Iggy Pop has surprise-released a new song referencing the ongoing nightmare of the coronavirus pandemic. Dirty Little Virus is Pop’s response to the devastating effects of Covid-19… and the “no fun” restrictions that have accompanied its global spread.
One lyric on the song says “Grandfather’s dead… we got Trump instead” while another states, “Can’t have no fun, can’t touch no-one…”
“I was moved to write a direct lyric, not something too emotional or deep, more like journalism,” Iggy says in a video explaining his mindset in creating the song. “Who? What? When? Where? I left out the Why? because that gets too complex. But I put in how I felt about it. It was a stopper for me, it’s been the big thing happening in my life, and everybody’s else’s I reckon, for almost a year now. If there was still a Man Of The Year, it would be the virus.”
Written by Pop and saxophonist Leron Thomas, who says that the pair are “calling elephants out in rooms”, the track is available to buy on Bandcamp now.
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- Iggy Pop - If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up - Green Vinyl - US - 7" vinyl - £15.00, $20.40, €16.80 (New Item) (arrived 02-Mar-2021 12:10)on March 7, 2021 at 11:52 am
IGGY POP & ZIG ZAGS / BETTY DAVIS If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up (2012 US limited edition wide centred 7" single released as part of LITA's 10th Anniversary series pressed on Green Vinyl wide centredcustom labels, including Iggy & LA's trio Zig Zag's cover version of the Betty Davis' punk-funk track along with her original version. The vinyl remains in barely played condition within the die-cut card sleeve with hype-stickered polythene bag!
- Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.20, €22.40 (New Item) (arrived 27-Aug-2020 16:14)on March 7, 2021 at 11:52 am
IGGY POP Post Pop Depression (2016 UK 9-track vinyl LP - Produced by Josh Homme, Iggy's nineteenth studio album was recorded in secrecy at the Rancho De La Luna studio in Joshua Tree, California and features contributions from Josh, his Queensof the Stone Age's bandmate Dean Fertita and Matt Helders [Arctic Monkeys], including the singles Gardenia and Break Into Your Heart. Housed in a sealed picture sleeve! CAROLO11LP)
- Iggy Pop - Zombie Birdhouse - Green Vinyl - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £34.99, $47.59, €39.19 (New Item) (arrived 12-May-2020 11:19)on March 7, 2021 at 11:52 am
IGGY POP Zombie Birdhouse (2019 UK limited edition 12-track LP, an online excluive edition pressed on GREEN VINYL, originally released on Animal Records in 1982 and produced by Chris Stein of Blondie. Features the singles Run Like A Villain and The Villagers, picture sleeve - still factory sealed from new CAROLPR0081Y)
- Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child (Wild One) - UK - 7" vinyl - £6.99, $9.51, €7.83 (New Item) (arrived 27-May-2020 18:08)on March 7, 2021 at 11:52 am
IGGY POP Real Wild Child (Wild One) (1986 UK injection moulded 7" single produced by David Bowie, also including Little Miss Emperor, plain die cut paper sleeve AM368)
- Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child (Wild One) - UK - 7" vinyl - £15.00, $20.40, €16.80 (New Item) (arrived 22-Jun-2020 11:21)on March 7, 2021 at 11:52 am
IGGY POP Real Wild Child [Wild One] (1986 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single produced by David Bowie, also includes Little Miss Emperor, picture sleeve with fold out poster. The sleeve shows a little shelfwear along the opening and ringwearscuffing to the front however, the vinyl remains in excellent condition AM368)
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