Third Man Records is releasing The Blue Series, The Story Behind The Color, with pre-orders now up at the webstore. The 282-page book, detailing the series and its growth, includes:
— Extensive interview with Jack White covering the span of the Series, musicians involved, recording techniques, and the direct influence of the Series on his own career.
— Interviewees include Stephen Colbert, Dwight Yoakam, Courtney Barnett, Kate Pierson, Wanda Jackson, Insane Clown Posse, First Aid Kit, Mildred and the Mice, Dex Romweber, Lillie Mae, Ruby Amanfu and more Blue Series artists. In these exclusive interviews, artists describe their Blue Series recording experience in a behind-the-scenes look at their own creative process and the creative process of producer Jack White. The immediacy of the recordings and unusual circumstances create stories rife with insight and interesting moments.
It also features a 7″ blue vinyl single of unreleased songs from First Aid Kit and Gibby Haynes.
The book will be released on June 6.