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Jack White recruits Q-Tip for new single ‘Hi-De-Ho,’ shares acoustic track ‘Queen of the Bees’

Jack White has shared two new singles: a Q-Tip collaboration called “Hi-De-Ho” and an acoustic song called “Queen of the Bees.”

White is readying two upcoming albums: a “really hard” rock album called Fear of the Dawn and a “very mellow” acoustic record called Entering Heaven Alive. “Hi-De-Ho” appears on Fear of the Dawn, out April 8th via Third Man Records.

“Hi-De-Ho” opens with a killer guitar riff before sliding into a hard bass line as Q-Tip offers up a stream-of-consciousness verse. For most of the track, White sits back and lets Q-Tip take the lead as he offers up some driven melodies.

Listen to “Hi-De-Ho” below.

“Queen of the Bees,” on the otherhand, is a preview of Heaven Alive, out July 22nd. “Queen of the Bees” sees White delivering playful lines like, “I feel lonely/ When I’m left all alone/ I feel homely/ When you leave me at home.” Unlike “Hi-De-Ho,” this one is more of a whimsical tune.

Listen to “Queen of the Bees” below.

In addition to “Hi-De-Ho” and “Queen of the Bees,” the forthcoming albums feature previously released singles “Taking Me Back,” “Fear of the Dawn,” and “Love Is Selfish.”

Check out the tracklists for Fear of the Dawn and Entering Heaven Alive below.

Fear of the Dawn Tracklist:

01 – “Taking Me Back”
02 – “Fear of the Dawn”
03 – “The White Raven”
04 – “Hi-De-Ho (Feat. Q-Tip)”
05 – “Eosophobia”
06 – “Into the Twilight”
07 – “Dusk”
08 – “What’s the Trick?”
09 – “That Was Then (This Is Now)”
10 – “Eosophobia (Reprise)’
11 – “Morning, Noon and Night”
12 – “Shedding My Velvet”

Entering Heaven Alive Tracklist:

01 – “A Tip from You to Me”
02 – “All Along the Way”
03 – “Help Me Along”
04 – “Love Is Selfish”
05 – “I’ve Got You Surrounded (With My Love)”
06 – “Queen of the Bees”
07 – “A Tree on Fire from Within”
08 – “If I Die Tomorrow”
09 – “Please God, Don’t Tell Anyone”
10 – “A Madman from Manhattan”
11 – “Taking Me Back (Gently)”

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