Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Iggy Pop - Gardenia

"Post Pop Depression" is the seventeenth studio album by Iggy Pop, released on March 18, 2016, by Loma Vista Recordings. Produced by Josh Homme of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, the album was recorded in secrecy and features contributions from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGEs Dean Fertita and ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer Matt Helders

Pop and Homme began working on the album in January 2015. Pop reached out to Homme by text message to ask if he was interested in writing music together. After they spoke by phone, Pop sent Homme some lyrics by mail, along with notes about Pop's time working with David Bowie. Three months later, Homme sent lyrics to Pop, and they agreed to work together on recording songs in a studio. They brought incomplete ideas as opposed to finished songs, so that they could work on them together. Pop described the album as discussing issues of what happens when your utility is at an end, and dealing with your legacy.

Consisting of nine songs, the album was recorded between January 12 and March 9, 2015 at Rancho De La Luna in Joshua Tree, California, over the course of two weeks, and another week at Pink Duck Studios in Burbank, California. Pop and Homme self-financed the album. Dean Fertita recorded guitar and keyboards, while Matt Helders recorded drum tracks. Homme stated that preparing Post Pop Depression was one thing that helped him cope with the aftermath of the November 2015 attack at the Bataclan.

The album was released on March 18, 2016, and Pop and Homme will embark on a short tour to support the album after its release (including two shows in Paris, France on May 15, 2016 at the Grand Rex and on August 26, 2016 at the "Rock en Seine" festival) In addition to Pop and Homme, the tour will include Fertita, Helders, Matt Sweeney playing bass guitar and Troy Van Leeuwen playing guitar.

Today's tune "Gardenia" is a song by American musician Iggy Pop. It was released as the lead single from his seventeenth studio album, "Post Pop Depression", on January 22, 2016. The song was premiered live on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on the day of the song's release.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

Mar 28 Paramount Theatre (w/ Noveller) Seattle, WA
Mar 29 Keller Auditorium (w/ Noveller) Portland, OR
Mar 31 The Masonic (w/ Noveller) San Francisco, CA
Apr 02 Ellie Caulkins Opera House (w/ Noveller) Denver, CO
Apr 04 Northrop Auditorium (w/ Noveller) Minneapolis, MN
Apr 06 Chicago Theatre (w/ Noveller) Chicago, IL
Apr 07 Fox Theater (w/ Noveller) Detroit, MI
Apr 09 Sony Centre For The Performing Arts (w/ US Girls) Toronto, Canada
Apr 11 Orpheum Theater (w/ Noveller) Boston, MA
Apr 12 United Palace Theatre (w/ Noveller) New York, NY
Apr 15 Academy of Music (w/ Noveller) Philadelphia, PA
Apr 19 The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater (w/ Jacuzzi Boys) Miami Beach, FL
Apr 28 The Greek Theatre (w/ Bill Callahan) Los Angeles, CA
May 04 Cirkus Stockholm, Sweden
May 05 Falconer Frederiksberg, Denmark
May 07 Tempodrom Berlin, Germany
May 08 Mehr! Theater Hamburg, Germany
May 10 Heineken Music Hall Amsterdam-Zuidoost, Netherlands
May 13 Royal Albert Hall London, United Kingdom
May 15 Le Grand Rex Paris, France
May 28 IGGY SOLO - Rockavaria Munchen, Germany
Jun 04 IGGY SOLO - Rock in Vienna Vienna, Austria
Jun 09 IGGY SOLO - Isle of Wight Festival Newport, United Kingdom
Jun 17 IGGY SOLO - Northside Aarhus, Denmark
Jun 19 IGGY SOLO - Rock The Ring Hinwil, Switzerland
Jun 30 Festivalpark Werchter, Belgium
Jul 01 IGGY SOLO - Mainsquare Festival Arras, France
Jul 03 IGGY SOLO Festivalpark Rotselaar, Belgium
Jul 06 IGGY SOLO - Jardin Public de Cognac Cognac, France
Jul 08 IGGY SOLO - Lost in Limoges Limoges, France
Jul 15 IGGY SOLO - Super Bock Super Rock Festival Lisbon, Portugal
Jul 23 IGGY SOLO - Malakoff Rockfestival Nordfjordeid, Norway
Jul 29 IGGY SOLO - Festival Les Escales Saint-Nazaire, France
Aug 12 IGGY SOLO - Flow Festival Helsinki, Finland
Aug 14 IGGY SOLO - Fete Du Bruit Landerneau, France
Aug 26 Domaine national de Saint-Cloud Suresnes, France Aug 28 Rock En Seine Boulogne-Billancourt, France

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