Alex is The Romance Fox said: Just finished Faithfull for the 3rd time! to come to terms with who this person is and what I’m getting from her autobiography. Faithfull has ratings and 18 reviews. The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears said: The unmanagable woman has been seen. Buy Faithfull: An Autobiography by Marianne Faithfull (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.
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From having Jagger write songs about you to being married to the bass player autoiography the Vibrators in 8 autboiography years. They liked me better on heroin. Trigger warnings for suicide and child neglect she has a son from her first marriage autobiogralhy seems to be cared for by nannies and her mother. I loved reading her journey into the psychedelic world and the sense of magic and power that welled up inside and around her.
Sep 27, Louise rated it it was amazing Shelves: Of course, all is never right in Wonderland as the exploration turned into slowly turned into destruction. Brutally honest, no agenda, just one woman’s account of life, mostly on drugs,but life nonetheless. She slept with Keith Richards for a one nighter and claimed it was the best sex ever!
She left Mick Jagger and lived on the wall, on the street for a year or so. Thanks for telling us about the problem. She was and still is a beautiful woman.
Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull
That initial image of her as the delicate sylph from “As Tears Go By” was an image she hated and tried to get away from. Mar 06, Rupert rated it liked it. In her own words…. Confessions of a Groupie there’s an unapologetic and unabashed “The unmanagable woman has been seen as a very dangerous quantity from the dawn of time, or at least since patriarchal religion clamped down on us.
And the depths of her descent into drug use, as with many addicts, is like being on a never ending carousel.
Faithfull: An Autobiography
Overall, it’s a wild ride that Marianne has taken and her life seems charmed in a tragic way. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
She also reveals the contradictions of life as a “star”, first as the pop confection she was pa This is a memoir by Marianne Faithfull, recounting her days in the swinging ’60s. Well, this is about times when taking hard drugs is viewed as having a coffee or cigarette.
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This autobiography is definitely not for those wh For years I’ve had a fascination with Marianne Faithfull – the girl who looked like an angel and sang like a waif, who then became a woman, with a strength that belied her broken autobiogrphy. So, the book does a fabulous job of revealing the iconic Marianne Faithfull. Steph Burt rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Also, Jagger seems like an ass. Aug 22, Sara rated it liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page.
Pages to import images to Wikidata. Full of poignant insights too, such as how being a homeless addict wasn’t infact the nadir of her life.
Later, she regrets not doing the same with Jimi Hendrix. Want to Read saving…. For years I’ve had a fascination with Marianne Faithfull – the girl who looked like an angel and sang like a waif, who then became a woman, with a strength that belied her broken voice. As is the norm with memoirs from this era, there are a lot of drugs.
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An excellent biography, raw and candid. An Autobiography by Marianne Faithfull.
You feel like Marianne is actually telling you the story while hanging out in the living room, relaxed and casual. There was a problem adding your email address.
Being the memoirs of the famed rock singer and composer, who is unfortunately remembered more for being Mick Jagger’s muse and lover than her own solo recordings of the eighties and nineties, which After a long commercial absence, she returned late in with the landmark album, Broken English. Blazing Away 20th Century Blues. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
I realized that this must be the sort of thing that American chicks did. One of the best autobiographies I have read.
Preview — Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull. And the way that young women are photographed, they become addicted to this feedback of the image.
He gets scarcely a mention. It really points out how we dismiss female musicians while lionizing and mythologizing male musicians for identical behavior. Here is someone who was there and also remembers being there. Michael Joseph, autohiography An Autobiography Front cover of Faithfull: He gets his energy from being around drug addicts.