 different silk-screened prints designed by Rob Jones.
The CD’s track listing is the following:
Let’s Shake Hands
The Union Forever
Ball and Biscuit
I’m Slowly Turning Into You
300 MPH Torrential Outpour Blues
We Are Going to Be Friends
I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself
Prickly Thorn, But Sweetly Worn
Fell In Love With a Girl
When I Hear My Name
Seven Nation Army
Fans will also be able to purchase standalone pieces of this set, including the film on DVD as well as CD and double vinyl of the 16 tracks on March 16, while the books will be available to purchase independently at a later date. The box set will be the only place you will be able to get the limited edition 7”, silk-screened print and Under Nova Scotian Lights 10th Anniversary show DVD.