It’s official: Stephen Colbert is now a full fledged Third Man recording artist. The Colbert Report host’s Third Man debut single “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” was made available at the stroke of midnight when Thursday, June 23 became Friday, June 24 on vinyl from ThirdManRecords.com and digitally via iTunes.
Third Man’s own Jack White, who produced Colbert’s inaugural Third Man recording, will join his new protege’ at the Third Man Rolling Record Store, parking at 11 am Friday, June 24 at the High Line Park (30th street lot) in New York City where producer and artist alike will become salesmen: White and Colbert will sell physical copies of the limited edition and standard vinyl single from the Third Man Rolling Record Store and Stephen will perform “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” live.
June 23rd, 2011 also marked Colbert’s televised debut as a Third Man artist, where his new boss Jack White introduced his performance of “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” backed by labelmates The Black Belles. The song was a fitting climax to the three-part series 2001 AND 1: A ROCK ODYSSEY FEATURING JACK WHITE on The Colbert Report. View all three segments, as well as the Web Exclusive “Catholic Throwdown” and download the official “Have You Seen Our Cat?” flyer at: