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Vital idol

Billy Idol (performer)
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Title
Vital idol
Performer
Billy Idol
Publisher
Chrysalis, 1993
1 cd
Playing time
00:42:19
EAN
5094632150221
CDR
JKX1085
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Billy Idol

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William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who holds dual British and American citizenship. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as the lead singer of the group Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" in the United States. The name "Billy Idol" was inspired by a schoolteacher's description of him as "idle".

Idol began his music career in late 1976 as a guitarist in the punk rock band Chelsea. However, he soon left the group. With his former bandmate Tony James, Idol formed Generation X. With Idol as lead singer, the band achieved success in the United Kingdom and released three albums on Chrysalis Records, then disbanded. In 1981, Idol moved to New York City to pu…Read more on Wikipedia