Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Iggy Is Old and Real

"It's just a pig-headed f**king thing I have that a real f**king group––when they're an older group––they also make f**king records.  They don't just go and twiddle around on stage to make a bunch of f**king money... this is not the f**king Smashing Pumpkins ––oh, we've got the bald guy and whoever––no... the only thing I have left to say is that The Stooges are a real group."

mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen> Iggy and the Stooges Scarecrow from Fat Possum Records on Vimeo.
Forty years after the last one, there's a new Stooges record coming. Iggy's guitarist and songwriting partner from Raw Power, James Williamson (they hadn't played together in 30 years), reunited with the passing of Ron Asheton in 2009. Ron's brother, drummer Scott Asheton––the band's only other consistent member along with Iggy––also remains. Mike Watt plays bass. (If you'd like an update on their history, here's a good one.)

Here's some of what we're in for:

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