PINS are set to return with a five song EP Bad Thing on March 24th. As previously reported, the EP includes a cover of Joy Division's "Dead Souls" and a collaboration with Iggy Pop titled "Aggrophobe." PINS revealed to Vice that after writing "Aggrophobe" they knew Iggy's voice would be perfect for the track, so they reached out to him and he agreed to do it:
"It was just a bit of a joke really. "Oh, wouldn't it be cool if Iggy Pop was the voice on this". And we just asked! Obviously he was the number one choice."
As it turns out PINS didn't get to actually meet the legend because the arrangements and recording of the song were done electronically. But he did reach out to PINS to thank them for the opportunity:
"He passed on a message that said thank you for thinking of him and that he hopes to meet us one day. We sent him one back saying thank you for doing it and we hope to meet you too!"
Watch the video for "Aggrophobe" below and read more about the collaboration here.
Published February 10th, 2017