The White Stripes Disbands!

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In a move that shocked the world, The White Stripes have decided to call it quits. Read on for more information!

Say it ain’t so! The American rock duo, the White Stripes, composed of the songwriter Jack White and drummer Meg White, has just announced the end of their world-renowned band.

Here’s what they had to say to their loyal fans:

“The White Stripes do not belong to Meg and Jack anymore. The White Stripes belong to you now and you can do with it whatever you want. The beauty of art and music is that it can last forever if people want it to. Thank you for sharing this experience. Your involvement will never be lost on us and we are truly grateful.”

Sincerely,
Meg and Jack White
The White Stripes

You can read the full announcement at their official site. So before its too late, you can still grab a Meg Diana+ and Jack Holga and keep the White Stripes together FOREVER. In the meantime, visit the White Stripes Lomography microsite to find out more about our analogue collaboration with them!

written by cruzron on 2011-02-03 #news #jack #meg #diana #white-stripes #holga #news #music #band

17 Comments

  1. niko_fuzzy
    niko_fuzzy ·

    :(

  2. kylethefrench
    kylethefrench ·

    its sad, cherish what we had

  3. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    :'(

  4. brandonwong
  5. javihacefotos
    javihacefotos ·

    :(

  6. rav_bunneh
    rav_bunneh ·

    Nooooooooooooooo *sad bunny*

  7. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    :(

  8. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    time to look for a new band to carry this brand
    sad news

  9. larahacefotos
    larahacefotos ·

    :'(

  10. basho
    basho ·

    But the Meg Diana + sold out long ago! I saw some on sale on e-bay but too pricey...

    Anyway, cheer up! Jack's side band, The Raconteurs, are as good as The White Stripes if not better! :o)

  11. oneira1927
    oneira1927 ·

    tears

  12. johnccc
    johnccc ·

    Gone , but never forgotten.

  13. orangeuke
    orangeuke ·

    :( they will never be gone!

  14. ghost
    ghost ·

    i almost sobbed when i heard it. the white strips site introduced me to the Holga. and now i have Holga and Diana. along with ever CD jack white has made (from The White Stripes first album to The DeadWeather Sea Of Cowards). one of my life goals was to see them live... -sigh- i guess that will never happen.

  15. domemerson
    domemerson ·

    :-((((((

  16. lola_moon
    lola_moon ·

    sad news...love them!

  17. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    It's so sad, more than their divorce married news

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