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ex-Faith No More singer broke; seeks donations

Thursday, December 04, 2014 5:49 AM PT
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Chuck Mosley with Billy Gould
Chuck Mosley with Faith No More bassist Billy Gould


Struggling financially and in danger of losing his home, former Faith No More vocalist Chuck Mosley has turned to fans for help.

Mosley had the following to say yesterday via Facebook:

Hey friends and other peoples, i am really dreading this, i have fought myself over this for more than a couple months, i seem to have no other choice than to lose my pride due to the lacking ability to provide a sense of security for my family. the shocking truth is that i'm not rich. we struggle everyday, just like most everybody, more, right now, worse than ever, in a long time.

"Our landlord wants to sell the house we've lived in for ten years, and yes, we are behind in our rent, so he's using that as leverage, to get us out so he can fix up and sell, right away, technically, we're supposed to be out today, dec 3rd, but he's deciding whether to give us another week. so here i am, for my family, on my knees, asking for help. I'm ashamed for being in this condition, that i have to burden others, who look to me, only to be my friend, and for me to be theirs, and i am abusing that relationship, and i apologise, but for my family, i'll do anything... legal.

"And that's the reality, i could go into a dissertation, about how and why, but the bottom line is we are broker than we've been in a good good long time, and can't bail out, so here i am asking that anybody who could afford to send a few dollars to my/our paypal acct., (chuck@mosleyvua.com) and for any substantial donations, we will offer up my better half's portrait of my dog, Fredo, and me, real scarface meets... me. she's an awesome artist,her name is Pip Logan, and there's a few more pieces of her work, she's willing to part with, for a few of the more generous donations . just throwin that out there....our band, VUA, has had to put off trying to tour or play any shows, we're starting to record new stuff, but even that is suffering at the hands of my family's financial situation, so, please, if you can, help, we will be eternally greatful and i will be eternally self loathing for having to be at this level......i'm sorry for asking, if i could do anything for you, please ask, and i swear i will do everything in my power to serve you, any way i can. thank you."

Mosley sang on the first two Faith No More full-lengths, We Care A Lot (1985) and Introduce Yourself (1987) before being fired and replaced by Mike Patton.


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