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Red Hot Chili Peppers: American Spice

Sylvie Simmons, Independent, The, 16 June 2004

Anthony Kiedis's house, an expanse of glass and whiteness, is right on top of the Hollywood Hills. Walk down the steps into the vast, white, glass-walled entrance hall, and your eyes are drawn to the terrace, where the perfect blue water of a rimless "infinity pool" stretches out into a perfect blue Los Angeles sky. Inside, the walls are hung with photographs, a mixture of old Hollywood and contemporary black-and-whites: Marilyn Monroe; a blur-faced P J Harvey; the proprietor with Buster, his dog. Those last two are right now padding about the kitchen, another vast, glass-walled, white room, whose surfaces heave with jars of vitamins and supplements.

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