Blondie singer Debbie Harry has introduced her first-ever memoir. Titled Face It, the e book is scheduled to hit cabinets October 1st via Harper Collins.
The 304-page autobiography sees the frontwoman recounting Blondie’s legendary rise — from their early days in New York to world stardom. Together with Harry’s personal first-person essays will likely be interviews performed by journalist Sylvie Simmons. Included are also beforehand unseen images and an introduction penned by Blondie guitarist Chris Stein.
“I didn’t wish to [write it], however I did,” the 73-year-old Harry remarked in an announcement. “If Face It appeals to folks then I’ll get to telling extra of the anecdotal bits of the story of Blondie – just like the time I met Rita Hayworth and Penny Singleton backstage on the Greek Theater in Los Angeles… I’ve led a really full life and couldn’t probably cowl every thing in only one quantity.”
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Per an announcement from Harper Collins, followers also needs to anticipate the memoir to incorporate mentions of Harry’s movie profession, in addition to different acts that got here up within the ’70s alongside Blondie,
“Peppered with colourful characters, Face It options everybody from bands Blondie got here up with on the 1970s music scene—The Ramones, Tv, Speaking Heads, Iggy Pop and David Bowie—to artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marina Abramović and H.R. Giger of Alien fame. It explores her profitable performing profession (she has starred in over 30 movie roles together with David Cronenberg’s Videodrome and John Waters’ Hairspray), her weekends with William S. Burroughs and her tried abduction by serial killer Ted Bundy. Starting from the hardscrabble grit and dirt of the early New York Metropolis years to occasions of wonderful industrial success, interrupted by a plunge into heroin habit, the near-death of associate Chris Stein, a heart-wrenching chapter and Blondie’s break up as a band, a tremendous solo profession after which a shocking return with Blondie, this can be a cinematic story of an artist who has at all times set her personal path.”
Pre-orders for Face It have already begun.
Harry and the remainder of Blondie are set to embark on a summer time tour with Elvis Costello & The Imposters. Seize tickets right here. The band’s final album, Pollinator, dropped in 2017.
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