Amo i Black Sabbath e venero il signor Ozzy. Questa è stata una lettura piacevole e divertente, Mr Osbourne si racconta candidamente senza risparmiarci/risparmiarsi nulla, droga, groupie (cliché obbligati) compresi gli episodi di crudeltà sugli animali e la violenza domestica.
Voi non la leggereste la storia del tizio che ha pisciato sul muro della fortezza di Alamo?
Very, very well written by Chris Ayres with hints and flavours of post-war working class Britain, and UK and US music and show business from the 1970s to the late 2000s.
Gross, outrageous, consistently more than a tad moralistic - yes, the guy did survive the most appalling binges for decades, and yes, he hints to an eventual cleanliness at least.
And yes, he could be much clearer on how clean he got, still yes, he strongly and effectively pictures a few situations that will resonate with anybody who has seen or considered, or lived, serious dependency.
The account of the clash between his idyllic recollection of a children birthday party and the frightful account a video recording provides of the same party spoiled by its violently drunk host does feel authentic and drive home a valuable message. So does the more extended account over many chapters of Ozzie's relation with his second wife and compass through the key business, ethical and life choices of an insanely successful, successfully insane artist....Continua
I enjoyed this book because the way it was written made me feel as if Ozzy was talking aloud. The same bad language, mostly unapologetic and funny at times. When I finished reading it I actually felt a little sad for Ozzy, his life was a mess. I did learn a bit more about Ozzy that I didn't already know, like about his childhood, what actually happened the day Randy Rhodes died, and surprisingly, how he sometimes treated Sharon and his kids. That part wasn't so funny....Continua