Iggy Pop & James WilliamsonKill City

Label:BOMP! – BLP 4001, BOMP! – IMR 1018, BOMP! – IMP 1018
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Green
Style:Hard Rock, Punk


A1Kill City2:20
A2Sell Your Love3:37
A3Beyond The Law3:03
A4I Got Nothin'3:25
A6Night Theme
Backing VocalsGayna
B1Night Theme (Reprise)
Backing VocalsGayna
B2Consolation Prizes3:16
B3No Sense Of Crime3:43
B4Lucky Monkeys3:38
B5Master Charge
Written-ByScott Thurston

Companies, etc.



• The Goldisc K-9347/8 and K-9554/5 master pairs are different versions and belong to different subs.
• The lower numbers, with K-9347/8 etched in the runouts, are from the original West-Coast Kendun lacquers and belong to the original pressing, r22700888, with "IMP 1018" on the labels: Kill City.
• The higher numbered pair, with K-9554/5 runouts, has lacquers cut at Sterling and belong to the first re-pressing, r11880203, with "IMR 1018" on the labels: Kill City. (The Sterling masters were used for other later Bomp/Import/Jem/Visa pressings as well.)
• The "lacquer" from Kendun with "mastering" from Sterling, shown here in credits and as Variant 1, is the accidental result of the use of an A-side plate with the earlier Kendun mastering and a later Sterling-mastered B-side plate, (with the original IMP 1018 labels). This "hybrid" has a separate sub at Kill City.
• Some copies of the Sterling+K-9554/5 repressing also exist with the original "IMP 1018" labels.

BLP 4001 orig Bomp cat#
IMR 1018 - spine & back cover
IMP 1018 - label

B4 originally tracked at Maconnel Studios, West LA, remixed at Paramount Studios & John Thomas Studios

Sticker on cover "Special limited edition on green vinyl!"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 1): K-9347 IMP 1018-1A KENDUN-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 1): K-9348 IMP 1018-2B KENDUN-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 2): K-9554 GOL STERLING IMR 1018-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 2): K-9555 GOL STERLING IMR-1018-B

Other Versions (5 of 59)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Kill City (LP, Album)Import Records9356-1018Canada1977
New Submission
Kill City (Cassette, Album)GRT Music Tapes, Bomp!5364-1018US1977
New Submission
Kill City (8-Track Cartridge, Album)BOMP!8364-1C18 HUS1977
New Submission
Kill City (LP, Album, Test Pressing)BOMP!, BOMP!, BOMP!BLP 4001, IMR 1018, IMP 1018US1977
New Submission
Kill City (8-Track Cartridge, Album)BOMP!8364-1018 HUS1977



  • likebeingalive's avatar
    Don't sleep on this LP. After Fun House & The Idiot, this is my personal fave Iggy-related recording. Check out the backstory/circumstances regarding its creation...Fascinating!
    • PCScrublord's avatar
      Finally got an original copy of this classic, if you see it grab it. Killer record!
      • watchcarefully's avatar
        My copy of this is missing the cover. If anyone has a cover to sell...or a beat-up vinyl with a decent cover, I would consider purchasing.
        I asked Suzy of Bomp! records if she had a spare, but without luck.
        • J1763's avatar
          This is right up there with Lust For Life. Fantastic record!
          • popiggy's avatar
            I have a lot of Iggy's stuff and this is my favorite of all time. Absolutely pure pop and in Green
            • eskeshuus's avatar
              'Limited edition'... anyone knows how many were pressed on green vinyl?
              • bigdai's avatar
                love this record had it on green vinyl but had it stolen , would love to find it ....
                • aspen1399's avatar
                  The 2010 remix is like a brand new album, it went from being a collection of rough pseudo-demos to a full-fledged, cleaned up, dynamic and brilliant display of two young men desperate to save their at-stake careers. I'm sure Iggy and James would have gotten signed back in 1975 if they had the album mixed like this.
                  • w4toosh's avatar
                    Very similar to the Rolling Stones. Quite good - recommended if you like Jagger!
                    • antares's avatar
                      Edited 18 years ago
                      Iggy sang all the vocal tracks while on weekend leave from the UCLA Hospital sometime in 1975 (where he was recovering from drug addiction, etc.)


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