Happy 62nd Birthday, Iggy Pop!
The musical legend born James Osterberg is Miami's most famous rock and roll resident. And though he guards where, exactly, it is that he resides, lately it seems it's been easier than ever to see him out on the town. And boy, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau should consider hiringIggy Pop
as a spokesperson or something. On the occasion of his impending birthday, Pop recent gavean extensive interview to the London Times Online
, and certainly waxed ecstatic about the metro area's real estate. An excerpt:
[In] 1998 I f***ed off to the nearest luxurious suburb, which is Miami. I live in what would be called a villa were it in southern France. About an acre and spit of land with a rambling bungalow-style, Mediterranean-type house, walled and gated, some very nice Regency gates. I live with my wife, Nina, three dogs, four cats, five koi and four exotic birds. About 40 minutes south of Miami, a little less than a mile from the sea.
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