Iggy Pop • Lust For Life • Live in Manchester • 25th September 1977

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Lust for Life is a track originally from the Iggy Pop album, Lust for Life released on the 29th of August, 1977. Most of the footage used here was shot about a month later, for So it Goes; a British TV music show. So it Goes was presented by Factory Records founder, Tony Wilson and shown on Granada Television between 1976 and 1977. So it Goes specialised in showcasing the punk rock scene of the day. Manchester was the ninth date of the Lust for Life tour. The tour had started in Iggy's then home city of Berlin on September the 12th and it would finish up two months later on the 18th of November at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The musicians on the Lust for Life album had been The Idiot touring band of: Tony Sales - bass, Hunt Sales - drums, Ricky Gardiner - guitar, David Bowie - keyboard and backing vocals. Plus Carlos Alomar - guitar. However, by the time of the Lust for Life tour, Bowie and Gardner were gone, replaced by Bowie's former lead guitarist from the Station to Station tour, Stacy Heydon, and multi-instrumentalist, Scott Thurston, on guitar, piano, synthesizer, harmonica.Stacy Heydon, on how he came to be chosen for the Lust for Life tour "Iggy accompanied us throughout the Station to Station tour. He and Dave were best mates. I was approached by Jimmy. No doubt Dave gave his blessing". Scott Thurston had already been a member of the 1973 - 74 live incarnation of The Stooges, and he had played on the Kill City material in 1975. Stacy Heydon talking about the tour with Iggy: "The people in Manchester were among the best. Being mostly of English dissent I felt very much at home throughout the country. Jimmy was and is quite the entertainer. On countless occasions he would be sharing his extensive knowledge on things like French impressionists, psychology, various political systems, specific museum pieces and the like. Two steps later as soon as we’d taken the stage all bets were off. Being on tour with Mr Osterburg was not for the faint of heart but it did open my eyes to the immense wit and chameleon like qualities that he could extract from his psyche at will, and was the very fabric of his being. That said, whichever side of the cloth you happened to be with at any given time seemed to be the antithesis of the other. If it’s true that opposites attract, that little fucker must love himself as much as we all do!"The material shot for So it Goes was shown on British TV about a month after the live show on the 30th of October. Part of The Passenger was shown, a short interview with Iggy, and at the end of the show, part of Lust for Life, with credits played before the end of the song. Unfortunately, this broadcast led to the early demise of So it Goes. As John Cooper Clark states on his narration on “Anarchy in Manchester”, “Unfortunately for So it Goes, his (Iggy’s) noble onstage savagery led to the shows cancelation in late ’77. That FY appendage didn’t do it for Granada’s top brass.” And so the planned third series of So it Goes never happened. __________________This recreation of Lust For Life is from 10+ sources. No footage could be found for the first minute and a half of the track, so I used footage from another European date on the tour (possibly Amsterdam). It’s not a perfect match - Iggy is wearing different clothing and the venue and audience are obviously different, but better that than a blank screen or omitting a large chuck of the track, I think. A sixteen minute version of this video Iggy Pop • Live in Manchester • So it Goes • 25th September 1977is available on my Vimeo channel: In addition to Lust For Life, it contains a complete version of The Passenger and additional interview material with Iggy.Been dabbling with this project for many months. It's still not right, but until it's uploaded, it's a distraction from future projects. Now I can forget it, and move on.Hope you dig it!_______________I am grateful to Easy Action for providing the audio track and allowing me to use it on this video. The Manchester audio performances of Lust for Life and The Passenger are available to buy from Easy Action, as downloads and a limited edition 10” vinyl has just been released. easyaction.co.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=558&search=iggy+popitunes.apple.com/gb/album/apollo-single/id1280354092_______________I don't own the rights, and I'm not making any money out of this etc. Just a fan making videos for other fans.Please Share, Like, Comment, Subscribe. Thanks!



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Ann White
And thanks for the interview snippet at the end Nacho. God, is there anything more sexy than Iggy speaking in his deep baritone voice (apart from Bowie speaking in his deep baritone voice).
Chele
Thank you
Christian Hohbach
Love that fat bassline!\nThanks Nacho.
D Who?
I saw this show 🤩
Daniel Cowlin
A great performance. Detroiter, went to college, lived, played ,worked in Ypsilanti for years(they have an annual Iggy Pop festival). This a great version!
Edward mulholland
You have done a great job! Always loved this clip. Iggy had the best 2 bands in 1977 - and 2 of the best albums. I’m off to the Easy Action website now.
Gabriel Whiddett
The REAL Lizard King. \nNo shirt, no tatts, no gimmicks \nNo Iggy=No Fun!!
Get it here, Thing
Thanks nacho, I just recently started getting into Iggy, he was just a ball of energy... kinda suprised a camera could keep up with him 😂\nYou did a great job putting it all together, your too tough on yourself - I enjoyed it immensely. As always thanks a million it’s always very much appreciated.
Johann Baerenklau
But that's not Bowie on the keys...?
K A
I'll see him perform this year in London. I'm so lucky. I mean. He's been around forever now and it's a miracle he is still so fit!
Keith McKenna
I was at this gig in Manchester... it changed my life!! I was 17 years old.
Lemuren Gustav
Love that man.
Marshall Tallant
There's no future with \
MewWolf5
The thumbnail for this video scared me.
Michael Wilson
After hearing the local bumpkins blasting country music from their pickup trucks all day, I need this!
Miguel Rodriguez
I got so excited for the first 2 minutes. I thought the lost footage was found. This is great!
Mrkariope1
thanks nacho
OccupyJordan
Right on ig!
Paul Rowland
So many thanks Nacho\nNow it's DOWN and digital it's done. Someone in say 2077 will see this and say hey those kids were wild.\nLeaving a memory a taste of what it was like is the work complete
Scary Stardust
Thank U Nacho. .,\
Schmedley
Great work, sir!
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baddvd
Saw your upload on Vimeo, just incredible, you are perfection Nacho! 💙💙💙
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Hmm, fed back, duble trebl tc. warp, change, hmm, deviatio, innovstrion vsrttioeoanymn,,,..\n\ninnivtoss so then apostates
kabeauregardajax
Sorry for the kid who got kicked out after the first track, and that second kid on this track also getting tossed out.
murielsartre
Good old Iggy, the original 24-hour party person. Fantastic work, Nacho, thank you!
number thirtyseven
Yep, another gem. Thanks Nacho for all your time & effort these are just top notch
reekashade
Power-packed-performance ,you caught all the magic!
rock star
this is the best quality of manchester apolo ive ever seen on youtube
roney euceda
amazing nacho just great
wildcatter63
WOT Now how the hell Iggy is the last man standing/alive when he had self destruct down to such a fine art....