“Scar Tissue” review
A messed up childhood and fast lane life leads to one of the most
provoking bands of recent times, Anthony Kiedi’s memories form the story
of his life in “Scar Tissue.”
Anthony Kiedis, lead singer of the rock band Red Hot Chilli Peppers,
shares what really was into the creation of the band. Being a disruptive child
with parents who wouldn’t care too much about him, Kiedis tried following
his fathers’ steps. Growing up as a troubled kid, he developed an addiction
to drugs’ as he would do them with his dad, who at the time he was his “role
Kiedis had two good friends at the moment who would “jam” around
in their garage when one day the made him “sing” since he would write
poetry. Soon they realized they had something going and they kept it up.
Going on with this idea, their little garage “band” started being heard and
started to grow. This was a great moment for them but little did they know
that having a band would impact their lives greatly.
“I’ve wanted to feel pleasure to the point of insanity. They call it
getting high, because it’s wanting to know that higher lever, that godlike
level. You want to touch the heavens, you want to feel glory and euphoria,
but the trick is it takes work. You can’t buy it, you can’t get it on a street
corner, you can’t steal it or inject it, you have to earn it,” Kiedis said in his
This book is not only great and entertaining but it is inspiring. The
way Kiedis expresses the struggles about life and will make the reader think
about how life might be, with its’ ups and downs. This book gives an
example on how people will overcome anything even at their lowest points.
No matter how hard things get, one has to work for it.