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Forever Young, BBC Four | reviews, news & interviews

Forever Young, BBC Four

Forever Young, BBC Four

A bunch of old rockers ruminate on why they just keep rolling along

Insurance salesman James Osterberg likes to let his hair down in the evening
Appropriately enough, Forever Young began with the primal beat of Iggy Pop’s “Lust for Life". What I consider to be Mr Pop’s “My Way” seems to perfectly sum up the pumped-up and apparently unstoppable forward momentum of the man himself and his against-all-the-odds lengthy career. But it could just as easily represent many of the world-weary yet resilient musicians interviewed in this unexceptional but nevertheless diverting documentary.

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