Hailing from a working-class section of Los Angeles, the eldest daughter of divorced parents, Carlisle struggled early on with shame over her. The women of the iconic eighties band the Go-Go’s will always be remembered as they appeared on the back of their debut record: sunny, smiling, each. “Lips Unsealed”: A review of Belinda Carlisle’s memoir “Lips Unsealed” in the June 3 Calendar section said that guitarist Jane Wiedlin left the.

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And also, she did coke in her five-year-old son’s elementary school ba I liked the stuff about the LA punk scene in the early 80s. He worked at a gas station near the school.

Lips Unsealed: A Memoir

She is exactly what you would expect from a s rock star, right down to the part where she cleans up her act and includes the Dalai Lama on her reading list.

What is fully carlispe, however, is the misery and frustration of her addiction, reinforced by a detailed stream of relapses. It wasn’t until the final chapters that Belinda claimed sobriety and happiness in life, studying meditation and yoga with travels to India.

I read this after seeing an interview with her, and kind of thinking she seemed cold and detached, and this book left me with no different of an impression unseaeld her. But, weeks later, Carlisle’s autobiography stills clings to my memory and it becomes clear that her story is unxealed so much unique as it is memorable.


I was a Go Go’s fan, owned their first 2 albums in my record collection. She has experienced a spiritual reawakening through Buddhism. Thanks for telling us unsealde the problem. All I know is that I met a very prominent politician’s daughter who pointed me in the direction of a guy I could get blow from.

It’s amazing that I’m not dead, honestly. It’s all pretty schlocky, but I do love “Mad About You. I was thinking that minus the pills and coke, I myself have crazier stories from my youth than the ones she told. belimda

Lips Unsealed: A Memoir by Belinda Carlisle

No, she didn’t screw David Lee Roth; 2. If you’re a fan of her work, this book is worth reading. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I went on the biggest binge of my life, which is saying something considering I had used, boozed, and abused for thirty years.

She had a working class to poor childhood with a mother who was often emotionally unavailable due to her own struggles in keeping the family together and bona fide depressive disorder where she was hospitilized. The rise and fall of the Go-Go’s is well known — and well televised. You can live vicariously through her drug addled life.

Book Review: ‘Lips Unsealed’ by Belinda Carlisle

I wish she would have talked a bit more about her relationship with her parents and her siblings after she became famous. Trump immoral, doesn’t tell the truth: And when she mentions that her solo music is along the same vein, she’s completely kidding herself.

I remember my mom hand-painting a logo on the side of his van. bdlinda


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Belinda Carlisle in LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Two years later, my mom gave birth to a boy, Butch; and two years after him, she had my sister Hope. But I think in the climate of music today, in the age of “American Idol,” music now tends to be more about marketing rather than artistry. The Go-Go’s made history as the first all-woman band that both entirely wrote their own lpis and played their own instruments kips top the Belinda Jo Carlisle is a Grammy Award—nominated American singer.

For close to 20 years, Belinda Carlisle led a double life. Who knows, maybe it was the spells I cast back when I was a little girl. Our move into the Valley coincided with my dad working at the GM plant in Van Nuys, though he didn’t last there long before he started a carpet- cleaning business.

Anyway, read this is if you liked the band and want to know deets but carkisle if you never really cared for them–or her. There is no “telling all” about, only sketches of, unsealee psycho-dramas of the band; Nor is there much about the business part of the music business.