Greatest Hitsby Billy Idol
No rocker since Elvis has sneered better than Billy Idol. And what better way to pay tribute to the platinum-coiffed Brit punk than with this Greatest Hits package. In addition to quintessential Idol classics such as the slam-dance-inspiring "Dancing with Myself," the naughty rock anthem "White Wedding," the tear-jerking ballad "Eyes Without a Face," and the comeback hit "Cradle of Love," this rockin' collection features a live, acoustic version of "Rebel Yell" and a previously unreleased version of Idol singing "Don't You (Forget About Me)," a song he was offered before it became a smash hit for the Simple Minds. With a rebel yell, this collection will leave any true Idol fan crying, "More, more, more!"
- Release Date:
- Dancing With Myself - Generation X
- Mony Mony - (alternate take)
- Hot In The City
- White Wedding (Part I)
- Rebel Yell
- Eyes Without A Face
- Flesh For Fantasy
- Catch My Fall
- To Be A Lover
- Don't Need A Gun - (single edit)
- Sweet Sixteen
- Cradle Of Love
- L.A. Woman - (single edit)
- Shock To The System
- Rebel Yell - (live, acoustic version)
- Don't You (Forget About Me) - (previously unreleased)
Performance CreditsBilly Idol Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Generation X Track Performer
Steve Stevens Guitar
Mark Younger-Smith Guitar
Technical CreditsKeith Forsey Programming,Producer
Paul Atkinson Executive Producer
Julian Beeston Programming
Ben Edmonds Liner Notes
Robin Hancock Producer
Brian Reeves Engineer
Robert Fisher Art Direction
Robby Krieger Composer
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billy idol is a must have for any punk rocker! i got into him in like 3rd grade & i can't get enogh. i love his album Whiplash Smile. it's one of my faves. but don't get me wrong, they ALL rock! BILLY FOREVER!
if you havent heard ''white wedding'' or ''dancin with myself'' you havent lived! i just recently got into billy idol, and now i cant get enough!
I grew up on the brink of the 90s but I gotta tell you, Billy Idol was a big part of my life. My cousin would play tons of music when I was a kid and I would dance to so many different artist, Billy being one of them. Now that I'm older, I can appreciate his music, his voice in ways I couldn't then. This is a CD that has every single bit of him, from the rebel to the romantic. It's a must for any Idol fan.
oh god, i remember being five and dancing to Dancing with Myself by Billy Idol but never really understanding any of his music. Which was a real shame. but i recomend anyone to listen to his music!!
i would suggest this cd to everry1 who likes punk rock. i really enjoy lstening to it. if u r reding this billy idol, let me say i love your music.