Iggy & The Stooges’ new album, Ready To Die, is reviewed in the new issue of Uncut, dated May 2013, and out now. In this archive feature from Uncut’s Take 146 issue (July 2006), Iggy talks us through the highlights of his 40-year career – including skiing trips with David Bowie and a cameo from Princess Margaret… Interview: Jaan Uhelszki____________________
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".
Iggy And The Stooges have debuted their new single 'Burn'.
The track, which will feature on the band's forthcoming new album 'Ready To Die', is currently streaming on Soundcloud. You can also find it below.
Iggy And The Stooges have announced that they will release their new album 'Ready To Die' on April 30.
'Ready To Die' is the band's first studio collection since 2007's 'The Weirdness' (released under the more condensed name "The Stooges") and the first album of all-new material featuring Iggy Pop, guitarist James Williamson and drummer Scott Asheton since 1973's classic 'Raw Power'. Mike Watt fills in for the late Ron Asheton on bass.
Courtney Love and REM's Michael Stipe have collaborated on a track for Johnny Depp's forthcoming album of sea shanties – listen to it below.
The track, titled 'Rio Grande', will appear on the pirate-themed album 'Son of Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys', which is set for release on February 18. The album is being put together by Johnny Depp, director Gore Verbinski and producer Hal Willner and follows their similar 2006 effort, 'Rogue's Gallery'.
David Bowie and Iggy Pop's Berlin years are set to be made into a big-screen biopic titled 'Lust For Life'.
The pair's legendary collaborative years in 1970s West Berlin, which led to Bowie's trilogy of albums 'Low', 'Heroes' and 'Lodger' and Pop's 'The Idiot' and 'Lust For Life' will be captured in the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.