IGGY POP, PRÉLIMINAIRES
Iggy Pop, Préliminaires [Astralwerks]
Our rating: 3 out of a possible 5
Who knew the punk godfather had lounge-act aspirations? On this album of melodramatic, Serge Gainsbourginfluenced songs, he sounds at times like he's doing a round of karaoke, but his Gauloise-inflected rumble on "I Want to Go to the Beach" and his stark take on the classic "Les Feuilles Mortes" deliver an appropriately smoky vibe. Matt Hendrickson
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