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Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker team up for Peaky Blinders theme

Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker have recorded a new version of Red Right Hand, the theme tune to hit British crime series Peaky Blinders.
Ahead of the premiere of the fourth series of the BBC drama on Wednesday (15Nov17), Helen McCrory, who plays Polly, the matriarch of the Shelby crime family, revealed the singing legends had recorded their own version of the track.
“Every year, (the producers) look out for different singers, and who’s going to do the cover music,” she said during an appearance on The One Show. “One of the Red Right Hand covers will be from the duet of Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker.”
Helen did not specify how often the rockers’ version of the Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds song will be used as theme music.
Arctic Monkeys and PJ Harvey have previously covered the song for the series.
Peaky Blinders, which stars Cillian Murphy as Thomas Shelby, a gangster who rules 1920s Birmingham with an iron fist, has been a hit in America as well as in Britian.
A host of big stars have signed up for roles in the show, and the fourth series will see Oscar winner Adrien Brody and Game of Thrones star Aidan Gillen follow in the footsteps of Tom Hardy and Sam Neill by appearing in the hit series.
Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight also has ambitions to make a movie.
“People don’t tend to do it but it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it,” he told Britain’s Radio Times magazine last year. “We have always talked about it. We have always felt that in these days of the pot being stirred it would be an interesting thing to do. People say you don’t make the film until it is unpopular, but I don’t agree.”

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