Riff: Iggy and The Stooges – “Beat That Guy”

Apr 30, 2013

Feel I gotta bite if I’m gonna bark/Can’t think about slinking off in the dark

from Beat That Guy lyrics by Iggy and The Stooges

“Beating” away Iggy’s old self, “that guy,” The Stooges accept change in this acoustic-driven ditty. Complete with epic guitar solo and female background vocals the relaxed, outdoor summer feel proves that temporarily abandoning punk doesn’t have to mean “slinking off into the dark;” [LISTEN].

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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