A snippet of the interview from mercurynews.com:|
"Q: How does your involvement in the Raconteurs affect the White Stripes?
A: We weren't sure at first. In the normal business sense it would have been crazy to put aside this successful band and go start a new one. And it is hard in ancillary ways. For instance, I played some shows with Meg in the middle of a Raconteurs tour, and stopping the train and getting into a whole different set of songs was difficult. But now we just say, "This is a White Stripes year'' and "This is a Raconteurs year.''
Check out the entire interview here.