Written by Jack White, it is the first single released from Icky Thump. The name of the track comes from the Northern England exclamation "Ecky Thump," roughly meaning "what the heck? The phrase was popularized in an episode of The Goodies.
Other associated names are: Jack White,Meg White. Icky Thump entered the UK Albums Chart at number one and debuted at number two on the Billboard withcopies sold. Iiiiiiiieeeeeee Icky thump Who'da thunk?
A ll bands have a sell-by date, but the White Stripes seemed destined for a shorter shelf life than most. Their music was self-consciously limited, their image so obviously contrived as to make your average Pop Idol look as grimily authentic as Wattie from the Exploited. And yet, a decade into their career, the White Stripes are still thriving.
Written by Jack Whiteit is the first single released from their sixth and final album of the same name. The name of the track comes from the Northern England exclamation " Ecky Thump ;" The phrase was popularized in an episode of the British sketch comedy series The Goodies. The album title was then changed to "Icky" to make it more accessible to American teenage audiences. The video was co-directed by Jack White and the Malloy Brothers.
The group consisted of drummer Meg White drums and occasional vocals and songwriter Jack White vocals, guitar, and keyboards. Meg and Jack White were previously married to each other, but are now divorced. After releasing several singles and three albums within the Detroit music scene, the White Stripes rose to prominence inas part of the garage rock revival scene.
The White Stripes discography. Torrential Outpour Blues - 5: Sittin' drunk on a wagon to Mexico Ah well, what a chum.
Iiiiiiiieeeeeee Icky thump Who'da thunk Sittin' drunk on a wagon to Mexico. And I swear Besides the hair She had one white eye One black nk stare Lookin' up Lyin' there On the stand near her hand Was a candy cane Black rum, sugar cane Dry ice and something strange. La la, la la la la la la la la la laaa laaa laaa White Americans, what Nothing better to do Why don't you kick yourself out You're an immigrant too Who's usin' who What should we do Well you can't be a pimp And a prostitute too Icky thump, handcuffed to a bunk Robbed blind looked around And there was nobody else Left alone I hit myself with a stone Went home And learned how to clean up after myself.
Template:Current singles Template:Single infobox. It is the first single released from their sixth album of the same name. The single debuted at 28 in the United States, making it not only the highest charting White Stripes single,  but also their first Top 40 appearance.
US artist was performing at the Governors Ball in New York when he decided to have some fun with his hit. The solo artist expanded a verse in the song to yell: "That's for you, Trump! Nothing better to do?