World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)

 

You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)

"You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)"
Single by The White Stripes
from the album Icky Thump
B-side "300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpour Blues"
Released September 10, 2007
Format CD single, 7" vinyl
Recorded 2007
Genre Alternative rock, garage rock
Length 3:54
Label Warner Bros. (U.S.)
XL Recordings (E.U.)
The White Stripes singles chronology
"Rag and Bone"
(2007)
"You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)"
(2007)
"Conquest"
(2007)
Alternative cover
Digital (US) and 7" single cover

"You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)" is a song written and recorded by the American alternative rock band The White Stripes. The song was first played live on June 29, 2007 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is the second track from their sixth studio album Icky Thump. The track was released as a CD single on September 10, 2007. The music video for "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)" premiered on MTV2 Unleashed, as well as MTV.com and MTV2.com on July 30, 2007.

The video was filmed in front Hudson's Bay Company historical buildings in the Apex neighborhood of Iqaluit, the capital of the northern Canadian territory of Nunavut, while the band was on tour there.

Contents

  • Track listings 1
  • Personnel 2
  • Cover versions 3
  • External links 4

Track listings

Compact Disc
  1. "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)" – 3:56
  2. "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)" (Frat Rock version)  – 3:45
  3. "A Martyr for My Love for You" (Acoustic version)
7" vinyl #1
  1. "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)"
  2. "A Martyr for My Love for You" (Acoustic version)
7" vinyl #2
  1. "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)" (Acoustic version)
  2. "300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpour Blues"

Personnel

  • Jack White - vocals, guitars and keyboards
  • Meg White - drums and backing vocals

Cover versions

Australian R&B singer-songwriter Daniel Merriweather covered the song as a bonus track for the Japanese edition of his 2009 album Love & War.

External links

  • Music video
  • Some stills from the video
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.