Kelly Osbourne (Sanctuary/EMI) Rating: NN
Another spoke on the wheel of the vehicle of shameless self-promotion that is the Osbourne family. There's something kind of cute about the little drug addict with the Cindy Lauper fashion sense and the face of an English schoolgirl who's stuffed herself with too many meat pies.
The DVD features a concert at the Electric Ballroom in London, performed for what sounds like mostly teenage girls, during which Osbourne covers Sunglasses At Night (and you thought Corey Hart couldn't sing). Also featured are an interview, footage of the sound check (why on earth does anyone think these things are interesting?) and a video for the painfully awful Changes, with plenty o' footage from The Osbournes and Ozzy singing along with his little girl.
Osbourne's music is predictable post-grunge rock. She can't sing a note and doesn't belong anywhere near a stage, but her performance elicits a kind of tolerant sympathy, like the bad girl Drew Barrymore back in her druggy slut days (not that we're accusing Kelly of similar behaviour). What else, after all, are the children of stars to do with their lives?