20 Great Iggy Pop Collaborations

Bowie, Ke$ha and opera: The wild one's best team-ups

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'Skull Ring,' feat. Green Day, Peaches and Sum 41 (2003)

The man who invented Pop-punk never exactly played pop-punk, but that doesn't mean its younger practitioners weren't eager to acknowledge their debt. On his guest-studded 14th album Skull Ring, Sum 41 back Iggy on "Little Know It All," and the band's singer, Deryck Whibley, would later credit Pop with helping him stay sober. Green Day also appeared on two songs: "Private Hell," a punched-up revamp of "The Passenger" and the Clash-y shout-along "Supermarket." But Pop's sensibility meshes best with smutty performance artist Peaches on her two guest tracks: "Rock Show" rhymes with "big, gigantic cock show," and their repetitive deconstruction of the word "titties" on "Motor Inn" sounds like some rediscovered dirty verse from "Surfin' Bird." The following year, Pop would appear on Peaches' track "Kick It," in which each sorts through the other's catalog. (Peaches: "I wanna be your cat." Iggy: "Screw that.")

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