In another world, Iggy Pop could have been a member of AC/DC.
talk new york times In a new interview published Sunday, the Michigan-born rock star was once asked to join the legendary “Back in Black” band during his hiatus from The Stooges. , I didn’t think I was the right choice for AC/DC.
“They had a manager years ago. When I wasn’t reinventing the Stooges, I wasn’t moving to England,” said the musician (born James Newell Osterberg Jr.). told the outlet. “And this guy said, ‘Are you interested in joining AC/DC?’ They were looking for a singer.”
“I listened to their records and I thought they didn’t fit the bill,” continued Australian rock band Pop, explaining that his decision was not a negative one. , it wasn’t like, ‘Hmm, I don’t like them. [The album] It was pretty well done. They do their job carefully but not what I needed. ”
He also talked about meeting the late AC/DC’s former lead singer, Bon Scott, who died in 1980 at the age of 33. “Sometimes I look at pictures and say, ‘I don’t remember, but it’s me with Bon.'” I loved what he did. ”
On Friday, the musician will release his 19th solo album. all losersand the project includes a line-up of notable artists who could pass the list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members: the late Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters, Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Former guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, Guns N Roses bassist Duff McKagan, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard, and Blink-182’s Travis Barker.
‘Taylor came in with incredible style,’ Pop recently said NME The late drummer who contributed to two tracks, “Comments” and “The Regency” all losers before he died in March at the age of 50. “I’m very lucky to have that color on the record.”