Author(s): Ozzy Osbourne
People ask me how come I'm still alive, and I don't know what to say. When I was growing up, if you'd have put me up against a wall with the other kids from my street and asked me which one of us was gonna make it to the age of sixty, with five kids and four grandkids and houses in Buckinghamshire and California, I wouldn't have put money on me, no f**king way. But here I am: ready to tell my story, in my own words, for the first time. A lot of it ain't gonna be pretty. I've done some bad things in my time. But I ain't the devil. I'm just John Osbourne: a working class kid from Aston, who quit his job in the factory and went looking for a good time.
* The biggest campaign for the biggest and best-loved rock star of them all * Landmark outdoor advertising, plus promotion online and via music magazines will send sales of I AM OZZY platinum * Pitched not just as a great summer read, but as one of the all-time greatest rock ' n' roll stories
Packed with outrageous, hilarious, disgusting and wholly improbable incedents Guardian A must-read for fans of vicarious rock'n'roll insanity Scotland on Sunday Every page of this hugely entertaining, sometimes painfully frank autobiography seems to have at least one punch-line to a good joke Uncut Mightily entertaining Heat A frank and honest account that will make you laugh out loud ... A brilliant read Sun Gripping, funny and sad Q
Born John Michael Osbourne in Birmingham, 1948, Ozzy Osbourne is one of rock music's most enduring figures. In the last few years he has also become one of television's best loved personalities via the wildly successful hit MTV show 'The Osbournes'.