Stonking Stooges track gets single release
The Stooges’ classic song “I Wanna Be Your Dog” is being released on March 26, as a special edition single, with six different live versions, recorded around the world, in varying states, from acoustic to rap.
One live version – from a Detroit show in 1973 – captures a fantastic rapping attempt by Iggy Pop, and was originally featured on the band’s ‘Metallic KO’ farewell show album. Iggy also performs the proto-punk anthem, solo and acoustic, live on Barcelona TV show, Sputnik in 1993.
The other versions included on the EP of “I Wanna Be Your Dog” are from 1977, 2000 and 2004.
In other Iggy news, The Stooges anticipated studio album, “The Weirdness” – the band’s first new LP since 1973 – has had its release date moved forward by a week. It will now be available from March 5.
The single is released through French label, Skydog Records. “The Weirdness” is released through Virgin.