Mick Rock's photographic record of Iggy and The Stooges in 1972, RAW POWER, is available in the UK from today. Apart from being a superb document of Iggy Pop at his animalistic best, the book also contains three pictures of Ziggy with Iggy, two of which are previously unreleased, the other being the famous 'Ziggy, Iggy and Lou' shot.
If you are in London tomorrow, why not pop along to the exhibition of pictures from the book at The Scala (275 Pentonville Rd Kings Cross London N1 9NL Tel: 0207 833 2022). Running from 3 May to 1 July 2000, the exhibition will open daily from 1pm - 6pm (except Sundays, Mondays)...Also don't forget that the charismatic Mr Rock will be signing copies of her book at 6:00pm inside Helter Skelter (4 Denmark Street London WC2H 8LL Tel: 0207 836 1151). Admission is free to both events.
Raw Power: Iggy & the Stooges 1972 - Photographs by Mick Rock (Publication date: 2 May 2000 (UK); 1 June 2000 (US) Price: Ã‚Â£17.95/ $24.95 Available from all good bookstores or direct from: www.creationbooks.com Tel: 0207 430 9878 Trade orders from: Turnaround Distribution firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0208 829 3000)
Watch this space for an interview about Mick's time with Iggy very soon.
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Total Blam Blam - (European Correspondent)