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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So, it doesn’t matter how cool So, where do I start? Before picking up this book, my knowledge of Red Hot Chili Peppers was pretty minimal. He also met a lot of famous people by just living in LA. So, where do I start? The formation of the band, its iterations, the origins of their sound and their songs are all explained well in Kiedis’ inimitable voice.

Let’s say right now that I loved this book and I tiesue understand why so many people dogged on it so badly.

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Though his behaviour is frequently abhorrent, Anthony makes a sympathetic narrator. Daddy was a hip drug dealer, so what?

THAT kind of dirty Does that make him any less prolific artist, or not the best frontman ever? Video link here “I had no idea what song he kkedis playing or what key he was in.

This book has everything you could possibly ask for; it made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me sad and it made me profoundly happy. Sep 27, Michelle rated it it was ok Shelves: I really think Anthony Kiedis tiasue a sweetheart. He effectively wrote himself as the villain of the piece and scarr doesn’t seem to have realized it.

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One of the more interesting and candid addiction memoirs I’ve read so far- and I’ve read a lot!


The group’s breakthrough album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, was recorded in ; their album Californication sold over 13 million copies worldwide. The spiritual vividness with which his life story was told struck me deeply. Red Hot Chili Peppers fans, fan’s of memoirs, people who are intersted in rock and roll lifestyles.

Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings ikedis often among the most joyful parts of the evening. Raised in Michigan, Kiedis went on to study at UCLA, but dropped out after losing interest, partially due to his abuse of hard drugs. And of course, wha Even though I can only relate to a fraction of what is in this book, seeing how my own life is so radically different from that of the author, I loved every minute of reading this book.

I think he is really talented, but it seems to me that he got into the RHCP thing by aanthony.

Yeah, so did a lot of people. 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 the 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.


Kirdis, he would never look at a woman twice because according to him, he prefers 16 year old jail bate.

BUT with all The audiobook quality was pure crap. Or maybe he has an over active imagination and invented a few scenes in the book. Seeing it changed my soul. I grew up too early for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. This book was funny, insane, tragic, inspiring I’m with You Singles Collection.

Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

I’d go anthonh their houses and see their dads come home from their office buildings and not have any time or energy or compassion for their kids. Apr 27, Nook rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: There were a few negatives for me. In Carmen, half Swiss and half Persian, married Yeslam Bin Ladin and found herself inside the complex and vast clan of Bin Laden, part of a society that at that point she neither knew nor understood.