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Josh Homme on Iggy Pop: “He’s the last of the one-and-onlys”

on March 05, 2016, 12:50pm

March 18th brings the release of Post Pop Depression, the new collaborative album from Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme. In a new interview with the Guardian, the pair discussed the project. Pop’s relationship with David Bowie, and whether Pop still fights “the temptation to get [his] dick out” on stage.

Most interesting, however, was a subsequent one-on-one interview between Guardian writer Kevin Perry and Homme during which the QOTSA singer launched into a “20-minute soliloquy about his hero.”

“Lemmy is gone. Bowie is gone. He’s the last of the one-and-onlys. It took balls to be him: a little guy with a big dick scaring people in Detroit. Everyone should take a knee for Iggy. He deserves it. He never got [the respect or the acclaim], mostly by his own hand, but he made the shit that’s spawned more bands than any other person, ever. Bring on the statues, you motherfuckers!”

Post Pop Depression arrives March 18th. Hear the album’s latest single, “Sunday”, below.

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