The Raconteurs Broken Boy Soldiers Review

The Raconteurs released "Broken Boy Soldiers " on May 15, 2006. In the Album Jack White takes his first true steps away from the White Stripes and creates a brand new sound with a Superband that lacks the "Temporarity". 

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Broken Boy Soldiers starts with the "really freakin' well known" song "Steady as She Goes". The blending of vocal harmonies creates the first bit of "ingenuity" as it showcases the two very different, and very unique, voices of Jack White and Brendan Benson. 

This ingenuity only becomes more apparent as the album continues. Using such instruments as the "Stylophone" and distorted voices, the entire experience is a unique one that won't be forgotten too easily. 

Speedy Songs 

Click Mouse Wheel to Open 

Steady as She Goes 
Broken Boy Soldiers 
Intimate Secretary 
Together 
Level 
Store Bought Bones 

Slower/Lighter Songs 

Hands 
Yellow Sun 
Call it A Day - No Video Available 
Blue Veins 

"Broken Boy Soldiers " has a lot of good hits, but there are 2 or 3 songs that aren't all that great, which is something you wouldn't expect from a group of such high class musicians.

Despite the few less desirable tracks, the album gives a great taste of what is to come from the Raconteurs in the future, and is definitely worth a buy.

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