Amy Winehouse 1983 - 2011: The Biography

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John Blake Publishing, 4 ago. 2011 - 330 páginas
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Amy Winehouse's recent death has made the news the world over, and despite her much publicised battle with drink and drugs her passing has left the music world in a state of true shock. At just 27 years of age she sadly joins a list of greats that died before their time, including Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison. As fans gathered outside her Camden house at the weekend to pay tribute to the singer her icon music soared to the top of the charts not only in the UK but the USA and around the world. Never far from the headlines, stories about her tumultuous personal life, wild parties and controversial drug abuse regularly featured in the newspapers. But 2011 was supposed to be the comeback for the troubled singer and she looked to be on her way last Wednesday when she appeared alongside her God daughter Dionne Bromfield. An award-winning singer, Amy Winehouse, had won a host of accolades including two prestigious Ivor Novellos, and an outstanding 5 Grammys in 2008. Blending different music styles including jazz, pop and soul Amy had an army of fans committed to her unique approach to life. This remarkably well-researched biography traces the turbulent life of the tattooed wonder from her childhood pranks, through stage school and early music to the global legend she will be remembered as.
 

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Amy Winehouse Wednesday, January 02, 2013 Chas Newkey-Burden is an experienced author having written around 30 books. This version of his biography of Amy Winehouse was published in 2008. An updated ... Leer reseña completa

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This biography is fluently written. It was published in 2008, which sometimes leads to phrases that are painful to read in 2012. The author is clearly smitten with Amy Winehouse and barely manages to ... Leer reseña completa

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Chas Newkey-Burden is a celebrity biographer whose works include Justin Bieber: The Unauthorized Biography, Michael Jackson: Legend, Paris Hilton: Life on the Edge, and Stephenie Meyer: Queen of Twilight.

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