Tenacious D: 'Our Album Is Better Than Jack White's'

Jack Black claims his band Tenacious D deserve more love from critics, but claim the band will be remembered over their music rivals in a hundred years time.

Tenacious D: 'Our Album Is Better Than Jack White's'
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Jack Black claims his band Tenacious D deserve more love from critics, but claim the band will be remembered over their music rivals in a hundred years time. In a new interview with Reuters he says his new album, "Rize Of The Fenix" will be denied the attention it deserves because he and bandmate Kyle Gass are seen as "clowns". "I do love [Jack White's] 'Blunderbuss', I love the Foo [Fighters], I love Tom Waits, his new record is incredible... and Gotye... but our album is better than all of those, and because we're clowns, we don't get that kind of love," said Black. "In a hundred years' time, no-one will remember Gotye or the rest, but the shining beacon of The D - they're going to start religions after us." However, while critical praise may have eluded the band so far, their new album is on course for No.1 this week, so it's not all bad news... Thanks for the report to Gigwise.com.

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    Mack888
    Pretty sure I've seen almost the exact same quote from him used in an article on here before...hmmm... One of us needs to lay off the weed, UG!
    GrungeHippie26
    Misleading title UG. Come on, you gotta stop trying to get views with that shit. If you read the article, then you'd know thats not even what he said..
    amac535
    Did you think after 5 days we would forget the previous article? Same quote just a truncated article.
    Salvo416
    Camron62\m/ wrote: still, they don't have to be cocky. long live the D.
    They were even being cocky on their album cover! bahahaha!
    K.i.S.A.
    Camron62\m/ wrote: still, they don't have to be cocky. long live the D.
    But being cocky is part of their image! They play open mic nights and sing songs about how they're the biggest band in the world and every woman lusts after them. The concept is silly but the way they pull it off is legendary. Long live the D!!
    Salvo416
    Not a fan of either but I heard their album and comparing it to Jack Whites, I say Jack Whites is far superior.
    INstaNt-RocK
    WholeLottaIzzy wrote: Jack White, Tom Waits > Tenacious D. All day, everyday.
    While you're not getting much love for that comment, you're no less completely correct, sir. LET THE BUTT HURT ROLL ON!
    INstaNt-RocK
    In fairness, Jack Black cant even call himself a clown anymore after Gulliver's Travels. Vengeful clowns are tracking him down with high powered rifles for that piece of shit.
    stratomaiden
    wow UG are trolls themselves. i'll bet you $500 that i'll get downvotes and those downvotes come from UG
    DejaSenti
    You guys, get it? Because he's Jack BLACK, he oughtta be better than Jack WHITE. Derp.
    thrillho341
    Heard the rise of the fenix song on some late night show yesterday it was ****ing LAME AS FUCK!
    link no1
    True, the D is far superior to Jack White.
    In a hundred years' time, no-one will remember Gotye or the rest, but the shining beacon of The D - they're going to start religions after us
    Also true, I will join this religion.
    cbabb7
    Well he doesnt help his cause. He says they are denied the attention cuz they are seen as clowns. But in the next para he says "because were clowns we dont get that kind of love." But ya Tenacious D rocks.
    DarkLordArthur
    I can't believe people are taking what Jack said seriously. He may really mean it, but it is to be taken as a joke, as everything else he says. However, I don't understand why music critics would elude the band, they make music after all, and GOOD music if you ask me (or anyone, for that matter).
    dewitt
    ...in case you didn't read the other half of the article they posted 5 days ago... which was still there Monday morning.
    Galvatron
    He is right. I dont listen to them for that very reason. My dislike of Jack Black being the second reason.
    Tigershark2112
    UG posts over-controversial titles to tame articles to create drama and gossip so more people see the ads. And it's working. Whatever keeps the site free, I guess =/
    RoomOnFire03
    Galvatron wrote: He is right. I dont listen to them for that very reason. My dislike of Jack Black being the second reason.
    Do you not like to laugh uncontrollably while you ROCK?!
    OxMxGxTACOS
    I've always deemed them as a actual band though, I see them as musicans, artists, AND clowns. In that order. But i do agree.. never been a huge fan of White, i do admire and respect him though! =D HAIL THE D