Iggy Pop has joined forces with Trevor Horn to share a gritty cover of ‘Personal Jesus’ – check it out below.
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Shared by Depeche Mode back in 1990, the track has since gone on to be a fan favourite for the band and has been covered by an extensive list of other famous faces, including Johnny Cash.
Now, Iggy Pop has become the latest to cover the iconic track and joined forces with Trevor Horn to create a more gritty, rustic version of the original.
Surprisingly, the cover alongside the renowned record producer and musician marks the first time that the former frontman of The Stooges has put his name to the track – and the finished product sees him put a noticeably more rockabilly spin on the original.
Check it out below.
Shared as part of Horn’s forthcoming covers album, ‘Echoes – Ancient & Modern’, the cover with Iggy Pop stemmed from the singer wanting to try recording various approaches to his performance and stitch them all together to create a more rustic final result.
“[Iggy] said: ‘I’ve heard the track, I’m going to do three takes where I gradually get crazier and crazier and then a fourth take where I speak it and…