Jack and Meg bring us more authentic modern blues-rock from 'Elephant',
an album that is a major contender for any album of the year poll...
'The Hardest Button...' is true to form for the Stripes - with the
exception of the added bass that adds an even rawer, rumbling edge -
with the energy upfront and the effect of the 'period' recording
techniques giving a patina of the seventies without sounding at all
dated. Also, featured on the single is version of the Soledad Brothers
'St. Ides Of March' recorded as a soundcheck for a show in Berlin in
April. The track is slow and bluesy, graduating to a passionate fury -
and again is staggering to listen to.
Release Date : 17 November 2003
The Hardest Button To Button
St. Ides Of March
The Hardest Button To Button (Video)