Blondie’s Chris Stein Reveals Shocking Stories of Love, Addiction, and Loss

Renowned musician Chris Stein, known for his work with Blondie, opens up about his life filled with love, addiction, and loss in his new memoir, “Under a Rock.” Stein, now 74 years old, reflects on the gritty streets of New York City in the 1970s and 1980s, where violence and mayhem were a common occurrence.

In his memoir, Stein recounts chilling incidents such as stumbling upon a corpse in the doorway of his Bowery apartment building with girlfriend Debbie Harry, witnessing a young man’s tragic death from a gunshot on the Manhattan Bridge, and unknowingly interacting with a future infamous criminal, Daniel Rakowitz.

The raw and gripping anecdotes in Stein’s memoir provide a glimpse into the darker side of New York City’s past, shedding light on the harsh realities that shaped his life and career. “Under a Rock” not only delves into the music scene of the era but also explores the personal struggles and challenges Stein faced along the way.

As readers embark on a journey through Stein’s captivating storytelling, they are offered a unique perspective on the tumultuous times that defined a generation and the resilience needed to navigate a world filled with love, addiction, and loss. Stein’s candid narrative is a testament to the enduring spirit of creativity and survival in the face of adversity.