2011: A Rock Odyssey Featuring Jack White Pt. 2

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Jack White plans to combine Stephen's qualities with the Black Belles' good looks and musical talent. (6:41)

AMERICA'S IMAGE IN THE WORLD,

WHICH, FOR REASONS I DON'T

UNDERSTAND GOT TARNISHED OVER

THE LAST DECADE.

[LAUGHTER]

FOLKS, I'M TRYING TO RE-IGNITE

MY MUSIC CAREER WITH A FOLLOW-UP

TO MY '80s NEW WAVE CLASSIC

"CHARLENE, I'M RIGHT BEHIND

YOU."

SO I ENLISTED THE HELP OF GUITAR

GOD AND FORMER WHITE STRIPE JACK

WHITE.

LAST NIGHT, WE GOT TO KNOW EACH

OTHER.

TONIGHT, WE GET TO KNOW ME.

THIS IS:

♪ ♪

STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS 2001

AND ONE A ROCK ODYSSEY.

FEATURING JACK WHITE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

LET ME CUT TO THE CHASE.

OKAY.

CAN WE TALK SHOW BUSINESS FOR A

SECOND?

>> YES.

>> Stephen: LAST YEAR ON WON A

GRAMMY.

>> CONGRATULATIONS.

>> Stephen: THANK YOU VERY

MUCH.

THIS YEAR I DID NOT WIN A

GRAMMY.

I WANT TO TELL YOU IT WASN'T AS.

GOOD CAN YOU GUARANTEE ME THE

SONG WE CUT IS GOING TO WIN A

GRAMMY?

>> IT'S HARD TO DO F. COULD YOU

DO THAT --

>> Stephen: YOU ARE JACK

WHITE.

HOW MANY GRAMMYS HAVE YOU GOT?

>> A COUPLE STPAOEFRPBLGTS NINE.

GRAMMY FACTORY THAT'S WHEN THEY

SAY ABOUT JACK WHITE.

GRAMMY FACTORY.

>> REALLY?

>> Stephen: DON'T ME MODEST.

NOT GOING TO HELP ME.

>> IF YOU COULD PLAN TO WIN A

GRAMMY, NOT EVERYBODY WOULD DO

THAT.

>> Stephen: NOT EVERYBODY IS

JACK WHITE.

NOT EVERYBODY IS ME.

I SAY IT'S TIME YOU PUT THEM ON

THE BELT.

ALL IN.

TAKE YOUR BALLS PUT THEM RIGHT

ON THE BELT AND SAY JACK WHITE

IS ALL IN.

I STAKE MY REPUTATION ON STEPHEN

COLBERT WINNING A GRAMMY.

>> IF I DO THAT AND IT DOESN'T

WORK OUT, IT'S A BIG RISK FOR ME

STAOEFRPBLGT IT'S A BIGGER RISK

FOR AMERICA I'M THE ONE WHO

DOESN'T WIN.

>> YOU HAVE A POINT.

>> Stephen: GREAT.

LET'S TALK ABOUT JACK WHITE FOR

A SECOND.

WHO ARE YOUR MUSICAL HEROS.

>> CAPTAIN BEEFHEART.

>> Stephen: WHO ELSE?

>> CHARLIE PATTON.

>> Stephen: WHO ELSE.

>> BOB DYLAN IS PRETTY GOOD.

>> Stephen: WHO ELSE?

>> WE'RE GOING TO KEEP GOING?

>> Stephen: WHO ELSE?

[LAUGHTER]

>> PRINCE.

PRETTY GOOD GUITAR PLAYER?

>> Stephen: ABSOLUTELY.

>> DBOSH GEORGE DBESH SWIN NOT

BAD.

>> Stephen: WHO ELSE?

>> THAT'S IT.

IT'S EVERYBODY.

>> Stephen: AND WHAT MY NAME?

>> STEPHEN COLBERT.

>> Stephen: I'M FLATTERED.

>> YES.

>> Stephen: YOU DIDN'T HAVE TO

SAY THAT.

>> WHAT DO YOU MEAN?

>> Stephen: WHO YOUR MUSICAL

HEROS?

>> STEPHEN COLBERT.

>> Stephen: I'M FLATTERED.

>> ARE YOU GOING TO EDIT THAT IN

LATER?

