In this “brilliant and galvanizing” NYT bestseller (Newsweek), the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers’ lead singer and songwriter stocks a searingly fair account of existence within the rock scene’s speedy lane — from the darkness into the sunshine.
In 1983, 4 self-defined “knuckleheads” burst out of the mosh-pitted mosaic of the neo-punk rock scene in L.A. with their very own distinctive logo of cosmic hardcore mayhem funk. Over two decades later, the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers, in opposition to all odds, have turn out to be one of the a hit bands on this planet. Even though the band has long past thru many incarnations, Anthony Kiedis, the crowd’s lyricist and dynamic lead singer, has been there for the entire curler-coaster trip. In Scar Tissue, Kiedis supplies a compelling existence tale from a person “in love with the whole lot” — the darkness, the dying, the illness. Even his descent into drug dependancy used to be part of that adventure, any other part remodeled into artwork.
Whether he is honoring the affect of the gorgeous, robust girls who’ve been his muses or remembering the roaring crowds of Woodstock and the Dalai Lama’s humble compound, Kiedis stocks a compelling tale approximately the cost of good fortune and extra. Scar Tissue is a tale of determination and debauchery, of intrigue and integrity, of recklessness and redemption — a tale that would best have pop out of the arena of rock.