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De Stijl (2000)

The White Stripes
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Blues-rock, Indie rock, Garage rock, Punk blues, Alternative rock, Garage punk

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De Stijl  /də ˈsteɪl/ is the second studio album by the American garage rock band The White Stripes, released on June 20, 2000 on Sympathy for the Record Industry. The album reached number thirty-eight on Billboard's Independent Albums chart in 2002, when The White Stripes' popularity began to grow. It has since become a cult favorite among White Stripes fans, due to the simplicity of the band's blues/punk fusion.
De Stijl ("the style" in English) was a Dutch art movement (including the painter Mondrian). Vocalist Jack White had been an admirer of the style for some time, especially of furniture designer Gerrit Rietveld. Rietveld designed the Rietveld Schröder House, which Jack and Meg White visited while on tour in the Netherlands. De Stijl was dedicated to Rietveld (as well as Blind Willie McTell.)
On February 5, 2008, Canadian media reported that former Radio-Canada host Dominique Payette filed a lawsuit against the White Stripes for using a nine-second clip of her interview with a little girl at the beginning of "Jumble, Jumble". She demanded $70,000 in damages and the removal of the album from store shelves.
All songs written by Jack White except where noted.

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1:49 You're Pretty Good Looking (for a Girl)
2:36 Hello Operator
3:06 Little Bird
2:13 Apple Blossom
3:09 I'm Bound to Pack It Up
4:29 Death Letter
2:51 Sister, Do You Know My Name?
3:14 Truth Doesn't Make a Noise
4:22 A Boy's Best Friend
1:58 Let's Build a Home
1:53 Jumble, Jumble
3:22 Why Can't You Be Nicer to Me?
2:29 Your Southern Can Is Mine
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