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See all Questions. Need Aditional help? Contact Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist. Backorder Ships within weeks. Album Details Iggy Pop continues to be known as one of the original pioneers of the punk rock and underground rock movement of the lates and '70s. Incubus 8 LP. Party is the fifth solo studio album by American rock singer Iggy Pop. It was released in June by record label Arista. For this record, Pop collaborated with Ivan Kral , who is best known as the guitar and bass player for Patti Smith in the s.
He originally wanted Phil Spector or Mike Chapman to produce the song. Iggy claimed he got the idea for the song from reading The Right Stuff at a local bookstore.
Party was released in June The album peaked at number in the Billboard Top Buddha reissued the album in with two bonus tracks: "Speak to Me" and a cool jazz rendition of the standard " One for My Baby and One More for the Road ". Charlotte Robinson of PopMatters called it "a bizarre train wreck of an album". Houston is Hot Tonight Iggy Pop.
Pumpin' For Jill Iggy Pop. Happy Man Iggy Pop. Bang Bang Iggy Pop. Sea of Love Iggy Pop. In , both Iggy and his record company wanted him to deliver a hit, and Party was a typically eccentric attempt on his part to do just that. But "Pleasure" proved the old Iggy still lurked beneath the surface, "Eggs on a Plate" found him lashing out at the symbols of success he was trying so hard to gain, and "Happy Man" was so aggressively silly it verged on self-parody.
Iggy also tried to enlist a name producer to give the project some commercial punch; what he got was one-time Monkees songwriter Tommy Boyce, who oversaw the uninspired but prescient dance-rock opus "Bang Bang" which did scrape the lower regions of the singles charts , as well a pair of eccentric covers. Part of Iggy Pop's unique sort of integrity is that the man doesn't seem to know how to sell out, even when he tries, and Party, one of the strangest albums of his career, is living proof.
Buddha's reissue of Party added a strong, low-key rendition of the Johnny Mercer classic "One for My Baby And One More for The Road " that works better than most of the cuts from the original album. Artist Iggy Pop. Label Friday Music. GTINIn , Iggy Pop delivered his high energy rock of the 80's classic Party for Arista Records. Featuring a smokin' new hit club and pop single with Bang Bang, this stunning release featured a good amount of staple Iggy Pop classics like Sincerity, Pumpin' For Jill and the powerful Houston Is Hot Tonight.