12.21.2002

I Want To Be Your Dog--The Game Plan

Iggy Pop:

"I had very sophisticated tastes but my skills were very simple and the skills of the guys in the band were even more simple than mine. I thought that gave us a good 'in' for disaffected youth.

"I realized that if we played at a university, people who were highly intelligent and creative like the prof's might get it, but the students wouldn't get it because they're herd mentality or they wouldn't be in college in the first place. I was going for high school drop-outs, troubled drug kids, kids who were so totally into music that it wasn't just a part of a lifestyle. I knew anybody who was really into music would find it interesting what we were doing. That wasn't a constituency Elektra could see."

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