Iggy Pop closes first day of Suikerrock with breathtaking rock concert

Iggy Pop, the godfather of punk’, who in april 70, Friday night in Tienen the first day of the festival Suikerrock ended with a razor-sharp rock concert, and that the approximately 8,000 attendees at the Great Market constantly for breath, did happen.

(Archive view) © Rob Walbers

Iggy Pop, as always, in bare-chested, took a sharp version of “I Wanna Be Your Dog” of the former Stooges immediately set the tone for what would follow. After a few hits such as “The Passenger”, announced, “I’m a fuckin’ passenger, pick me up”, and “Lust for Life” followed a moment later, stunning versions of Stooges songs as “I’m Sick of You” and especially “Search and Destroy”.

While the numbers showed Pop, together with his band are invariably particular, a lot of grinta. He was very good at voice and went during the singing several times among the public. After a dozen songs, he disappeared for several minutes behind the scenes then the public is completely knock them out with no less than five encores, including “Real Wild Child” and “Sweet Sixteen” as well as some Stooges songs like “No Fun”, “Down on the Street” and “Loose” by the many enthusiastic fans flocking meegebruld were.

With the message “wake up baby, life is short” he disappeared from the Tiense stage, after being freed from a fiery female fan who succeeded was on the stage to climb.

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