Iggy Pop Going Soft ?

~http://is.gd/W4fW1V~ Iggy Pop is to release an album of soft-rock covers, featuring ballads in English and French. A follow-up to 2009's 'Houellebecq-inspired' Préliminaires, the set will include a version of the Beatles' Michelle and songs by Serge Gainsbourg and Henri Salvador.

"There are no rock songs," Pop told Billboard this week. As with Préliminaires, the as-yet untitled record was produced by Hal Cragin; unlike that release, this LP includes "very little writing". Instead, Pop is tackling "American and French ... classic tunes," such as Fred Neil's Everybody's Talkin'.

Read the full article HERE at Gigseen.