Iggy Pop unveils new material at SXSW showcase
Iggy Pop unveiled new material from his forthcoming album 'Ready To Die' (March 13) at Mohawk Outdoor at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
As well as airing classic tracks 'Raw Power', 'Fun House' and 'I Wanna Be Your Dog', the tiny show saw Iggy and The Stooges playing material from their forthcoming new album, 'Ready To Die', live for the first time. Iggy calling the performances of the material "world premieres".
"We made a fucking new album, we made some fucking new songs! This song is about scary shit like flaming assholes of the world and death," said Iggy, before playing 'Burn'. Iggy introduced another new song 'DD' by saying: "And now, before we play 'I Wanna Be Your Dog", a song about big double D tits."
Later on in the set, he dedicated 'The Departed' to late Stooges guitarist and songwriter Ron Asheton, who passed away in 2009. "He bought a lot of joy to people without being a pretentious turd about it," Iggy told the rowdy crowd.
Iggy and The Stooges played:
'Gimme Danger Little Stranger'
'Beat That Guy'
'Sex and Money'
'I Wanna Be Your Dog'
'Search and Destroy'
'Ready To Die'