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White Strips In Sweepstakes For New Label Home
 

By GARY GRAFF
Of the Oakland Press

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The White Stripes — still claimed as Detroit’s own even though its two members now reside elsewhere — are looking for a new label home now that their record company, V2 Records, has closed. The music trade publica- tion Hits reports that the Stripes are looking for a somewhat maverick single-album deal rather than a long-term contract.

That has most companies backing off, although two majors — Warner Bros. and Interscope — are said to still be interested. It’s not known whether the deal also would include the Raconteurs, which Jack White co-founded with fellow Detroiter Brendan Benson. Both musicians now live in Nashville.

The White Stripes’ last album, 2005’s “Get Behind Me Satan,” sold about 850,000 copies in the United States. The Raconteurs’ Grammynominated 2006 debut, “Broken Boy Soldiers,” racked up about 425,000 sales.

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