With last month's surprise one-off (well, two if you count the B-side) collaboration with Detroit hip-hop producer Black Milk, Jack White (The Dead Weather, Raconteurs), in the midst of what appears to be a rather volatile portion of his career, incited a flurry of speculation as to whom he would pair with next. As unexpected as the Milk session was, today's release of of his Insane Clown Posse-featured, Mozart-reimagined track "Leck Mich Im Arsch" ("Lick me in the arse") was a bit of a curve ball.
Broken down stylistically, who better/worse to trash-up Mozart's trashy side than ICP? I suppose somebody had to do it. So here we have it, with one of the most prolific guitarists of all time handling production, the face-painted Juggalo demi-gods Shaggy and Violent J (wish I didn't know that) bring novelty to a whole new level:
Side note: In case you're hungry for more Jack White/ICP action, you should a) schedule a discount lobotomy, then b) hold tight, because the website for White's Third Man Records reports that the b-side to this 7" (out September 13) contains a song that "finds Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope telling tall tales about a shotgun wedding, meth problems, and moonshine . . . all pretty common-fare for a twangy country song birthed in Nashville." Hey, Miracles happen every day!