Broken Boy Soldiers, The Raconteurs' debut album, reached No.7 on Billboard and has sold nearly a half-million copies.He'd agreed to split future music income with her as repayment for investing in his career, she asserts.
Most musicians will reach their economic zenith serving caramel macchiatos at Starbucks.
Los Angeles drowns in actors and New York swells with writers, but Nashville's dating-pool albatross is distinctly guitar-shaped: You can't throw a dart here without hitting a gig bag.
Of the 619,626 people who reside in Nashville, according to the 2008 census, all but five are musicians.
"I grew accustomed to the relentless touring and him not having an income," she writes.
"I wasn't opposed to supporting him, because I was well aware that if he had to work a 9 to 5 and do music, that he would never achieve his full potential.