Amy Winehouse is the most talked-about singer-songwriter of her generation. Her soulfoul voice has won her critical acclaim, scores of awards and fans from all walks of life, while her turbulent and decadent lifestyle has made her an irresistable target for the popular press. But who is the real Amy Winehouse?This acclaimed biography traces her story from her childhood in North London, through to her eventful time at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. It follows her as she takes early steps to fame under the management of Pop Idol guru Simon Fuller and then signs her first deal with Island Records. Her bestselling second albumn Back to Black has earned her growing international acclaim, including an incredible 5 awards at the 2008 Grammys in Los Angeles. With original interviews and revealing anecdotes included along the way, Amy Winehouse - The Biography tells the gripping 'behind the scenes' story of this living legend. Chas Newkey-Burden is the first biographer to chart the rise of this extraordinary performer and wild, rebellious character. His compelling portrait is an exclusive look at the life of the country's greatest living singer. She told us she was trouble, but we know that she's so good.It originated in the 19505 when Margaret Vinci Heldt, a hairdresser from Elmhurst , Illinois, was asked to create a new style. a#39;Ita#39;s kind ... They looked more like anthills than a beehive then they got bigger and bigger and became hornets nests.a#39; a#39;It really ... Amy Winehousea#39;s hair has become as much a signature as her clothes.
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