Nandi Bushell pays tribute to “hero” Meg White with White Stripes cowl

Nandi Bushell has paid tribute to her “hero” Meg White in a brand new drum cowl of one in every of The White Stripes’ greatest songs.

Bushell, now 12, has been sharing her spectacular cowl variations – performed on drums, guitar and extra – on her YouTube channel since she was eight.

Her newest cowl sees her tackle The White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Military’, utilizing the rendition as a possibility to point out her help for White. The drummer has change into the topic of a lot debate in latest days following journalist Lachlan Markay calling her “horrible” on Twitter.

Bushell’s cowl video options footage of the younger musician drumming alongside to the one on a drum package adorned with hearts and White’s first title. It additionally consists of older footage of Bushell enjoying the observe for the primary time, accompanied by her dad on guitar.

“Thanks for the best rock songs ever,” textual content on display screen reads. “WE LOVE YOU MEG!!!”

In a tweet sharing the brand new cowl, Bushell wrote: “#MegWhite is my #Hero. The primary day I acquired drums my dad confirmed me the video of #sevennationarmy. I noticed Meg enjoying the drums and thought she was the good individual on this planet. I nonetheless do.

“The extra I find out about music, the extra I realise that songs, and artwork, are created to wake feelings deep contained in the soul. Regardless of how briskly my fills get or quantity rudiments I study. If I can’t write a music that strikes individuals, then can’t name myself an artist.”

Bushell added: “Meg and Jack wrote a number of the greatest songs in #rock #historical past. They moved me at 5 years previous to wish to play the drums and nonetheless transfer me at present! My screams are for you Meg! You might be and at all times can be my function mannequin and hero!”

Yesterday (March 18), Rage Towards The Machine guitarist Tom Morello joined the refrain of musicians supporting White following Markay’s criticism. “#MegWhite is among the biggest drummers within the historical past of rock n roll,” Morello wrote. “It’s not even a debate. There are a HANDFUL of drummers EVER who’re INSTANTLY recognizable rocking their MANY HIT SONGS with Taste, Fireplace & Aptitude. She’s on that listing, bruh.”

His feedback adopted White’s former bandmate Jack White weighing in on the topic, in addition to help from the likes of The Roots’ Questlove and Portishead‘s Geoff Barrow.


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