31 August 15
Posted at 2:26
' Reckless-My Life as a Pretender' is Chrissie Hynde's soon to be released Biography...
The book isn't out yet but some critics are saying that it is the Rock Memoire of the year. Chrissie has never been one to pull her punches and article written by Krissi Murison has caused a bit of a storm...It causing controversy !? !
You can read the Sunday Times Magazine article here.
Originally from the 'Rubber City' Akron Ohio she came to Britain in 1973, after a few years the whole Punk scene was exploded. Chrissie worked for a short while at the NME magazine as a journalist and hung out with many of people who would become punk legends including Sid Vicious, Mick Jones and Vivienne Westwood etc ( She even worked in the shop SEX in the Kings Road). Chrissie's really found her personal stride once she had got her own band together The Pretenders with a long list of hits she became an incredible musical force, around her there was all the chaos some of it becoming tragedy but through it all she remained a strong and unflinching character. The book will be a must read! click here for a link to it.