MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 13: Pablo Motos (L) and American singer Iggy Pop (R) attend 'El Hormiguero' Tv show at Vertice Studio on May 13, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.
He asked that I remain, on one side, slightly normal. So I only have my tattoos on my left side. I think he sees this as my Marilyn Monroe side, and he sees this (left side) as my Iggy Pop side.
It's true, it's a funny arc with us ... That is the way it is, actually, in all the various numerical yardsticks of all this crud - it's bigger than it was. We have the advantage that it was so tiny when we started. It was really really tiny in numerical scope, but it's grown and all those old records still sell really nice and steadily, and they're heavily licensed. People get to hear them at sports events and on movies and in adverts.
We promised the label that we'd do something in New York and something in Chicago in the fall ... I'd rather wait until then so people who like our music have a chance to live with some of the new songs.More quotes »
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