The Raconteurs Salute Your Solution OfficialMusic Video

The Raconteurs (also known as The Saboteurs in Australia), are a Grammy-nominated rock band formed in Nashville, Tennessee, featuring four members known for other musical projects: Jack White (of The White Stripes and The Dead Weather), Brendan Benson (solo), Jack Lawrence (of The Greenhornes, Blanche and The Dead Weather), and Patrick Keeler (also of The Greenhornes).

The band is based in Nashville, Tennessee. According to the band's official website, "The seed was sown in an attic in the middle of a hot summer when friends Jack White and Brendan Benson got together and wrote a song that truly inspired them. This song was 'Steady, As She Goes' and the inspiration led to the creation of a full band with the addition of Lawrence and Keeler." The band came together in Detroit during 2005 and recorded when time allowed for the remainder of the year. Due to the various members' success in other bands, they were quickly dubbed a supergroup. The band, however, asserted they were not, saying that the term implies something pre-planned or temporary, whereas they are actually "a new band made up of old friends."

The band has played a number of music festivals in Europe, Asia, and North America (including Oxegen in Ireland, Reading Festival, Leeds Festival and Glastonbury Festival and T in the Park in The United Kingdom, Heineken Open'er Festival in Poland, Vegoose in Las Vegas, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas), and Coachella in Indio, California, headlining many.

The Raconteurs were renamed as "The Saboteurs" for the Australian market when it was discovered that a Queensland band was already using the name "Raconteurs". The Queensland band refused to give up their name for the amount they were offered, and instead asked for a higher price from The Raconteurs' record company, who refused to pay the greater amount. A member of the Queensland band said that they had not been informed of who was trying to buy their name and asked for the larger sum of money to see what would happen.

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