A sequel to “I Wanna Be Your Dog,” right? Not really. “King Of The Dogs” comes from Iggy Pop’s forthcoming solo New Orleans jazz-influenced album Préliminaires, which was also inspired by the French writer Michel Houellebecq’s The Possibility Of An Island. That’s well and good because when Houellebecq’s good — see The Elementary Particles — he’s fascinating. The single’s out digitally now, backed with “Nice To Be Dead” and “Je Sais Que Tu Sais. (That’s the single’s cover art to the right.) If you’ve always wondered what Iggy would sound like by way of Preservation Hall, your strange little wish is granted:
The “King Of The Dogs” single is out now and Préliminaires is out 6/2, both via Astralwerks. Investigate further at the Préliminaires blog.