Kind of like The Idiot and Lust For Life for millennials.
By Blurt Staff
Post Pop Depression is the name and Iggy Pop-meets-Josh Homme is the game. Arriving in March, according to Homme talking to The New York Times, it apparently was a super-secret collaboration that the pair more or less views as operating on a level similar to the Iggy-Bowie collaborations of the late ’70s but transplanted from Berlin to the Mojave desert (at Homme’s Joshua Tree studio, natch). Here’s “Gardenia,” the first single:
But wait, there’s more: they turned up last night on the Colbert program to perform the track with with Homme’s current Queens of the Stone Age pal (and Dead Weather member) Dean Fertita, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders, Chavez dude Matt Sweeney and QOTSA guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen. The first two are also on the album, while the latter two flesh out the touring band. Watch the Colbert clips below.