Label: Chrysalis - F4 26000 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock, Pop Rock
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Billy Idol June 1, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. Cyberpunk is the fifth studio album by English rock vocalist Billy Idol. A concept album, it was released in by Chrysalis Records.
Inspired by his personal interest in technology and his Billy Idol - Cyberpunk attempts to use computers in the creation of his music, Idol based the album on the cyberdelic subculture of the late s and early s.
Heavily experimental in its style, the album was an Billy Idol - Cyberpunk by Idol to take control of the creative process in the production of his albums, while simultaneously introducing Idol's fans and other musicians to the opportunities presented by digital media.
The album featured a cyberpunk-styled narrative as well as synthesized vocals and industrial influences. Despite the critical and financial failure of the album, Billy Idol set several precedents in the process of promoting the album.
These included his use of the internet, e-mail, virtual communities, and multimedia software — each a first for a mainstream celebrity.
Idol also based his fashion style, music videos, and stage shows on cyberpunk themes and aesthetics. Released to negative reviews, Cyberpunk polarised the internet communities of the period. Reviews Review Policy. Flag as inappropriate. See more. Maximum Joy. Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Floodland Collection.
The Sisters Of Mercy. Floodland is the second studio album Billy Idol - Cyberpunk English gothic rock band the Sisters of Mercy. After the release of the band's debut album, First and Last and Always, members Craig Adams and Wayne Hussey departed the band, leading to the band's disbandment.
As a result, band Billy Idol - Cyberpunk Andrew Eldritch formed a side project, The Never Again (Atlantic Mix) - Die Warzau - Never Again, and recorded new material with them. After his first album with the side project received poor sales and a negative reception, he went back to recording with the Sisters of Mercy, albeit still without Adams and Hussey.
Sisterhood member Patricia Morrison became a part of the band as a result. Eldritch wrote the songs of Floodland in Hamburg; the city's large amount of water influenced the album's title as well as its recurring lyrical theme of water.
He then called upon Larry Alexander and Jim Steinman to produce the album with him. Recording sessions began in Manhattan, New York, during January and carried on throughout the first half of the year in various studios Stay With Me - Bad Boys Blue - Фонотека В Кармане England.
Tears for Fears. Raoul and the Kings of Spain is the fifth studio album by the British pop-rock band Tears for Fears, released on 10 October Like the band's previous album, Elemental, it is essentially a solo effort by Roland Orzabal—neither album being made with the involvement of Curt Smith, who had left the band at that time. Big Thing. Duran Duran. Duran Duran chose novelty over pop conventionalism, opting to make music apropos for seedy burlesque parlors, which many fans couldn't get used to.
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Devil's Playground is the sixth studio album by English rock vocalist Billy Idol, released on 22 March Billy Idol - Cyberpunk It is his first studio album in over a decade, and his first new studio songs since All songs were written or co-written by Idol except "Plastic Jesus".
Idol and the band supported the album with a world tour of rock festival appearances in andincluding several performances on the Vans Warped Tour. The song "Scream" was used in an episode of Viva La Bam, in which Idol also guest starred, where he and Bam Margera sing it as they go down the highway.
Charmed Life. Charmed Life is the fourth studio album by English rock vocalist Billy Idol, released in through Chrysalis Records. The video, directed by David Fincher, involved Betsy Lynn George as a teenager who knocks at her neighbour's door and asks to play a tape, before stripping to the music.
The album's second single is a cover version of "L. Woman" by The Doors. Its video was also directed by Fincher. The third single was "Prodigal Blues". Whiplash Smile. Whiplash Smile is the third Billy Idol - Cyberpunk album by English rock vocalist Billy Idol. It was released on 20 October by Chrysalis Records. After his successful album Rebel Yell, Idol continued his collaboration with Keith Forsey and Steve Stevens while Billy Idol - Cyberpunk and producing songs for the album.
Whiplash Smile received generally mixed reviews from music critics. Commercially, the album noted a success similar to his previous album. It peaked at number six on Billboard In the United Kingdom, it reached number eight and also peaked inside the top ten in many other countries, such as Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, and Switzerland.
Whiplash Smile was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold more than two million copies worldwide. Rebel Yell. Rebel Yell is the second studio album by English rock musician Billy Idol. It was released on 10 Novemberby Chrysalis Records. After the release of his eponymous debut album, Idol continued his collaboration with Keith Forsey and Steve Stevens. Initially recording without a drummer, utilizing only the electronic drum Grounded - Various - The Perfumed Garden LinnDrum, Forsey and Stevens later Billy Idol - Cyberpunk to hire Thommy Price to play drums on some of the songs.
Musically, Rebel Yell is a rock album with a strong influence of new wave music. The cover sleeve and images were shot by Brian Griffin. Idol got the idea of the album's title after attending a party with The Rolling Real - DJ Krush - Holonic The Self Megamix and drinking the Rebel Yell whiskey.
Upon its release, Rebel Yell received positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success. In the United States, it peaked at number six on the Billboard and also peaked into the top ten in other countries, such as Canada, Germany and New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of Billy Idol - Cyberpunk certified it double platinum for shipment of two million copies across the United States. Four singles were released from the album.
After the breakup of the band Generation X and the release of his first solo extended play, Don't Stop, Idol began working on his debut album. Produced by Keith Forsey, Billy Idol is a rock album with strong influences of new wave music. Upon its release, the album received generally positive reviews from music critics and was a commercial success, peaking at number forty-five on the Billboard Three singles were released from the album: "Dancing with Myself" was already released in as Idol's debut single.
The lead single, "Hot in the City", peaked Billy Idol - Cyberpunk number twenty-three on the Billboard After it peaked at Billy Idol - Cyberpunk three on Mainstream Rock chart inthe album was reissued with an addition of the earlier single "Dancing with Myself". The song "White Wedding" is so-named due to the less-heard "White Wedding", which is a more synthesiser-based continuation of the first part. VH1 Storytellers Live. Best Of. Greatest Hits. Greatest Hits is a compilation of Billy Idol's most popular singles, released by Capitol Records in The album includes two additional tracks: a live recording of one of his most popular songs, "Rebel Yell", plus a new version of Idol's longtime producer Billy Idol - Cyberpunk Forsey's "Don't You".
Although Forsey originally wrote the song with Idol in mind, Idol turned it down and eventually the song was given to Simple Minds who would go on to make it a worldwide hit in
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