The techno music pioneer has reached middle age, with a new memoir out about his struggles with alcohol, poverty and success.
... Moby, born Richard Melville Hall and now 50 years old, has sold more than 20 million albums world-wide; his dozen official releases include “Play” (1999), “18” (2002) and “Innocents” (2013). It wasn’t an easy path. He grew up poor in an affluent Connecticut suburb and battled alcoholism for almost two decades.
... Moby was drinking heavily by the late 1980s, before becoming sober for a few years and then starting to drink again in 1995.
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