Apathy for the Devil: A Seventies Memoir

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Da Capo Press, Aug 31, 2010 - Music - 416 pages
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Chronicling Nick KentŐs up-close , personal, often harrowing adventures with the Rolling Stones, Lester Bangs, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, the Sex Pistols, and Chrissie Hynde, among scores of others, Apathy for the Devil is a picaresque memoir that bears witness to the beautiful and the damned of this turbulent decade.

As a college dropout barely out of his teens, KentŐs first five interviews were with the MC5, Captain Beefheart, the Grateful Dead, the Stooges, and Lou Reed. But after the excitement and freedom of those early years, his story would come to mirror that of the decade itself, as he slipped into excess and ever-worsening heroin use. Apathy for the Devil is a compelling story of inspiration, success, burn out, and rebirth from a classic wordsmith.

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About the author (2010)

Nick KentŐs legendary music journalism defined the golden days of New Musical Express. He has also written for The Face, Sunday Times, Spin, Guardian, and Mojo. He lives in Paris.

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