It’s been revealed that IGGY POP and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and EAGLES OF DEATH METAL mainman Josh Homme have been collaborating on a new album.

Announced unexpectedly during an appearance on TVs The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Post Pop Depression was recorded in seclusion with a line-up assembled by Homme featuring his QOTSA bandmate and DEAD WEATHER guitarist Dean Fertita and ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer Matt Helders.

“I wanted to be free,” says Iggy. “To be free, I needed to forget. To forget, I needed music. Josh had that in him, so I set out to provoke an encounter-first with a carefully worded text, followed by a deluge of writings all about me. No composer wants to write about nothing. He got revved up and we had a great big rumble in the desert USA.”

“This was to go where neither of us had gone before,” adds Homme. “That was the agreement. And to go all the way.”

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Post Pop Depression is released on 18 March on Rekords Rekords through Caroline International. It’s available to pre-order as a download now on iTunes, with the single ‘Gardenia’ available immediately, or on vinyl and CD from Iggy’s webstore.

Check out ‘Gardenia’ here.


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