Template:Infobox Single "Hotel Yorba" is the lead single from White Blood Cells, by the White Stripes, and their first single to be released commercially. It was released in November 2001. It mixed popular rock music with a country feel and an upbeat vibe. Hotel Yorba is an actual hotel located in Detroit. The single version was recorded live in room 286 at the Hotel Yorba.

The song is built around three chords G, C and D.

Track listing Edit

All songs by The White Stripes unless otherwise noted


  1. "Hotel Yorba" (Live at the Hotel Yorba)
  2. "Rated X" (Live at the Hotel Yorba) (Loretta Lynn)


  1. "Hotel Yorba"
  2. "Rated X" (Live at the Hotel Yorba)
  3. "Hotel Yorba" (Live at the Hotel Yorba)
  4. "Hotel Yorba" Video (QuickTime movie)



  • According to the audio commentary of the "Extended Pilot" episode of Arrested Development, this song was to be heard when the Funkes were leaving their Beverly Hills hotel without paying their bill, but it was decided that it would be too costly to obtain permission.

References Edit

Template:TnavbarThe White Stripes
Jack White | Meg White
Albums and EPs: The White Stripes | De Stijl | White Blood Cells | Elephant | Get Behind Me Satan | Walking with a Ghost | Icky Thump
Singles: "Let's Shake Hands" | "Lafayette Blues" | "The Big Three Killed My Baby" | "Hand Springs" | "Hello Operator" | "Lord, Send Me an Angel" | "Party of Special Things to Do" | "Hotel Yorba" | "Fell in Love with a Girl" | "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground" | "We're Going to Be Friends" |
"Red Death at 6:14" | "Candy Cane Children" | "Seven Nation Army" | "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself" | "The Hardest Button to Button" | "There's No Home for You Here" | "Jolene (Live Under Blackpool Lights)" | "Blue Orchid" | "My Doorbell" | "The Denial Twist" | "Icky Thump" | "Rag and Bone"
DVDs: Candy Coloured Blues (unofficial) | Under Blackpool Lights
Other projects: Aluminium
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