By Zachary Swickey
Jack White never fails to surprise us, but he has taken it to a whole other level with the announcement of a collaboration with the foul-mouthed crew Insane Clown Posse (yes, you read that correctly).
Fresh off helping Danger Mouse with his spaghetti-western project, Rome, White has issued a press release detailing the unimaginable hook-up with the Faygo-dousing clowns, who are generally viewed as outcasts from mainstream music.
A single titled “Leck Mich Im Arsch,” (which supposedly translates to “Lick me in the arse”), will be going on sale as a 7” vinyl and digital download on September 13 via White’s Third Man Records. The tune reportedly uses a classical melody dating back to 1782 from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A teaser of the track sounds about as strange as you’d expect.
White helmed the boards for the production of the song, while JEFF the Brotherhood provided the music. A B-side titled “Mountain Girl” sounds deep with “tall tales about a shotgun wedding, meth problems and moonshine.”
White’s Third Man Records has become a stable for random, unexpected releases. He released two singles for Conan O’Brien, including their duet recorded on Conan’s “Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour.” Also, just a few months ago, White teamed up with Stephen Colbert for “Charlene II (I’m Over You),” which debuted on “The Colbert Report.” They even sold copies out of White’s awesome rolling record store on the streets of New York City.