53k
Like

Riff: Iggy and The Stooges – “Unfriendly World”

Apr 30, 2013

An old magazine/Go and wrap it in between/Pages yellowing like me/Will I ever be free?

from Unfriendly World lyrics by Iggy and The Stooges

Don’t fight it, Stooges – the slow-groove slide-guitar with deep bass vocal introspection really kills for you guys. These sounds also give the sepia taste of “yellowed pages” as Iggy goes on nostalgia overload, pining to leave “sickening, unfriendly world” of “fame and fortune” behind; [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.

What's a RIFF, you say?

  • 300 characters or less of pure SONG REVIEW bliss,
  • Written by MUSIC LOVERS; Read by EVERYONE,
  • Plugging your favorite LYRIC!

More Riffs

How to Dress Well – “Words I Don’t Remember”

Panda Bear – “Marijuana Makes My Day”

Skrillex – “Coast is Clear”

Frank Ocean, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Diplo – “Hero”

Fitz and the Tantrums – “The Walker”

Aloe Blacc – “Ticking Bomb”

Aloe Blacc – “Wanna Be With You”

Aloe Blacc – “Red Velvet Seat”

Aloe Blacc – “Eyes of A Child”

Aloe Blacc – “Solider in the City”