Monday, November 15, 2010

A Dedication to Chrissy

Just one of my teenage loves. Chrissy Amphlett and the Divinyls rock my world. 
 She was and still is charismatic, gutsy - such raw woman.

So beautiful ... still is  <3

With that bee stung pout, and wild hair ...

A legend of Australian Rock, she's led an amazing life. 
Just how revered she is was driven home in 2006 when she launched her memoir,
 "Pleasure & Pain: My Life" which raced to No. 1 in the non-fiction best seller lists.
Chrissy's life makes compelling reading. 

Together with guitarist Mark McEntee, the Divinyls were formed, a fierce, uncompromising outfit that lays claim to being the best band Australia has ever produced. Her performances were the most aggressive and outrageous audiences had ever seen.
"Our music was real, honest, raw and straight from the heart", she says.
For 17 years, the hits kept coming:  "Boys In Town", "Science Fiction", "The Good Die Young", "Pleasure & Pain", "I Touch Myself" ... & so many more.

In 1997, Chrissy was in crisis - no band, and more than a million dollars in debt.
Bravely, she is confronting her demons and the struggle to overcome bankruptcy.
In 2007 she revealed she is suffering with Multiple Sclerosis and just last month, Chrissy was diagnosed with breast cancer. 
Blessings to you Chrissy Amphlett.  You Go Girl! <3

1 comment:

  1. Ahhh nice. She looks beautiful too. You have just introduced me to another new form of music. Love you for that!