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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Not the typical sunshiny portrayal of the 60s, which I love too, but the darker flipside. 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 voice.
Even though she denies it there is a certain amount of regret and sorrow in her words. It’s not a great book. De humor en het relativeringsvermogen van Marianne maken dit boek zeer leesbaar. Marianne Faithfull and David Dalton. Also, Jagger seems like an ass.
There she frolicked with the most luminous autobiovraphy the young, rich, and reckless, including Bob Dylan, the Beatle From pop stardom through the depths of addiction to her punk-rock comeback, Marianne Faithfull’s life captures rock ‘n’ roll at its most decadent and its most destructive.
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I’m not sure I understand or like this person, but I did find autobography story an interesting one – not necessarily because of her but because of her experiences, the people she knew, and the times she lived in. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
If it weren’t for Marianne I would have never learned how to properly wear black by Faithfull tells her story in a candid, hard-hitting and gritty way and one of the things I really liked was that she never looked for sympathy or made excuses for her mistakes but that she was honest and not shy to admit the mistakes she made.
From having Jagger write songs about you to being married to the bass player of the Vibrators in 8 short years. Mar 05, Kitty rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
It was pretty funny to read about her self-described passionate affair with Mick Jagger in her own memoir, and then read Marianne Faithfull’s version: In this book Marianne finally gets her say. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.
You feel like Marianne is actually telling you the story while hanging out in the living room, relaxed and casual. He gets scarcely a mention.
Books by Marianne Faithfull. She was left out to be a groupie of sorts and really stymied her own career.
Oct 13, Katherine Basto rated it really liked it. Oh yes, Mick auotbiography attracted to Keith as well. With the aid of rock biographer Dalton Mr. One of the most unique and original female singer-songwriter.
This is a really aurobiography, vulgar there is a part where some weird man enters a room wearing a cape, and she says with perfect and logical nonchalance, “I figured that deserved a fuck”and vivid book-length way of saying “bye haters.
I criticized the groupie memoir I’m With the Band by Pamela des Barres for its complete acceptance and forgiveness of the garbage men in her life. When others tell their stories, faiithfull either painted as victims or viragos sometimes both. I think she is brutally honest in portraying her faithgull and weaknesses in this book. This is a must read for anyone interested in the sixties British rock scene, Britain itself, female performers and La Faithfull in particular.
She is incensed when someone tries to categorize her, yet she does it constantly with everyone in her life; when she discusses one of her managers for example: Apr 16, Kat Hellchester rated it it was amazing Faifhfull They liked me better on heroin. Something was missing and she turned to drugs. I’ve given copies to a few friends.