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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”.


Behind The Masque Of Rich Kid Blues

So folks, in your possession at this very moment is a classic, a record surely to have been overlooked by even some of the most avid 70’s rock enthusiasts. In 1971 a barely-breathing Marianne Faithfull picked herself off the pavement and produced one of rock & roll’s most heartbreaking records. Personally, I have always sporadically