Iggy Pop’s ‘The Idiot’: Berlin as a State of Mind

Iggy Pop will release reissues of The Idiot and Lust for Life as 2xCD sets that include live material as well as a 7xCD set entitled The Bowie Years that includes those two albums as well as a reissue of TV Eye, a live set recorded in 1977 on tour with David Bowie on keyboards. There is also a disc of rarities and outtakes and three additional live shows from the 1977 tour. 

This article takes a closer look at The Idiot, the first of Bowie & Iggy’s ‘Berlin cycle’ of albums to be recorded…

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Do It Now Turns 50

The compilation that changed my life and how I heard pop/rock music

This album is a celebration of life–a feeling of energy and love by the poets, artists and musicians who have joined together to speak for a purpose–to relay the message against drug abuse. The DO IT NOW FOUNDATION is dedicated to helping fight this problem. Never before in the history of the recording industry have so many artists of such stature donated their services for a collage album. We wish to thank all those caring people, the record companies and music producers, whose contributions went into making this album a reality. 

–From album notes, Do It Now, 1970–

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