PRODUCED BY JOSHUA HOMME
OUT MARCH 18TH
VIA CAROLINE AUSTRALIA LEAD SINGLE “GARDENIA” OUT NOW
“A lot of geezers my age don’t work out of their comfort zone anymore because once you become legendary you don’t want people challenging you.”– Iggy Pop
The first Iggy Pop album co-created with producer/guitarist/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/bandleader Homme, Post Pop Depression began with a succinctly worded text from Iggy to Joshua, and was realised in seclusion with Homme’s enlisted aid of his Queens Of The Stone Age bandmate and Dead Weather-man Dean Fertita and Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders. Both became instantly integral in creating and shaping the Detroit meets Palm Desert by way of old Berlin vibe of Post Pop Depression. Interweaving with and augmenting even more superhuman than expected – Iggy’s vocal performances, Homme’s tapestry of guitar, bass, piano and backing vocals, Fertita’s talent for wringing the most out of only the most essential notes worked in seamless tandem with Helders’ pushing himself and his new bandmates to unforeseeable heights and depths.
The result would be a timeless work, one that sounds as if it’s always been there, has existed before any of the musicians were even born-yet imbued with the ramshackle energy of a garage band that threw itself together yesterday.
￼￼Post Pop Depression is a singular work that stands proudly alongside the best works of either of its principles, from The Stooges to Queens Of The Stone Age, bearing its creators’ undeniable sonic DNA while sounding like nothing they’ve done before. It’s a record that wouldn’t exist without either Pop or Homme-and one that probably shouldn’t in theory if you really think about it – but it does, and we and rock n roll are all the better for it.
Post Pop Depression is available for pre-order from 6PM tonight, Friday the 22nd of January, with all pre-orders immediately receiving “Gardenia,” debuted by Iggy, Joshua and crew on the Late Show. “Gardenia” is also available on all streaming platforms.
IGGY POP – POST POP DEPRESSION TRACK LIST
Break Into Your Heart
In The Lobby
Post Pop Depression is out on March 18th via Caroline Australia
Pre Order available on Monday 25th January