Debbie Harry: Face It

Blondie’s Debbie Harry and co-founder Chris Stein created some of the most successful and beloved pop songs of all time.

The Times and The Sunday Times Forum, Cheltenham

Sunday 13th October, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers


About the Event

Here, they will be talking with artist and director Rob Roth about their incredible story and Debbie’s long-awaited memoir, Face It.

Venue Information

The Times and The Sunday Times Forum
Montpellier Gardens
GL50 1UW
United Kingdom

About the Book

Face It
Face It

Debbie Harry

Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date:1 Oct 2019


3.69 out of 5
9 reviews
"While there's also an enticing music memoir by Elton John this month, I'm looking forward to this one even more"
The Bookseller
"an entertaining reveal-all read"
Woman & Home
"...when not resorting to padding, Face It makes for an engaging and occasionally surprising read"
The Guardian
"The Blondie singer is a reluctant memoirist and what drove her to write this is unclear – but thank God she did."
New Statesman
"For Blondie fans, Face It is rich in interesting snippets"
The Independent
"this is Harry’s story, and her straight talking — not to mention the wealth of photographs — makes this an appealing, celebratory memoir"
The Times
"She spends a chapter discussing the marvel that is the opposable thumb, as though straining for the word count on a homework assignment"
The Observer
"it’s good to read the recollections of someone who has had enough experiences to fill nine lifetimes,"
The Spectator
"there’s lots in it that’s lovely,"
London Review of Books

`I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. I was playing it up, yet I was very serious.'