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Jack White doesn’t have a cellphone yet and he’s fine with it.
The musician spoke with Apple Music’s Jane Lowe before releasing her two new upcoming albums. Fear of dawn And To enter the living heaven. He admits to the host how difficult it is in modern society without cell phones.
“There’s a lot I can’t do now … like during an epidemic, trying to test a covid and dragging it to a place and trying to scan the QR code,” he recalls. “Well, I don’t have a phone and they said, ‘Then you can’t check.’ And I said, “Ah, man.”
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Although White doesn’t have a cellphone, he thinks those “days are numbered” especially since his children have their own mobile devices.
“I think every parent I know complains about how much their kids use the phone but a few years ago I had an epiphany that was a little weird to say, ‘Hey, you’re using your phone too much, you’re Too much on the phone ‘and then go back to my adult friends who are in it as much as they are, “the 46-year-old admitted.
In fact, the singer managed to find a unique experience without having to plug in. He remembers an incident at the airport when he missed his flight to Detroit. He couldn’t order an Uber on a phone and there was no payphone nearby, so he lined up to wait for a taxi cab.
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“I’m talking to this amazing cab driver and learning about his family and how he came from Minneapolis and all this,” White said. “But there are 20 people in line for the cab and I am standing there. Everyone is on their phone and I’m the only one standing there with no one to talk to. And I started thinking, ‘Wow, what were we all doing before? Are we just looking? ‘ I guess we looked and we started talking and that’s all. “
The full interview with Jane Lowe is available on Apple Music 1.