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It's been nearly a year since the White Stripes announced their dissolution, and now Jack White is ready to officially strike out on his own.
His solo debut album, "Blunderbuss," is scheduled for an April 24 release, reports Billboard. The first single, "Love Interruption," is currently streaming online, and will be available to purchase digitally starting tonight at midnight (9 p.m. PT).
If you prefer vinyl, that'll be made available on February 7.
White, who crafted "Blunderbuss" at his Third Man Studio in Nashville, explained in a statement that it's an album he "couldn't have released until now."
"I've put off making records under my own name for a long time, but these songs feel like they could only be represented under my name," he said. "These songs were written from scratch, had nothing to do with anyone or anything else but my own expression, my own colors on my own canvas."
It seems you either love Lana Del Rey or you love to hate her, and her album "Born To Die" - officially released tomorrow but having already leaked online - has brought out similarly mixed reviews.
Rolling Stone describes the 25-year-old as being " a starlet to music bloggers...but for the rest of us, she's just another aspiring singer who wasn't ready to make an album yet. Given her chic image, it's surprising how dull, dreary and pop-starved 'Born to Die' is."
The effort is "an impressive gambit," the Los Angeles Times says in its review, "that ultimately rings hollow because of a weak performance by the actor/singer Elizabeth Grant."
Between the first Golden Collar awards ceremony and the soon-to-be-retired four-legged star of a certain silent film, this year's awards season has all but gone to the dogs.
And yet, says Oscar nominee Martin Scorsese, industry observers have overlooked a rather hard-to-miss canine: Blackie, the Doberman who appears in Scorsese's Oscar nominated picture "Hugo."
The renowned filmmaker writes in a Los Angeles Times opinion piece that he was taken aback when he saw the Golden Collar Awards had nominated Jack Russell Terrier Uggie ("The Artist"; "Water for Elephants") twice in the best dog in a theatrical film category, but hadn't given Blackie any recognition for her work.
It's been rumored that Jennifer Lopez has been getting cozy with 20-something dancer Casper Smart, but the "Idol" judge told Matt Lauer on "Today" that she's still recovering from her recent split.
Lopez, who separated from husband Marc Anthony last July, told Lauer that the change in her personal life is "still fresh," adding that she doesn't know if she'll ever marry again. "It's not the time to think about [marriage] yet."
What is on her mind is her new show with her estranged spouse, "Q'Viva! The Chosen," which she continued to work on with Anthony following their separation.
The mystery behind Matthew Broderick's Ferris Bueller Super Bowl ad was short-lived, as Honda has released the extended commercial.
Although the teaser clip that circulated last week told viewers they'd have to wait until Sunday to see what Broderick was up to, we should know by now that the Internet waits for no official release date.
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