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What did you think when the punks started releasing music a few years later?  IGGY POP: I reacted to it better than I had to the hippie thing. As it developed, I couldn’t stand the sincere punks. I never believed them. Still don’t.
The sincere punks? IGGY POP: Like the Clash were going to make the world politically correct for everybody’s benefit — but only if you kept buying Clash records. I never really went for the righteousness.

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What did you think when the punks started releasing music a few years later?
IGGY POP: I reacted to it better than I had to the hippie thing. As it developed, I couldn’t stand the sincere punks. I never believed them. Still don’t.

The sincere punks?
IGGY POP: Like the Clash were going to make the world politically correct for everybody’s benefit — but only if you kept buying Clash records. I never really went for the righteousness.


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Via: astralsilence
Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/01/magazine/iggy-pop-isnt-ready-to-give-up-the-carnal-life.html?_r=2