Baroness von Sacher-Masoch aka Marianne Faithfull
gives a concert in her mother’s hometown on Dec 15 at MUPA

There she presents her new album which was made in collaboration with Nick Cave, Roger Waters, Anna Calvi, Rob Ellis, Dimitri Tikovoi, Pat Leonard, Tom McRae and more, along with her famous song.

She has begun her singing career as a folk music performer in coffeehouses in 1964. Her first hit was “As Tears Go By” was written by Jagger, Richards. It was among their first original compositions. As Jagger’s girlfriend in these years she made big impression on the Stones. For example she is co-author of Sister Morphine. First it was recorded by herself with Jagger, Ry Cooder, Jack Nitschze and Charlie Watts, and was released as B-side of her single in 1969.

„Things are not what they seem
Please, Sister Morphine, turn my nightmares into dreams
Oh, can’t you see I’m fading fast?
And that this shot will be my last
Sweet Cousin Cocaine, lay your cool cool hand on my head”

The Stones’ version was released in 1971, but by this time she broke with Jagger, and became a drug  addict homeless…

You can find an article about her life here

She is on Euro Tour in Dec-Feb


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