The singer also says he weaned himself off drugs through "craft and willpower"
The punk legend spoke about the BBC nature show during his John Peel Lecture in Salford
Punk hero blasts U2 and praises Thom Yorke in John Peel Lecture
The Stooges man will deliver this year's John Peel Lecture
The speech will be titled 'Free Music in a Capitalist Society'
The Stooges man's photo was used in a new anti-torture campaign without his knowledge
"The future of rock 'n' roll, it’s Justin Bieber" the poster reads
US singer will return to the station following successful Christmas show
The National, Joe Walsh also in star-studded line-up
The clip sees Iggy Pop relaxing at home with pets in a festive fashion
The Stooges frontman will present two special shows on Christmas Day and New Years' Day
Singer says being hailed as godfather of movement gets 'tedious'
Iggy Pop and co play songs from new album 'Ready To Die' in Austin
Beth Orton, Shane MacGowan, Michael Stipe and Broken Social Scene will also feature on the double CD
Def Leppard's Joe Elliott, members of MC5 and The Damned also appear on forthcoming 'Who You Are' LP
The duet 'Let's Boot and Rally' will feature on the next episode of the vampire show
The Stooges man explains why he released his new album 'Apres' online
Singer's 16th solo album is due out on May 9
Stooges man says that rockers today lacks authenticity
The annual independent record shop event takes place on April 21