Jack White: ‘Bankruptcy Is the Only Reason the White Stripes Would Reform’

White Stripe fans shouldn’t hold their breath for a reunion, because according to the newly solo Jack White, the only way he would reform the band is if he “went bankrupt”.

In a new interview with NME, when asked if there was any chance the duo would reform, the former White Stripes singer stated, “I would probably say absolutely not. Absolutely no chance. I couldn’t see any reason to ever do that. I’m not the kind of person that would retire from baseball and come out of retirement the next year. I mean, if we went to all the trouble of telling people we’re done, we meant it you know?”

He continued: “If we were forced to change our mind about that, I can only imagine the reason being if we went bankrupt or really needed the cash, which would be a really sad thing. I would probably be issuing an apology along with the announcement of the show dates.”

Check out NME’s entire interview with Jack White here.

Jack White will release his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, on April 23rd via Third Man Records.



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