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On May 9, 2012.

On May 9, 2012, “Thousand Mile Inc” label released “Après”, the sixteenth Iggy Pop studio album. It was recorded February 2010 – June 2011, and was produced by Hal Cragin.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Hal Cragin – vocals. guitar, bass guitar, piano
  • Steven Ulrich – electric guitar
  • Danny Blume – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jerry Zaslavsky – organ
  • Jon Cowherd – piano
  • Ben Perowsky – drums, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta – drums, percussion
  • Kevin Hupp – drums, percussion
  • Jainardo Batista – percussion
  • Aaron Halva – tres
  • Lucie Aimé, Sarah Fimm – backing vocals
  • Tim Ouimette – horn arrangemens, horns, trombone
  • Lulu Gainsbourg – horn arrangement
  • Hal Cragin – engineer, mixing
  • Andy Tommasi – additional production, engineer
  • Guillaume le Grontec, Sophie Blondy – photography

Track listing:

  1. Et si tu n’existais pas – Vito Pallavicini, Toto Cutugno, Pasquale Losito, Pierre Delanoë, Claude Lemesie
  2. La Javanaise – Serge Gainsbourg
  3. Everybody’s Talkin – Fred Neil
  4. I’m Going Away Smiling – Yoko Ono
  5. La vie en rose – Louis Guglielmi, Édith Piaf
  6. Les Passantes – Antoine Pol, Georges Brassens
  7. Syracuse – Bernard Dimey
  8. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter
  9. Michelle – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  10. Only the Lonely – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen

On October 8, 1996.

they-might-be-giants-factory-showroom

On October 8, 1996, “Elektra” label released “Factory Showroom” the sixth They Might Be Giants studio album.It was recorded 1995 – 1996, and was produced by Pat Dillett.

  • Brian Doherty – drums, percussion
  • John Flansburgh – vocals, backing vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • John Linnell – vocals, backing vocals, synthesizers, organs, accordion, piano, Mellotron, clavinet
  • Graham Maby – electric and acoustic bass
  • Eric Schermerhorn – lead electric guitar
  • Amy Allison – vocal sample
  • Steve Calhoon – drums
  • Ron Caswell – tuba
  • Hal Cragin – electric bass
  • Ralph Farris – viola
  • Yuval Gabay – drums
  • Sue Hadjopoulos – congas, percussion
  • Amanda Homi – vocals
  • Gregor Kitzis – violin
  • Julian Koster – singing saw
  • Ron Lawrence – viola
  • Steve Light – vibraphon
  • Mo’ Funky Element – drum break sample
  • Tim Newman – trombone
  • Jim O’Connor – trumpet
  • Jay Sherman-Godfrey – acoustic and electric slide guitar
  • Krystof Witek – violin
  • Lyle Workman – lead electric guitar
  • Garo Yellin – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by They Might Be Giants, except where noted.

  1. Token Back To Brooklyn
  2. S-E-X-X-Y – They Might Be Giants, Hal Cragin
  3. Till My Head Falls Off
  4. How Can I Sing Like a Girl?
  5. Exquisite Dead Guy
  6. Metal Detector
  7. New York City – Robynn Iwata, Lisa Marr, Lisa Nielsen
  8. XTCAdam Ant
  9. Spiraling Shape
  10. James K. Polk – Matthew Hill, They Might Be Giants
  11. Pet Name
  12. I Can Hear You
  13. The Bells Are Ringing

On May 25, 2009.

Preliminaires

On May 25, 2009, “Astralwerks” label released “Préliminaires”, the fifteenth Iggy Pop  studio album. It was recorded in 2009 in Miami, Florida and Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Hal Cragin. The album was inspired by Michel Houellebecq’s novel “La Possibilité d’une île” (The Possibility of an Island).

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals, guitar,  concept
  • Jon Cowherd– piano
  • Lucie Aimé – vocals
  • Hal Cragin – bass, guitar, percussion, keyboards, drum programming
  • Kevin Hupp – drums, congas
  • Tim Ouimette – trumpet
  • Marc Phaneuf- clarinet
  • Clarence L. Banks – trombone

Track listing:

  1. Les feuilles mortes – music by Joseph Kosma, lyrics by Jacques Prévert
  2. I Want to Go to the Beach – Iggy Pop
  3. King of The Dogs – Lil Armstrong, Iggy Pop
  4. Je sais que tu sais – Lucie Aimé, Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  5. Spanish Coast – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  6. Nice to Be Dead – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  7. How Insensitive – Vinicius De Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Party Time – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  9. He’s Dead / She’s Alive- Iggy Pop
  10. A Machine for Loving – Hal Cragin, Michel Houellebecq, Iggy Pop; English translation by Gavin Bowd
  11. She’s a Business – Hal Cragin, Iggy Pop
  12. Les feuilles mortes (Marc’s Theme) – music by Joseph Kosma; lyrics by Jacques Prévert

On March 5, 1996.

Naughty_Little_Doggie

On March 5, 1996, “Virgin” label released “Naughty Little Doggie”, the twelve Iggy Pop album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Track Record, Inc.” in Hollywood, and was produced by Iggy Pop and Thom Wilson. The photography was by David Sims and Anton Corbijn; and the artwork by Phil Bicker.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals, guitar
  • Eric Mesmerize- guitar
  • Hal Wonderful (Hal Cragin) – bass, keyboards on “Shoeshine Girl”
  • Larry Contrary (Larry Mullins)– drums
  • The Mighty Whitey (Whitey Kirst) – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Iggy Pop, except where noted.

  1. I Wanna Live – Whitey Kirst, Iggy Pop
  2. Pussy Walk – Iggy Pop, Eric Schermerhorn
  3. Innocent World
  4. Knucklehead
  5. To Belong
  6. Keep on Believing – Iggy Pop, Eric Schermerhorn
  7. Outta My Head
  8. Shoeshine Girl – Iggy Pop, Eric Schermerhorn
  9. Heart Is Saved
  10. Look Away