Sunday, March 12, 2017
On the turntable this Sunday...Vital Idol
Vital Idol is a compilation by English rock vocalist Billy Idol. It contains remixed singles from his first three albums. Peaking at number 10 on the Billboard 200, The album was supported by a live single version of "Mony Mony".
The original release, sporting a photo from the "Dancing with Myself" video was originally released as an EP in Europe in 1985. The US release was expanded to feature the "Mother Of Mercy Mix" of "To Be a Lover" and reissued in 1987 with alternate cover art of a photo still from the live video for "Mony Mony" on CD. The 1987 issue was 24 bit digitally remastered and released globally in 2002.
The album has been certified by BPI and RIAA platinum.