'But there must be people out there who believe the music is enough. Certainly the audience feels this way. They’re hungry for authentic. What’s No. 1 rolls off their shoulders, what speaks to their souls is FOREVER!'
…first all-black rock group to enjoy massive commercial success since Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys. The members of Living Colour were also fiercely political and spoke out regularly about issues of race and power in American life, which…may have blunted the band’s commercial success.
more, plus audio interview with the author, here.
All they want to talk about is how much drugs Kurt and I did. That is not all we did. We had a life. We ate breakfast. We ate lunch. We ate dinner. We rented movies, and ate ice cream. We would read out loud to each other almost every night, and we prayed every night. We had some fucking dignity. - Courtney Love
[look of the hour]