Iggy and the Stooges: Raw Power Live

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  • NR
  • 2011
  • 2 hr 30 min
  •   (18)

Iggy and the Stooges: Raw Power Live from 2011 is a fantastic concert film directed by Joey Carey, featuring the legendary Iggy Pop and his band the Stooges performing live at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival in England. This movie was a celebration of their iconic album Raw Power which was celebrated 40 years after its release. The concert was special in every way as the band played the album in its entirety to a screaming crowd that was electrified throughout the entire show.

The movie was shot with multiple cameras, which showed concert attendees in the front row throwing themselves at the stage, some crowdsurfing and headbanging, others simply raising their hands in praise. This documentary-style footage captured the wild energy and passion that defined the Stooges throughout their career.

One of the film's standout performances was "Search and Destroy," in which Iggy stomped around the stage, shirtless, wearing his signature shades and belting out the lyrics as the crowd sang along. This classic song showed that Iggy, through the years, still had what it took to captivate an audience with his eccentric and exciting stage presence.

Another favorite performance in the movie was "I Need Somebody," with the band playing hard and loud as Iggy crawled, slithered, and writhed around the stage like an animal. The song's hard-hitting rhythms were perfectly matched by the high energy of Iggy and his bandmates, as they pounded out the tune and kept the crowd engaged throughout.

In "Raw Power," the title track of the album, Iggy took the energy levels up a notch. James Williamson's guitar work was nothing short of pyrotechnic as he transcended the strings of his instrument with his electrifying solos. The song's element of chaos was amplified by the Stooges, who combined their individual styles to create something that was truly unique and awe-inspiring.

One of the movie's most touching moments took place during "Shake Appeal" when Iggy chose to pay tribute to his late bandmate Ron Asheton with a heartfelt dedication on stage. Despite being without Asheton, the band's performance was still a powerful testament to the passion and unity that made them great.

Overall, the movie's footage showcased the punk legend Iggy Pop in his prime and his band the Stooges, including James Williamson - one of the most underrated guitarists of all time, and the talented bassist Mike Watt. The music, lighting, and explosive energy of Iggy and the Stooges drew the audience in and refused to let them go throughout the movie.

In conclusion, Iggy and the Stooges: Raw Power Live from 2011 is a concert film that stands the test of time. It captures the sound and spirit of the Stooges at their best, and it represents an authentic snapshot of their career. If you're a Stooges fan or a fan of rock n' roll in general, this movie is an absolute must-watch. It's a hit of raw energy sure to make any viewer want to mosh and smash like the Stooges did all those years ago.

Iggy and the Stooges: Raw Power Live is a 2011 concerts movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

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  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    2 hr 30 min
  • IMDB Rating
      (18)