Well, at least he impressed me, and I bet if you listen to this Sound Opinions interview you will be too. You’ll be impressed by his intelligence; he’s obviously well read. His lack of pretension is refreshing, and the obvious joy he takes in music as an art form is tangible.
I’ve never been much of a fan of Jack White. The White Stripes drum and guitar thing never connected with me, and I never felt compelled to give his music a try until now. His first solo record, “Blunderbuss” was recently released, and I’m looking forward to giving White’s music a serious listen.