Iggy Pop Closes Chapter On The Stooges, But Not Ready to Say Goodbye – Esquire

Iggy Pop Closes Chapter On The Stooges, But Not Ready to Say Goodbye – Esquire

Iggy Pop

In 2016 alone, Iggy Pop released a gem of an album, Post Pop Depression; toured with a band led by that album’s producer Josh Homme, released as a live album and concert film, Post Pop Depression Live at the Royal Albert Hall; logged another tour featuring his usual touring band; and still found time to help put the finishing touches on Jim Jarmusch’s Gimme Danger, a documentary about his groundbreaking band the Stooges, and contribute to a fantastic new book about the proto-punk legends, Total Chaos: The Story of the Stooges, out this week.

“I’m kinda in the final stages of completing my responsibility to the past, but also the future of the group, because the group sells tickets,” Pop says, referring the warm reception Gimme Danger has received from fans. “We’re selling tickets this week, the group is selling records. The group is seen, the group is heard, the group is talked about.”

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