Author: Maggie Bee

The Ordeal Of Being Marianne Faithfull

“The Ordeal Of Being Marianne Faithfull”

After the end of the Swinging Sixties Marianne all but disappeared from the public eye. She only appeared only in very few screen and stage productions and had put her singing career on hold for the time being. In this interview published in the March 1971 issue of Rave Magazine Marianne tells of her new and reclusive life with her young son Nicholas and mother Eva. Nothing seems to suggest that only a short while later Marianne would trade the Berkshire cottage for a wall in Soho during which time she recorded the long-shelved “Rich Kid Blues”.

Marianne Faithfull Stuttgart | Foto Steffen Schmid

Impressions From The Road

Last week Marianne returned to the stage for her 50th Anniversary World Tour with a concert in Stuttgart, Germany followed by an intimate gig at Rockhal in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg. After a short break, she’ll continue tonight in Leipzig, Germany. Claude Piscitelli and Steffen Schmid were kind enough to let me share their photos of the