History Music / AmyWinehouse

4th Jan '17 11:32:51 AM LarryMullen
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* HarsherInHindsight: Perhaps she should have said "yes" to rehab.
3rd Jan '17 7:54:34 AM jamespolk
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Her story is told in the 2015 {{Rockumentary}} ''[[Film/{{Amy 2015}} Amy]]''.



* GoingColdTurkey: Killed her. It's a ''terrible'' idea to just stop taking opiates, especially as her health was poor to begin with.



* {{Rockumentary}}: ''Amy'', which covers her whole life and career.
6th Dec '16 1:52:06 AM Xtifr
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'''Amy Jade Winehouse''' (14 September 1983 23 July 2011) was a {{Soul}}[=/=]R&B[=/=]{{Jazz}} singer and songwriter, active from 2000 to 2011. Her two albums, ''Music/{{Frank|Album}}'' and ''Music/BackToBlack'', both received critical acclaim, and ''Back to Black'' won five Grammys, making Winehouse the first ever British artist to win that many. She also won a number of other prestigious awards throughout her career, including 3 Ivor Novello awards, a Mobo award, a world music award, a Q music award, an MTV Europe Music Award and a Brit award. Both of her albums spun off several hit singles; she had 15 charted singles in total throughout her career spanning only nine years, including many covers and collaborations with artists such as Tony Bennett and Quincy Jones. ''Back to Black'' would eventually become the best selling album of the 00's and the entire 21st century in the United Kingdom, but also enjoyed considerable mainstream success abroad, including all over Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Japan, and America.

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'''Amy Amy Jade Winehouse''' Winehouse (14 September 1983 23 July 2011) was a {{Soul}}[=/=]R&B[=/=]{{Jazz}} singer and songwriter, active from 2000 to 2011. Her two albums, ''Music/{{Frank|Album}}'' and ''Music/BackToBlack'', both received critical acclaim, and ''Back to Black'' won five Grammys, making Winehouse the first ever British artist to win that many. She also won a number of other prestigious awards throughout her career, including 3 Ivor Novello awards, a Mobo award, a world music award, a Q music award, an MTV Europe Music Award and a Brit award. Both of her albums spun off several hit singles; she had 15 charted singles in total throughout her career spanning only nine years, including many covers and collaborations with artists such as Tony Bennett and Quincy Jones. ''Back to Black'' would eventually become the best selling album of the 00's and the entire 21st century in the United Kingdom, but also enjoyed considerable mainstream success abroad, including all over Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Japan, and America.
1st Nov '16 1:00:08 PM josephwilson
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* SuperGroup: As "Truth+Soul" with Music/{{Adele}} and Aloe Blacc for the ''VideoGame/LANoire'' soundtrack.

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* SuperGroup: As "Truth+Soul" with Music/{{Adele}} and Aloe Blacc for the ''VideoGame/LANoire'' soundtrack.soundtrack.
* WorstNewsJudgementEver: Though nothing against Amy herself, the death of one person who the press had been vilifying for 5 years covered up the single worst spree killing in living memory for a few days until people started calling the British press out on it.
29th Aug '16 8:34:27 AM ThatBitterTase
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* GoingColdTurkey: Killed her. It's a ''terrible'' idea to just stop taking opiates, especially as her health was poor to begin with.
24th May '16 1:35:19 AM arsepoetica
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* HarsherInHindsight: Perhaps she should have said "yes" to rehab.
10th Dec '15 3:26:59 PM BadSplice
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* {{Rockumentary}}: ''Amy'', which covers her whole life and career.
29th Oct '15 5:10:51 PM Oberoniss
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* AddledAddict: Famously sang about her drug induced lifestyle in her song "Rehab", where she vows she is not going back to the rehab clinic.



* BeehiveHairdo: Amy has famously sported a hairdo that is an adaptation of the beehive.
--> ''The more insecure I am, [[CompensatingForSomething the bigger my hair has to be]].''
29th Oct '15 11:58:38 AM Larkmarn
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* NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead: Many of the same gossip sites that gleefully covered her downward spiral launched into tributes within the hour her death was announced, NME who also famously nominated Winehouse as villain of the year alongside other candidates such as UsefulNotes/OsamaBinLaden, UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush and TonyBlair in 2008 also released a tribute issue to her not long after her death.
* OurFounder: A life-size memorial was erected on her 31st "birthday" in the London neighbourhood where she used to rule: Camden.
* PropheticName: A dark case; Amy Winehouse, a singer with some serious drinking problems, who eventually died by alcohol poisoning. And whose biggest hit involves refusing to go to drug rehab.
29th Oct '15 11:34:24 AM josephwilson
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* SuperGroup: As "Truth+Soul" with Music/{{Adele}} and Aloe Blacc for the ''VideoGame/LANoire'' soundtrack.
* WorstNewsJudgementEver: Though nothing against Amy herself, the death of one person who the press had been vilifying for 5 years covered up the single worst spree killing in living memory for a few days until people started calling the British press out on it.
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* SuperGroup: As "Truth+Soul" with Music/{{Adele}} and Aloe Blacc for the ''VideoGame/LANoire'' soundtrack.
* WorstNewsJudgementEver: Though nothing against Amy herself, the death of one person who the press had been vilifying for 5 years covered up the single worst spree killing in living memory for a few days until people started calling the British press out on it.
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