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Raw Power Iggy And The Stooges 1972In 1972 Iggy Pop and The Stooges flew into London to record a new LP Raw Power With David Bowie as executive producter Raw Power proved to be an instant classic During this time The Stooges perpetually wasted performed a single concert in London's Kings Cross This whole crazed period of Iggy's phenomenal career was captured. If you have trouble slotting coffee table book and The Stooges into the same sentence look away now Mick Rock's photos do their best to capture Detroit's favorite sons in their natural element but there's just no substitute for being there or even listening to the album from which this book draws its titleBy the time The Stooges got around towell “recording” might not be appropriatehowzabout wrenching “Raw Power” out of the howling vortex of their scrap heaped minds hearts and souls and foisting it on a woefully unprepared and unsuspecting world they’d stumbled through some of the dumbest most abusive rock and roll ever waxed high strung poets of destruction hell bent on constructing their own insular us against the world fraternity of the damned Paragons of drug gobbling excess they pretty much invented punk rock in an old farm house in Ann Arbor Michigan with essential artifacts “The Stooges” and “Fun House” which simply defy any and every adjective category or genre thrown at them both albums staring down certain ugly aspects of human nature that most people would rather not face Ron Asheton wielding his guitar and wah pedal like a drunk with a straight razor brother Scott taking the big beat and making it bigger perpetually sozzled bassist Dave Alexander deep in the uagmire somewhere and Iggy Pop deviant gentleman idiot philosopher devil angel snarling shrieking grunting and freaking out like a perfect child of science whose circuits are frying Despite the demotion of Ron Asheton to bass in favor of future Brit punk godhead James Williamson – who manages to hit notes and mash them at the same time “Raw Power” still sounds appropriately extreme from the cataclysmic title track Search and Destroy Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell and Death Trip to Gimme Danger and I Need Somebody where Iggy croons like the ghost of Jim Morrison It’s the first great punk guitar album a roaring glorious mess an out of control classic that remains for many the greatest rock and roll record ever made where melody subtlety and musicianship take a back seat to noise power and vitality in spite of – perhaps because of – the band reaching an advanced stage of chemically induced schizophrenia Produced by Iggy and famously submerged in the mix after the event by David Bowie Raw Power remains a testament to the dumb geniuses of the Mid West defiantly untamed and standing the test of time the punks adopting Iggy as a kamikaze icon three or four years after its release aping his kill me please stage stance and passing he and his fellow masters of unrestraint from elusive legends to myth Buy the album original mix or Iggy remix; either will do for your children today It will prepare them for tomorrow This book Not so much

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Summary â Raw Power Iggy And The Stooges 1972 106 ✓ In 1972 Iggy Pop and The Stooges flew into London to record a new LP Raw Power With David Bowie as executive producter Raw Power proved to be an instant classic During this time The Stooges perpetually wasted performed a single concert in London's Kings Cross This whole crazed pF rock music's most enduring recordings whose famous cover shot captured by Mick Rock is now indelibly established in modern pop iconography Originally published by Creation Books in 1999 this new edition with a foreword by Mick Rock and Iggy Pop contains extra previously unseen images and entirely new textual and photo layo. Photographs by Mick Rock capturing the essence of Iggy via the eyes of David Bowie of sorts This is the second stage of Iggy and the Stooges after their first two magnificent albums on Elecktra They sort of lost their way but Bowie breathed new life in Iggy and he came up with another masterpiece Raw PowerMick Rock captures the spare moments of this period where the future looked good but like a good fairy tale some bad stuff happens Essential photo rock book

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On camera by one man Mick Rock Containing over 200 amazing photographs as well as interviews conducted between Mick Rock and Iggy Pop in 1972 An unparalled document of Iggy at the height of both his musical powers and his legendary excesses Raw Power also serves as a uniue visual diary of the heady times which produced one o. Put on Raw Power and have a flick through this It's about as close to a Stooges concert as you're gonna get without them being thereI'm not big on photo books this one inparticular is a bit expensive for what it is but I recieved it as a gift and it's one of my favourite presents I've ever recieved One of the ultimate wouldn't buy it myself but what a great thing to get and how didyou know I liked that kinds of things