The album featured his first Top 40 U.S. hit, "Candy", a duet with B-52's singer Kate Pierson. Pop also featured as a voice talent in the 2004 ATARI video game DRIV3R, which was produced by Reflections Interactive. Blah-Blah-Blah was Pop's highest-charting album in the U.S. since The Idiot in 1977, peaking at No. Listen back on @bbc6music #bbcsounds. After its release Scott Thurston was added to the band on keyboards/electric piano and Bowie continued his support, but Pop's drug problem persisted. "Real Wild Child", a cover of "The Wild One", originally written and recorded by Australian rock 'n' roll musician Johnny O'Keefe in 1958. Williamson recalling "I was not at all happy with a number of aspects of that record including the band, the material and the recording facilities. [75], On July 27, 2018, Pop released a joint EP with Underworld, titled Teatime Dub Encounters. His father, James Newell Osterberg was a baseball coach and his mother, Louella was an English teacher at Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan. Bootsy Collins) Bootsy Collins) New Music April 21, 2020 9:58 AM By Tom Breihan After the Stooges' second breakup, Pop made recordings with James Williamson, but these were not released until 1977 (as Kill City, credited jointly to Pop and Williamson). On October 14, 2014, Pop gave the fourth annual BBC Music John Peel Lecture in Salford, on the topic of "Free Music in a Capitalist Society". Other influences on Pop's vocals and persona were Mick Jagger and James Brown. [21] He is of English, German and Irish descent on his father's side, and Danish and Norwegian ancestry on his mother's side. 8 in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV. This culminated in their evacuation from the master bedroom in the trailer, because that was the only room big enough for my drum kit. Pop's fifteenth solo album, Préliminaires, was released on June 2, 2009. Pop voiced Lil' Rummy on the Comedy Central show Lil' Bush, and also provided the voice for a character in the English-language version of the 2007 animated film Persepolis. Bowie helped write and produce The Idiot and Lust for Life, Pop's two most acclaimed albums as a solo artist, the latter featuring one of his best-known songs, "The Passenger". Pop supplied vocals for the 1999 Death in Vegas UK Top-10 single Aisha. Find the perfect Iggy Pop stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Their set included material from the 2007 album The Weirdness and classics such as "No Fun" and "I Wanna Be Your Dog". are now selling high quality pri, Every t-shirt tells a story. Pop has been featured in multiple television series, including Tales from the Crypt, The Adventures of Pete & Pete, where he played Nona's dad in the second and third season, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, in which he played Yelgrun in the episode "The Magnificent Ferengi". In 1987, Pop appeared (along with Bootsy Collins) on a mostly instrumental album, Neo Geo, by Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. Its stripped-back, guitar-based sound leaned further towards the sound of the Stooges than any of his solo albums to date. Also in 1990, Pop sang the role of "The Prosecutor" for the POINT Music/Philips Classics recording (released in 1992) of composer John Moran's multimedia opera[40] The Manson Family. [52] He fronted a £25 million TV ad campaign for Swiftcover, using the strapline "Get a Life". I attended two concerts by the Doors. More recently,[when?] While visiting New Zealand, Pop recorded a music video for "I'm Bored", and attended a record company function where he appeared to slap a woman and throw wine over a photographer. Our #PETA40 anniversary party was a wonderful time enjoyed by thousands of supporters from dozens of countries around the world https://www.peta.org/blog/peta-40th-anniversary-event-celebs-recap/, We hear @IggyPop has some jingly-punk rock cued up alongside a dose of Bill Withers and @jehnbeth on Christmas Day https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000qlc3, Wotcha, fanz. After a March 2010 stage diving accident, Pop claimed he would no longer stage dive. His record label dropped him, but the King Biscuit Flower Hour radio show recorded the Instinct tour (featuring guitarist Andy McCoy and Alvin Gibbs on bass) in Boston on July 19, 1988. So “The Passenger” finally has an official vid, Funhouse is 50 years old today! and hung up the phone). Pop and the Stooges played at Bam Margera's wedding and Pop appeared on the single "Punkrocker" with the Teddybears in a Cadillac television commercial. episode "American Dream Factory" as Jerry, the drummer, in Steve Smith's band. 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