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Perry Farrell

The Saga of a Hypester

Dave Thompson

St. Martin's Griffin

Dave Thompson's biography of Perry Farrell traces the performer's life from his childhood in Flushing, Queens to becoming front man for the band Jane's Addiction to his founding of the touring festival, Lollapalooza. Perry Farrell: The Saga of a Hypester sheds light on a man who remains a mystery to all but a few.

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Perry Farrell
1The Monsters Take Off Their MasksIt was hell, Passchendaele with a PA system; and above the mud-drenched trenches of miserable, huddled moshers, the music echoed like mortar fire."Where's Perry?" howls the kid outside the artists' enclosure."Where the fuck's Perry?"A few people look round, but nobody pays much attention. A quarter of a century ago, it was the brown acid that did everyone's head in. Today it's anything and everything.Doug Coupland would be proud of him. Lank hair, flannel shirt, a stained Nirvana T-shirt, the kid is Generation X, or at least a very twisted approximation
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  • Dave Thompson

  • Dave Thompson is also the author of Depeche Mode, Go Phish, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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Perry Farrell

The Saga of a Hypester

Dave Thompson

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