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Adam Clayton was 'out of control' before rehab

Adam Clayton was 'out of control' before rehab

May 2 2014, 8:24pm CDT | by

Adam Clayton credits Eric Clapton for his decision to seek treatment in rehab. The U2 rocker, who has struggled with depression since he was a teenager, admits that his addiction to alcohol took a...

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Adam Clayton was 'out of control' before rehab

May 2 2014, 8:24pm CDT | by

Adam Clayton credits Eric Clapton for his decision to seek treatment in rehab.

The U2 rocker, who has struggled with depression since he was a teenager, admits that his addiction to alcohol took a serious toll on his relationships with his bandmates, Bono, The Edge and Larry Mullen, before he got sober 21 years ago.

Speaking on RTE's 'The Late Late show,' in Ireland on Friday night (05.02.14), he said: "Anyone a little bit out of control and drinking too much can be difficult.

"I don't think depression was such a big issue only it led to the drinking and the drinking worsened it.

"I saw the guys in the band the same age as me having much more productive lives than I was.

"I had string of failed relationships and a string of excuses as to why my life wasn't going well and a string of excuses why I wasn't as good a musician as I used to be".

He added: "When I was working and on tour I was fine.

"My drinking increased and increased and increased and because I was successful it was covered up and taken care of."

The 'Ordinary Love' hitmaker, who married Mariana Teixeira De Carvalho last year, realized he need help when he missed a show in Australia in 1993 and turned to his friend Eric for guidance.

The 54-year-old musician said: "That was the end of my world. The only thing I wanted to do was be in a band and perform great songs."

 
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'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Soundtrack Hits No. 1 On Billboard 200, MAGIC! Still No. 1 On Hot 100

Aug 13 2014 2:47pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

The Canadian quartet rules for a fifth week with 'Rude,' while Trainor's 'All About That Bass' bounds and Charli XCX's 'Boom Clap' enters the top 10.The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200, becoming the second chart-topping soundtrack of 2014. The blockbuster film's set, subtitled Awesome Mix Vol. 1, sold 109,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 10 (up 83 percent), according to Nie ...
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4 weeks ago

Official Charts Analysis: Sheeran's X sells 31k copies to spend sixth week at No.1

Aug 4 2014 3:55am CDT | Source: Music Week

ALBUMS Extending its opening run atop the artist album chart to six weeks, Ed Sheeran's X sold just 31,229 copies in its latest frame - the lowest for a number one album for 16 weeks. Already the longest running chart-topper since Adele's 21 in early 2011, X is the first album by a male solo artist to spend its first six weeks at number one since Robbie Williams' November 2002 release Escapology. They jointly share second place in the list of m ...
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4 weeks ago

Andy Grammer Champions Honesty on New Album ‘Magazines or Novels’

Jul 31 2014 10:49am CDT | Source: Fresh 102.7

By Annie Reuter When Andy Grammer hopped into a cab to head back to his house after his Back Home Summer Tour ended, his cab driver asked if he was a musician. “It was the most bad-ass moment I may have ever had in my life,” Grammer told Radio.com recently. “We got in the car and he asks ‘Where you going?’ And I told him my address and he goes, ‘Are you a musician?’ And I say, ‘Why don’t you turn that up.’ Cause ‘Back Home’ was on the ...
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4 weeks ago

Andy Grammer Champions Honesty on New Album ‘Magazines or Novels’

Jul 31 2014 10:46am CDT | Source: Mix 96-5

By Annie Reuter When Andy Grammer hopped into a cab to head back to his house after his Back Home Summer Tour ended, his cab driver asked if he was a musician. “It was the most bad-ass moment I may have ever had in my life,” Grammer told Radio.com recently. “We got in the car and he asks ‘Where you going?’ And I told him my address and he goes, ‘Are you a musician?’ And I say, ‘Why don’t you turn that up.’ Cause ‘Back Home’ was on ...
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4 weeks ago

Billboard Chart post: Tom Petty, 5s of Summer, Sia

Jul 30 2014 10:37pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Tom Petty Set for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200Veteran rock act Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are aiming for their first No. 1 album, as Hypnotic Eye could debut atop the Billboard 200 chart next week.Industry forecasters suggest the set -- which was released on July 29 through Reprise/Warner Bros. Records -- may sell around 100,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 3.Though Petty has claimed 21 charting albums on the Billboard 200 -- with 11 of them hitting the top 10 -- he's never ...
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5 weeks ago

Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

Jul 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Music Week

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are: Singles: Rude – MAGIC! Crazy Stupid Love (feat. Tinie Tempah) – Cheryl Cole Faded - ZHU Kisses For Breakfast (feat. Popcaan) – Melissa Steel Hopeful – Bars And Melody Boom Clap – Charli XCX Right Here – Jess Glynne Ghost – Ella Henderson Me And My Broken Heart – Rixton It’s My Birthday (feat. Cody Wise) – will.i.am  Albums: No ...
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6 weeks ago

Sheryl Crow: ‘It’s better to have three broken engagements than three divorces’

Jul 16 2014 6:25am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Sheryl Crow covers the August issue of Good Housekeeping. Every time I cover a Sheryl story, I re-google her age and am amazed all over again. Sheryl is now 52 and looks both fantastic and real. This interview takes place at Sheryl’s 50-acre ranch near Nashville. She’s got both of her sons, Wyatt (7) and Levi (4), in tow. Sheryl talks about several topics in this feature. She talks about her benign brain tumor as a wake-up call. She alludes to her famous ex-boyfriends, which ...
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