Beyoncé's Country Revolution: What's Behind the Breakthrough

Beyoncé thanks Jack White and sends him a bouquet of flowers

For his new, surprising album “Cowboy Carter” (read the review here) Beyoncé she ventured into the musical world of country, to proceed with this operation she said she was inspired by Jack White. To thank him for his unconscious help she decided to send him a bouquet of flowers. On the card that accompanied the lovely gift, the 42-year-old Texan musician wrote: “Jack, I hope you are well. I just wanted you to know how much you inspired me with this record. Love, Beyoncé.”

The Detroit rocker was pleasantly struck by this gesture and made it public by sharing it on his Instagram profile accompanied by a comment that says: “What a nice gesture to receive this morning here in Nashville from the very talented and kind Beyonce to celebrate her new album Cowboy Carter.

Madam, much love and respect for you, and thank you very much. Keep making beautiful and powerful music, no one sings like you.”

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Jack White
in the past they had the opportunity to work together on the song
“Don't Hurt Yourself”
included in the album by
of 2016
read the review here
). In an old interview given to NPR, the former frontman of
White Stripes
recounted how the collaboration between them came about: “I just talked to Beyoncé and she said, 'I want to be in a band with you.' I said, 'Really? Well, I'd like to do something.”

Then explaining how it came to life
“Don't Hurt Yourself”
Jack White
he said: “She took a rough lyrical outline and turned it into the most daring, vicious, incredible song. I don't even know how you could classify it: soul, rock and roll, whatever. “Don't Hurt Yourself” is incredibly intense. I'm so amazed at what she did with it.”