Iggy Pop a passenger on Underworld's journey

Iggy Pop a passenger on Underworld's journey
Rick Smith and Karl Hyde of Underworld

Two decades ago, Underworld ruled dance music and their 1996 piledriver Born Slippy was the soundtrack for a generation. Now they’re back, and they’ve got a very special guest on board

It’s hard to believe Underworld frontman and lyricist Karl Hyde has entered his sixties. I say that not simply because he’s one of those guys who seem eternally young – he has mischievous eyes, bleached blonde hair and a fashion palette that situates itself firmly under the category heading of hipster – but also, and particularly, because of the freshness of his music.

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