When the pair convenes to work on a new album, the writing sessions get intense.
“And you can be as abusive as you can, but you’re never not going to be friends…you know at that point that it just works.
And because of that, Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart are two very different people.
The whole room was packed and dancing to reggae, and it was so lovely. ” Alison Mosshart, sprawled a bit sleepily in the highback chair across from Hince, perks up at the mention of the genre-busting poet and singer, once dubbed “the angriest punk of the ’70s” by the local paper of record. “I met her on the stairs backstage and she was so …
*Photograph by Edouard Plongeon.*When Alison Mosshart and Jack White formed The Dead Weather in 2009, a nation of Chelsea Girls and Modern Gainsbourgs trembled at the prospect of no more Kills records. Did you change your approach to writing at all over the break? He was writing a certain type of really English song. This is gonna be a really different record than the one before it.” With two people in a band, you’re pretty limited, in terms of what you can play, so it’s always going to be the idea over the ability. Pre-order it on and listen to the new single, “Satellite,” below.
After she went back to Florida, she continued writing songs with Jamie, by sending her ideas overseas to London, where he lived.
She became very exhausted and ill, so after saving money, Mosshart moved to London and the duo officially started.And with Jack White, Dean Fertita, and Jack Lawrence in The Dead Weather.If any "guest" on our show should ever get a producer credit, it's Alison.In that band, her stage name is "Baby Ruthless." Mosshart features on the 2006 Primal Scream song "Dolls (Sweet Rock and Roll)", from the album Riot City Blues, as well as on the Placebo song "Meds", the title track of their 2006 album.She also featured on Cage the Elephant's song "It's Just Forever", from "Melophobia".“Of course, balance has always been a very important way to how we work,” Hince continues.