DEBBIE HARRY with Blondie has sold millions of albums worldwide and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. Harry had the pleasure of acting in some of the most interesting independent films of the last twenty years. She is devoted to environmental issues such as clean water and saving pollinators as well as the promotion of the LGBTQ community and human rights.
'In this whirlwind tour of her life, Harry deploys an irreverent
style well suited to her story. Her tales are intermixed with
interludes that capture the eclectic and electric passion she has
for the creative process. In a narrative that feels simultaneously
heartfelt and spontaneous, Harry recounts close encounters with
violence and harassment with the same immediacy as the moments that
catapulted Blondie to worldwide fame. Readers will find reflection
on life with a budding band and an uncensored view of what it took
'Blondie fans will love its piquant atmospherics and the energy
and honesty of Harry's take on her singular saga.'
'The ultimate rock'n'roll memoir'
'A rollercoaster ride that music lovers will adore'
'An entertaining reveal-all read'
Woman & Home
'[This] autobiography documents, brilliantly and brutally, the
lawless, druggy streets of early 70s New York, living the hazy
cosmic jive of the legendary downtown loft scene'
'Harry offers a vivid portrait of a seedy, bohemian scene in
late-60s New York... Engaging'
'Face It: Debbie Harry's cool and forthright memoir... The
Blondie singer is a reluctant memoirist and what drove her to write
this is unclear - but thank God she did'
'Intoxicating... This candid memoir is an absorbing read.'
Daily Mirror, book of the week
'Face It is a rollicking, riotous read, taking in
Blondie's ascent from gritty downtown New York to pop superstars to
the band's nosedive of heroin addiction, bankruptcy and break-up,
and phoenix-like return to the top of the charts in 1999... a real
page-turner... often jaw-dropping'
'An astonishing memoir'
'Debbie has us in raptures ... Its tone is matter-of-fact,
honest, self-aware and often humorous'
'An eye-opening memoir'