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Artist: Pop, Iggy
Title: American Caesar
Format: LP 180 Gram Vinyl
Label: PLAIN  ( http://www.runtshop.com )
Catalog Number:204
Barcode:646315520415 itemnumber=1000117454
Price: $27.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: ROCK
Release Date: 2/17/2015
Availability: In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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(2-LP set) "American Caesar" was originally released in 1993, a couple of years after the all star "comeback" album "Brick By Brick", the double album found Iggy returning to the studio for the follow up with his muscular, tight touring band and they made what is arguably his best solo record since "New Values" in the 1970s. The dark, loud and subtly atmospheric record was recorded in New Orleans with Producer Malcolm Burn. "American Caesar" finds Iggy exploring the dark heart of America in songs that range from all out hard rock such as "Wild America" and "Sickness" to calmer numbers like "Jealousy" and "Mixin' The Colors". Iggy also puts his stamp on the rock classic "Louie Louie" and makes it his own with some lyrical updating. He ends the record with the funny and brutal spoken word "Caesar" in which Iggy plays a U.S. version of the ancient leaders of the Roman Empire. This is most definitely an Iggy Pop record and a hidden gem in his catalog. Includes a previously unavailable insert with an image of Iggy on one side and the lyrics on the other.

Track Listing
Side A

 1. 
[1:07] Character

 2. 
[5:52] Wild America

 3. 
[4:49] Mixin' The Colors

 4. 
[6:04] Jealousy

Side B

 1. 
[6:56] Hate

 2. 
[4:09] It's Our Love

 3. 
[2:55] Plastic & Concrete

 4. 
[4:56] F___in' Alone

 5. 
[3:44] Highway Song

 6. 
[4:29] Beside You

Side C

 1. 
[3:15] Sickness

 2. 
[4:53] Boogie Boy

 3. 
[3:15] Perforation Problems

Side D

 1. 
[4:12] Social Life

 2. 
[3:47] Louie Louie

 3. 
[7:09] Caesar

Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: LP         
Vinyl Weight: 180 grams
Mastering Facility: Fantasy Studios
Mastering Engineer: George Horn, Anne-Marie Suenram
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