Scar Tissue has ratings and reviews. provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis’s searingly honest memoir of a More lists with this book. SCAR TISSUE. Anthony Kiedis, Author, Larry Ratso Sloman, With with Larry Sloman. Hyperion $ (p) ISBN In SCAR TISSUE Anthony Kiedis, charismatic and highly articulate frontman of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, recounts his remarkable life story.

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Scar Tissue

He had a seriously messed up childhood. It is painful to read of the levels he would sink to, the efforts made to get clean, rehab facilities he would escape from, and his inevitable descent into addiction again. And honestly, he should have cut them out because this damn book goes on and on and never ends. Almost half of the book was about how he got high, how he messed up things, how he just got lucky with everything.

There are some parallels between Kiedis and Morrison. Both may have qualified as “erotic politicians”, Morrison’s clever depiction of the Doors to a stunned and befuddled media. I never thought Anthony was anything special. I really think Anthony Kiedis is a sweetheart. People were reading it in hospitals, in prisons and schools and it was having a positive effect.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers fans, fan’s of memoirs, people who are intersted in rock and roll lifestyles. But the RHCP converted me By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Apparently, john heard some sort of voices, haunting him.


Create An Account Why Join? Also, he is ignorant enough to believe the word “FUCK” is an acronym stemming from For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge when anyone with even the most basic knowledge of etymology knows this is pure bullshit.

Dude, you’re supposed to be an artist. Are you kidding me?? The wild and passionate lead singer for supergroup The Who is still very much alive. Anthony Keidis happily retells scad he wasted his life on drugs, screwed and screwed over countless women, friends and collegaues and ended up alone – not even his closest friend Flea talks to him any more.

I mean, he scarr suffers a severe case of LSS that would be Lead Singer Syndrome for those of you unfamiliar with the term. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening.

They just sat their and drank their whiskey and smoked their cigars and read their paper and went to bed. It’s as i The only problem I found while reading this book was the fact that Kiedis is such a lucky pretentious fuck. Over twenty years later, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, against all odds, have become one of the most successful bands in the world. But while Kiedis fails to scratch beneath the surface of his fast-lane life, his frankness is moving, especially toward the end of the book, boom his mea culpa turns into a full-blown account of recovery and redemption.


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Won’t people turn away if they know the real me? Time remaining — day s — hour s — minute s — second s. I never bought into the phenom of rap music If I can stop a single person reading this book my job abthony done.

On its most visceral level, Scar Tissue is, as its title implies, the story of lifelong addiction. It takes Anthony yeeears — dozens of rehab stays, hundreds of promises to stay clean — before he finally kicks his drug habit.

Keep me logged in on this computer. This actually ended up with me feeling much more sympathetic towards him than if he’d just been saying how awful he’d been with no attempt at apology, OR constant explanations along scaar lines of “yes I was awful but only b A pretty fascinating, no-holds-barred look into the life of the vocalist of one of my favourite bands.

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Aug 05, Bkilpatrick rated it liked it Recommends it for: Memoirs and autobiographies do to automatically have to include those kinds of details about other people’s families! Kiedis lives in the Los Angeles area. The tales from the early days of the Hollywood punk scene, the overdose death of Hillel Slovak, the bouts with rehab, the disappointments, the descriptions of lyrics and personal struggles