Iggy Pop And His Legacy –Post Pop Depression

de58a5aa439775a73385796cd9a9a7b9On March 18th, 2016, the seventeenth pop album by Iggy Pop was released. Loma Vista Recordings released this album. The producer is Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age. The famous Matt Helders played the drums. Dean Fertita was in charge of the guitar.

Sources reveal that this may be his Last album. Those who saw the show would surely miss his performances if it is indeed his last show. At 68 years he gave the audience one of his best performances. Tossing away his jacket, he rocked on the stage, hurling himself completely into the mood. The album showcases the avante-rock frisson he used to create along with David Bowie. Iggy made his debut with his solo album, The Idiot.

Tracks included in the album – Post Pop Depression are
1. “Break into Your Heart”
2. “Gardenia”
3. “American Valhalla”
4. “In the Lobby”
5. “Sunday”
6. “Vulture”
7. “German Days”
8. “Chocolate Drops”
9. “Paraguay”

This album was recorded in secrecy and depicts an act which portrays public mourning.

Iggy’s legacy is expressed in more of an oblique fashion throughout this album, with the aid of hypnotic and bass-battering grooves. The album reasserts Iggy’s facility with many simple and suggestive phrases. Post pop depression is part of the result of Iggy’s mourning for his lifetime friend and career savior. The entire album is filled with a tinge of melancholy.

Listeners can also catch more than one moments of reflection being silently made. Yet it is not only immersed in the music of sorrow. There are even creepy pickup lines like “I’m gonna break into your heart/ I’m gonna crawl under your skin”. While paying attention to the album, you can see how Iggy has managed to include his sentiments while he was on the bumpy roller coaster trip to success.

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