Jack White Premieres Video for "High Ball Stepper," from New Album, 'Lazaretto'

Jack White has posted an interesting, guitar-packed instrumental track from his upcoming 2014 album, Lazaretto, which will be released June 10 via Third Man Records.

The song, "High Ball Stepper," was written by White and features White on guitar, plus the following musicians:

Carla Azar: Drums
Catherine Popper: Bass
Lillie Mae Rische: Fiddle
Brooke Waggoner: Piano
Maggie Björklund: Pedal steel
Ruby Amanfu: Backing vocals, tambourine

The video, which focuses on a speaker cone and lots of liquids in motion (paint, perhaps?) was directed by Ben Swank and James Cathcart.

White fans should bear in mind that "High Ball Stepper" isn't meant to be the album's first single. That honor is reserved for the album's title track, "Lazaretto," which will be released later this month.

For more about the album, check out jackwhiteiii.com.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.