Respect Commander

Album: Boarding House Reach (2018)
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Songfacts®:

  • This polyrhythmic rocker mixes a galloping electro beat, irregular sound effects and trademark Jack White killer riffs. In the past one of Jack White's biggest concerns was being able to reproduce the sound live but this didn't worry him when writing for Boarding House Reach. He told Mojo:

    "On Respect Commander, where we sped up the drumbeat so fast it's an almost impossible speed for a drummer to play. The engineer said, 'well, this is unplayable now.' But I said, 'No, we're just on the edge of it being unplayable.. That sounds like a good, uncomfortable place to be.'"

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