Stephen Colbert & Jack White Pt 1

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by 4inziksych, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. tem

    tem Well-Known Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    'instantly recognizable with paparrazi and fans chasing him rock star' ? No. probably not.

    'famous rock star' ? yes.

    Jack White as more Grammys, tho :)
  2. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    I had no idea who he was... I looked him up on wikipedia. He's in Linkin Park. So if you had asked if we knew who Linkin Park was, I think FAR more people would say yes. (You could say the same thing about Jack White.. though of course the White -> White Stripes connection is more obvious.)

    (Though, to nitpick, that makes him a rap "star", not a rock star.)
  3. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

    Apr 17, 2000
    Anyone buy the album? I'd like to get one, just as a souvenir, but I don't even have a record player any more so I'd have absolutely no way to play it. I'll probably grab the song off iTunes, but it's not the same.

  4. fmowry

    fmowry Well-Known Member

    Apr 30, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    Your first quote is more how I define famous, like the 5 out of 20 people on the street could pick him out of a lineup.

    Winning Grammys means something? ;)

    See, while I'm 43, I still buy new rock albums including the White Stripes. I still listen to my older crap too. My last 4 downloads were:

    Adelita's Way - Home School Valedictorians
    Rise Against - Endgame
    Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

    and to relive my hairband years:

    Black 'N Blue - Ultimate Collection: Black 'N Blue

    and of course I am forced to listen to Katy Perry and Ke$ha when I'm driving my daughter around.

    But you're right, arguing about rock stars here is about as pointless as any other thread!

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