Late Late at Night eBook í 336 pages Í Rick Springfield

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In a searingly candid memoir which he authored himself Grammy Award winning pop icon Rick Springfield pulls back the curtain on his image as a bright shiny happy performer to share the startling story of his rise and fall and rise in music film and television and his lifelong battle with depression In the 1980s singer songwriter and actor Rick Springfield seemed to have it all a megahit single in “Jessie’s Girl” sold out concert tours follow up hits that sold than 17 million albums and became the pop soundtrack for an entire generation and 12 million daily viewers who I really enjoyed this book I am a bit of a prude so I had some problem with some of the content and the language But as someone who suffers from depression I found his insight helpful And what an interesting life he has lived I cried so hard at times that I could not continue At times I had to stop to look things up on the internet to get a better understanding read lyrics or watch a video I have never been so into a book that I did this A very painfully honest look into his life that left me really liking him faults and all

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Late Late at NightAvidly tuned in to General Hospital to swoon over his portrayal of the handsome Dr Noah Drake Yet lurking behind his success as a pop star and soap opera heartthrob and his unstoppable drive was a moody somber and dark soul one filled with depression and insecurity In Late Late at Night the memoir his millions of fans have been waiting for Rick takes readers inside the highs and lows of his extraordinary life By turns winningly funny and heartbreakingly sad every page resonates with Rick’s witty wry self deprecating brutally honest voice On one level he reveals the insid Ok before I get into this review lets talk about Rick Springfield Now a lot of this will date me but most of you already know I'm a 40 year old women so this shouldn't be a surprise I've always liked Rick Springfield I never had a crush on him mind you at the time he was a little too pretty for my tastes Back than my loves were Tom Selleck Parker Stevenson Joe Elliot of Def Leppard Tom Wopat but he looked like a decent fellow and I really enjoyed his music Any of you who have ever lost your Dad will know of hishauntingly beautiful and honest My Father's Chair I find that I cannot listen to the song without thinking of my beautiful Dad and how emptier the world is without him how sad that my boys will never get to meet him I also loved his song Like Father Like Son and used to play it over and over And well I think we all love Jessie's Girl NO I did not name my boy after the song Jesse is the name of my maternal Grandma Jesse Porter even you youngster's Over the 80's and 90's I liked some of his songs and enjoyed watching him in various TV shows But it wasn't until I caught him in Californication that I really became interested in him Anyone who can poke fun at himself liked he did on Californication has to be alright and wow he's got a nice little bod on him A few months after that I heard he had written a memoir so I begged my Simon and Schuster contact to get me a copy to review Well I am glad I did as you will see in the reviewOne last thing I hope I have the chance to tell him how important and decent it is to write of his struggle with depression This can really help those who are suffering and thinking of ending it all realize that they are not alone and that things will get better It's nice to see a celebrity speak so openly and honestly and non judgmentally about depression it really makes up for schmucks like Tom Cruise Hmm maybe I will ask Rick that if he ever meets up with Tom Cruise to give him a smack upside the head from this Canadian girl who suffered from Post Postpartum Depression and didn't have time to exercise because she was too busy taking care of her special needs child Screw you Tom Ooops sorry about the rant every time I hear that boys name I get fired upLate Late at Night a Memoirby Rick SpringfieldTouchstone Book Simon and SchusterISBN 978 1 4391 9115 6Description In a searingly candid memoir which he authored himself Grammy Award winning pop icon Rick Springfield pulls back the curtain on his image as a bright shiny happy performer to share the startling story of his rise and fall and rise in music film and television and his lifelong battle with depressionIn the 1980s singer songwriter and actor Rick Springfield seemed to have it all a megahit single in “Jessie's Girl” sold out concert tours follow up hits that sold than 17 million albums and became the pop soundtrack for an entire generation and 12 million daily viewers who avidly tuned in to General Hospital to swoon over his portrayal of the handsome Dr Noah Drake Yet lurking behind his success as a pop star and soap opera heartthrob and his unstoppable drive was a moody somber and dark soul one filled with depression and insecurity In Late Late at Night the memoir his millions of fans have been waiting for Rick takes readers inside the highs and lows of his extraordinary life By turns winningly funny and heartbreakingly sad every page resonates with Rick's witty wry self deprecating brutally honest voice On one level he reveals the inside story of his ride to the top of the

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Late Late at Night eBook í 336 pages Í Rick Springfield Í In a searingly candid memoir which he authored himself Grammy Award winning pop icon Rick Springfield pulls back the curtain on his image as a bright shiny happy performer to share the startling story of his rise and fall and rise in music film and televisiE story of his ride to the top of the entertainment world On a second deeper level he recounts with unsparing candor the forces that have driven his life including his longtime battle with depression and thoughts of suicide the shattering death of his father and his decision to drop out at the absolute peak of fame Having finally found a stable euilibrium Rick’s story is ultimately a positive one deeply informed by his passion for creative expression through his music a deep love of his wife of twenty six years and their two sons and his life long uest for spiritual peace I was a fan of Rick Springfield back in the Jessie's Girl and Dr Noah Drake days I appreciate how honestly he told his tale and admitted to all he did that he shouldn't how he dealt with depression how his wife stuck thru him thru all of it and that they're going strong his kids his family etc I'm surprised he still has his manly parts after all the sexual escapades he had you'd think it either would have fallen off or perhaps Barbara would have removed it a la Lorena Bobbett He was very forthcoming and honest and I enjoyed reading about his life