Saturday January 18, 2020

Book review: Face it by Debbie Harry

The enigmatic face of Blondie draws a veil over her personal life

20th October, 2019
Debbie Harry: her memoir leaves the reader wanting more Pic: Mick Rock

Memoir: Face It, By Debbie Harry, HarperCollins, €25

Great rock memoirs are a compelling and delicious genre in and of themselves. The best ones do away with the fluff and hagiography, peeling back the story that everyone thinks they already know. They reveal the emotional truth of the artist’s experience. They take the temperature of the scene that built around them and the city that made them who they are. They put the...

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