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Iggy Pop On David Bowie: ‘He Resurrected Me’ – The New York Times

Iggy Pop On David Bowie: ‘He Resurrected Me’ – The New York Times

Iggy Pop and David Bowie

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Iggy Pop, whose solo recording career began with two albums produced by David Bowie, said in an interview this week that he had still not fully processed Mr. Bowie’s death, at 69, on Sunday.

“The friendship was basically that this guy salvaged me from certain professional and maybe personal annihilation — simple as that,” said Mr. Pop, who is 68. “Only he was the one who had enough truly in common with me, and who actually really liked what I did and could get on board with it, and who also had decent enough intentions to help me out. He did a good thing.”

He added, “He resurrected me.”

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