Jack White has never owned a cell phone! “So, when I’m out there I’m an anomaly and I’m looking at everybody.

To me, everybody looks silly,” the rocker told Consequence of Sound. His self-imposed prohibition extends to his shows. “To my surprise, and to everyone else’s surprise, everyone loved it,” said White of requiring concert goers to surrender their handheld ball-and-chain.

What started as an art experiment has become practice given fan embrace. Still, White laments the thought that we can’t seem to put our phones down unless required – likening it to addiction.

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