Iggy Pop has announced that he’ll release a new studio album later this year.
The follow-up to 2016’s Post Pop Depression is titled Free and it’ll launch on September 6 through Loma Vista/Caroline International.
Pop teamed up with Leron Thomas and Sarah Lipstate, aka Noveller, on Free, which is said to have “virtually nothing in common” with its predecessor “or with any other Iggy Pop album.”
Pop explains: “This is an album in which other artists speak for me, but I lend my voice.
“By the end of the tours following Post Pop Depression, I felt sure that I had rid myself of the problem of chronic insecurity that had dogged my life and career for too long. But I also felt drained. And I felt like I wanted to put on shades, turn my back, and walk away.
“I wanted to be free. I know that’s an illusion, and that freedom is only something you feel, but I have lived my life thus far in the belief that that feeling is all that is worth pursuing; all that you need – not happiness or love necessarily, but the feeling of being free. So this album just kind of happened to me, and I let it happen.”
To mark the announcement, Pop has released a small sample of music from the record which can be listened to below.
A full tracklist will be revealed in due course.
Pop will release his new book Til Wrong Feels Right on September 26, which will bring together selected lyrics illustrated with artwork and photos, along with reflections on his career by himself and others.
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- Iggy Pop - Raw Power - 180gram Vinyl - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £30.00, $41.10, €35.10 (New Item) (arrived 20-Sep-2021 15:53)on September 20, 2021 at 6:41 pm
IGGY POP Raw Power (2017 UK/EU limited edition 16-track double LP issue of the classic album, pressed on 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl comprising remastered versions of David Bowie's original 1973 mix plus Iggy Pop's 1997 mix. The ultra glossy gatefold picture sleeve shows just a little storage wear but comes with the 12" picture booklet while the two heavyweight discs look barely played)
- Iggy Pop - Zig Zag #70 - UK - magazine - £15.00, $20.55, €17.55 (New Item) (arrived 17-Apr-2021 14:40)on September 20, 2021 at 6:41 pm
VARIOUS ZigZag #70 (Original March 1977 UK 36-page A4 magazine including a superb two-page Iggy Trivia Quiz [hand written by Pete Frame], plus articles on Jackson Browne, Nils Lofgren, Boz Scaggs & Ry Cooder, album reviews& much more - great 'Raw Power' cover! The magazine remains in Excellent condition with minimal age wear)
- Iggy Pop - Cry For Love - UK - 7" vinyl - £6.99, $9.58, €8.18 (Back In Stock) (arrived 23-Oct-2020 05:03)on September 20, 2021 at 6:41 pm
IGGY POP Cry For Love (1986 UK 7" single featuring the Edit Version plus Winners & Losers, produced by David Bowie, housed in a picture sleeve. The sleeve has some light edge scuffing and the vinyl is in excellent condition AM358)
- Iggy Pop - Run Like A Villein - French - 12" vinyl - Promo - £50.00, $68.50, €58.50 (New Item) (arrived 10-Nov-2020 15:55)on September 20, 2021 at 6:41 pm
IGGY POP/GUN CLUB Run Like A Villein (Very Rare 1982 French 4-track promotional-only 12" vinyl single, also featuring 'The Villagers' plus 'Carry Home' & 'Mother Of Earth' by Gun Club on the B-Side. The unique picture sleeve shows a little wear to edges, and the vinyl looks unplayed DC8969)
- Iggy Pop - The Idiot - barcode sleeve - German - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.40, €23.40 (New Item) (arrived 20-Feb-2021 14:28)on September 20, 2021 at 6:41 pm
IGGY POP The Idiot (Late 80s German issue of the 1977 8-track LP, produced, arranged & co-written by David Bowie during their inspired relocation to former West Berlin, including the singles Sister Midnight & China Girl, barcoded picture sleeve with 'Produced by David Bowie' flash. This copy has a vintage HMV price sticker on the front. The sleeve shows a little wear to edges & the vinyl looks barely played NL82275)