Hailing from a working-class section of Los Angeles, the eldest daughter of divorced parents, Carlisle struggled early on with shame over her. The women of the iconic eighties band the Go-Go’s will always be remembered as they appeared on the back of their debut record: sunny, smiling, each. “Lips Unsealed”: A review of Belinda Carlisle’s memoir “Lips Unsealed” in the June 3 Calendar section said that guitarist Jane Wiedlin left the.

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Jun 01, Pages. Where does Morgan get his patience from? Why did two more children follow if he was against having a family? Jul 16, Diana rated it it was ok. When those dreams didn’t pan out, she turned into an obsessive fan who read all the gossip magazines and took her daughter to movie premieres where they ogled the stars walking the red carpet.

After beginning her career as a drummer or backup singer for some Los Angeles music groups, she li;s international recognition in the early 80s as lead singer of the new wave group The Go-Go’s. Most of what she does reveal involves recycled bits of popular culture, such as the Annie Leibovitz photo shoot the band did in their underwear for Rolling Stone.

Lips Unsealed

It’s an important part of my life, and actually always was, I just never realized it. Overall, it’s an interesting read. It’s decidedly less so to read about a middle-aged, wealthy, famous pop singer contemplating spiritual awakening from the comfort of her villa in the South of France.

He walked up to me looking uncomfortable and announced that he couldn’t ride bikes with me that day or any other day. Her most successful single to date, “Heaven Is a Place on Earth”reached the number one position in several countries including the United States and the United Kingdom.


Introduction Heaven Is a Place on Earth For much of my life, I felt like my fate was determined before I stepped into a recording studio, sang a song, or even thought about the Go-Go’s — long before I joined Hollywood’s punk scene in the mids. This book is actually not great but I enjoyed it. Kim Jong Un expected to ring in with big policy speech.

Belinda Carlisle’s New Book ‘Lips Unsealed’ – ABC News

I probably inherited that from my mom. I didn’t understand why she wanted to hide us from my father, but there were a lot of things going on between them that were beyond my comprehension. I think my favorite part had to be her description of the punk bands that dominated the LA scene in the late 70’s, which apparently including not only the Go-Go’s, but also Devo and Madness. No surprise, then, that when I found out this book existed, I was dying to read it. My cousins and I used to dress up and sing and dance to their records; I wanted to unsealedd Belinda Carlisle.

She unsealrd one lucky girl that was never found alone, dead in some hotel room. Inevitably, Belinda began to self-destruct. The punk scene became my refuge, my safe haven, the forgiving, understanding world where I could be anything I wanted — in my case, a rock star. Read an excerpt of the book below, and then head to the “GMA” Library to find unseaped good reads. However, I felt a lot of this was a whinefest and while she tried to convey that she was a big pain much of the time, it didn’t come across as sincere–at least that’s my perception.



Recommended to Jaidee by: Her clothes always dangled off bare shoulders, like she had dressed hastily in the morning before sneaking out a usealed window. Jul 13, jess rated it liked it Shelves: Preview — Lips Unsealed by Belinda Carlisle. Venice to charge all visitors to access historic center. I must admit that although I felt compassion for her experience I also felt a degree of disappointment, disgust and anger at her many opportunities for help that she wasted as well as the great deal of pain that she put her friends, family and loved ones through.

I felt like I would hurt her if I told her that someone thought she was bad, and my instinct was to protect her. To this day, my mom is reluctant to speak about those early years. Feb 23, Sally rated it it was ok. I’m always having fun. However, I didn’t know about a couple the solo releases and am looking forward to finding them.

Perhaps on its own, as a book on self discovery this part would work better.

There is no “telling all” about, only sketches of, the psycho-dramas of the band; Nor is there much about the business part of the music business. Carlisle puts it all out there, leaving seemingly no part of her life for the sequel.

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