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.
He’s over it, going full Louis CK. Full story at NME : Launching the record in Paris last night (May 9), Iggy Pop – real name James Osterberg – explained why he released the record direct to fans rather than putting it out via a maj... Read Post
Iggy Pop, true Francophile: The punk vet will follow up his 2009 record Préliminaires with an album of covers called Après that includes of lot of singing in French, according to his website (via NME). The record will feature his ta... Read Post