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Iggy Pop forced to self-release new album after label rejection

Singer says Virigin EMI 'would have preferred that I do an album with popular punks', rather than a collection of French classics Iggy Pop's new album has been rejected by his record label, forcing the singer to release it himself. Virgin EMI turned down the collection of cover versions and French chanson, so Pop has put it on sale via digital retailers. "[The label] didn't want it," Pop told a Paris press conference earlier this week.
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