>> Stephen: BE ALREADY V. YOU

KNOW ME AS THE LEGENDARY BAND

STEPHEN AND THE COLBERTS.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY?

>> PROBABLY WHEN SOMEBODY TOLD

ME ABOUT IT.

I WAS WAITING FOR YOU TO COME

AND I HAD NO IDEA YOU HAD A

MUSICAL PAST AND YOU WERE IN A

80s BAND AND THAT WAS IT.

>> Stephen: YOU PROBABLY HEARD

THE RESTRAINING ORDER WINNING

BALLAD.

>> I DIDN'T KNOW YOU COULD WIN A

RESTRAINING ORDER S. THAT

AWARDED?

STAOFRPBLGTS IT HAS BE AWARDED

BY A COURT.

THE EVEN BETTER SONGS YOU ARE

NOT EVEN LEGALLY NOT ABLE TO

WRITE ABOUT A GIRL.

I'M RIGHT BEHIND YOU NOW

CHARLENE WAITING, WATCHING OH,

SO CLOSE.

I'M RIGHT BEHIND YOU NOW

CHARLENE, YOU'LL NEVER BE ALONE

AGAIN NO.

[LAUGHTER]

BUT I'M OVER HER.

>> SEEMS LIKE IT.

>> Stephen: TOTALLY DONE WITH

HER NOW.

>> YOU WOULD LIKE TO WORK ON

OTHER STRONGS ABOUT HER.

>> Stephen: I WOULD LIKE TO

WORK ON A SONG SPECIFICALLY NOT

ABOUT HER.

AS A RECORD EXPECTIST WOULD YOU

BE THRILLED TO FIND OUT YOU GET

A LOT WITH ME.

I'M MY OWN HANDLER, YOU SNOW I

AM MY OWN HYPE MAN.

>> REALLY?

>> Stephen: AND LATE AT NIGHT

I AM MY OWN GROUPIE.

[LAUGHTER]

IF WE'RE GOING TO WORK TOGETHER

I NEED TO COME CLEAN WITH YOU

ABOUT SOMETHING.

I HAVE A SERIOUS DRUG PROBLEM.

DO YOU HAVE A BROB THAT?

>> WHAT KIND OF DRUGS IS THAT.

>> Stephen: DROPPING LIKE FIVE

CENTRUM A DAY.

THE BOTTLE RECOMMENDS FOUR BUT

IT DOESN'T DO IT FOR ME ANYMORE.

[LAUGHTER]

ALSO I LOVE HEROIN.

>> THAT'S DIFFERENT THAN

CENTRUM.

>> Stephen: IT IS.

I MIX THEM UP SOMETIMES.

>> TOGETHER?

>>

>> Stephen: THEY BALANCE EACH

OTHER OUT.

ARE YOU COOL WITH THAT?

>> I'M FINE IF YOU ARE FINE.

>> Stephen: HAD YOU WOULD YOU

POSITION ME IN THE PARK?

BETWEEN POP, FOLK FUNK?

REGGAE?

>> I WOULD THINK WE SHOULD PAIR

YOU WITH SOME REAL MUSICIANS FOR

A SECOND AND GO WITH THAT.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Stephen: OKAY.

>> I HAVE A BAND CALLED THE

BLACK BELLES, DBOJY, WITCHY KIND

OF GIRLS.

WITH YOUR QUALITIES AND THEIR

TALENT AND LOOKS.

>> Stephen: WHAT QUALITIES DO

YOU SEE ME BRINGING?

>> I THINK YOU HAVE A CERTAIN

GENERAL SAY QUOI -- JEN SE QUOI

QUOIS.

>> Stephen: HOW MANY OF THOSE

ARE COMPLIMENTS?

LET'S FIND OUT.

JACK WHITE, WILL YOU PRODUCE MY

RECORD?

>> I WILL.

>> Stephen: GRAMMY TIME!

JOIN ME TOMORROW AS I CHECK OUT

THIRD MAN RECORDS AND JACK HELPS

ME FIND MY NEW LOOK.

IN WHAT I'M ASSURED IS THE

CONCLUSION OF STEPHEN COLBERT

PRESENTS 208 AND ONE AND ONE.

A ROCK ODYSSEY FEATURING JACK

WHITE.

>> Stephen: TOMORROW, JACK AND

THE BLACK BELLES WILL JOIN US

FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF MY NEW

HIT SONG.

WHICH REMINDS ME: