With her majestic three-octave vocal range and raw, brilliant lyrics, Amy Winehouse was a force of nature unto herself, and one of the most gifted musicians of the 21st century. Nevertheless, despite her abundant promise and charmed life, there are plenty of sad Amy Winehouse stories, the most tragic of all being her untimely demise. After the singer descended into hard drug use and bulimia, her life spiraled out of control quickly, and fame (not to mention a tumultuous relationship with her ex-husband) only exacerbated the problem.
Now, Amy Winehouse's tragic life is the stuff of legend, but that still hasn't eclipsed the impact of her fantastic talent. Read on to find out exactly what went wrong with the life of one of the world's most dazzling singer/songwriters, whom Bob Dylan once called "the last real individualist around."
She Died Of Alcohol Poisoning After Having Vowed To Get SoberPhoto: Wikimedia Commons
She Was Planning To Get Pregnant And Settle Down Just Before Her DeathPhoto: YouTube
The Love Of Her Life Is Said To Have Introduced Her To Hard Drugs
Her Final Tour Was A Disaster Because She Was Drunk And High