Marianne Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English singer and actress whose career spans over four decades.
Faithfull's early work in pop and rock music was overshadowed by her struggle with drug abuse in the 1970s. After a long commercial absence during which only two additional albums were produced, she returned in late 1979 with the landmark album, Broken English.
With a recording career that spans over four decades, Faithfull has continually reinvented her musical persona, experimenting in vastly different musical genres and collaborating with such varied artists as David Bowie, Jarvis Cocker, Beck, Sly and Robbie, The Chieftains, Tom Waits, Lenny Kaye, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Rupert Hine, Metallica and Roger Waters. Faithfull's subsequent solo work, often critically acclaimed, has at times been overshadowed by her personal history.
Born Marian Evelyn Faithfull in Hampstead, London, her parents were British military officer and college professor Major Robert Glynn Faithfull and...
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