Sometimes, late at night in the hotel room, after the lights have gone out and the mistakes have already been made, when it is heavy and silent and still, I lie awake and listen to my pulse on the pillow… Imagine you are on a tour bus, the miles whistling away beneath you as you sleep. Tomorrow... show more
Sometimes, late at night in the hotel room, after the lights have gone out and the mistakes have already been made, when it is heavy and silent and still, I lie awake and listen to my pulse on the pillow… Imagine you are on a tour bus, the miles whistling away beneath you as you sleep. Tomorrow you will wake up in downtown Somewhere. It doesn’t matter. All the skylines look the same. Time is only marked by events. The world is on a first-name basis with you. But you…you barely even know yourself. There are those who give in completely to the idea of what it means to be famous. And those who can’t ever seem to leave the past behind. Life is a deep and contemplative story stuck on repeat—love, loss, self-destruction, self-discovery. If you could go back to the way things were before you made it…would everything still be gray?
Publish date: February 19th 2013
Publisher: MTV Books
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Fall Out Book =) I liked it more than I thought I would. The stream of consciousness and highly stylized text was taxing at times but an overall interesting read.
I actually liked the book quite a lot, but I think I would've despite any flaws. I'm a fan of Wentz as a lyricist ("Hey youngblood, doesn't it feel like our time running out" had me the moment I heard the new single). It is disjointed, rambling and sometimes incoherent, but I think it's fitting on t...
Find this review at Scott Reads It! When I saw that Pete Wentz wrote a book I had to request it on Edelweiss. Pete Wentz is the renowned former bassist and lyricist of Fall Out Boy. Gray is inspired by the rise of Fall Out Boy and Pete's relationship with his girlfriend. I really wanted to like ...
Days blur into nights. Dull, warm sunsets become hazy, fuzzy sunrises. Los Angeles begins to disappear into a pharmaceutical haze. And I go with it. Sometimes I even admit that I'm sort of enjoying all this. This is what I am supposed to be doing, after all.This emotional novel chronicles the u...