Billy Idol - Billy Idol (New Vinyl LP)
Vinyl LP pressing. Billy Idol is the eponymous debut studio album by vocalist Billy Idol, released on 16 July 1982 by Chrysalis Records. After the breakup of the band Generation X and the release of his first solo extended play, Don't Stop (1981), 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 it's release, the album was a commercial success, peaking at number #45 on the Billboard 200. Three singles were released from the album: "Dancing with Myself" was already released in 1981 as Idol's debut single. The lead single, "Hot in the City", peaked at number #23 on the Billboard 100. "White Wedding" was released as the album's second single. After it peaked at #3 on Mainstream Rock chart in 1983, the album was reissued with an addition of the earlier single "Dancing with Myself".