History YMMV / BillyIdol

4th Jun '16 7:08:45 PM gewunomox
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* HilariousInHindsight - In 1985, Idol declined to record "Don't You Forget About Me" (which became the SimpleMinds' SignatureSong). [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P00lxq2TrpY 16 years later...]]

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* HilariousInHindsight - In 1985, Idol declined to record "Don't You Forget About Me" (which became the SimpleMinds' Music/SimpleMinds' SignatureSong). [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P00lxq2TrpY 16 years later...]]
11th Jan '16 6:57:04 PM youngbond007
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* CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].

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* CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative ''absurdly informative'' entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].
7th Aug '14 7:14:05 AM Willbyr
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* DorkAge - ''Cyberpunk'', from dropping his trademark EightiesHair for [[http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/5219290/Billy+Idol++cyberpunk.jpg dreadlocks]], to the utter artistic failure (which includes an horrendous cover of [[TheVelvetUnderground "Heroin"]]).

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* DorkAge - ''Cyberpunk'', from dropping his trademark EightiesHair for [[http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/5219290/Billy+Idol++cyberpunk.jpg dreadlocks]], to the utter artistic failure (which includes an horrendous cover of [[TheVelvetUnderground [[Music/VelvetUnderground "Heroin"]]).



* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs - ''Cyberpunk.''

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* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs - ''Cyberpunk.''''

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21st Oct '13 8:48:16 AM Schroeder
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** "Rebel Yell" and "Dancing With Myself" also count.
31st Jul '13 3:22:45 PM wyattte
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* EarWorm - Pick up any of his compilations and take your pick. Billy was a hell of a singles' artist.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic / EarWorm - Pick up any of his compilations and take your pick. Billy was a hell of a singles' artist.artist.
* CoveredUp - "Mony Mony," originally by Tommy James & The Shondells, from 1968.
** "To Be A Lover," originally by William Bell, also from 1968.


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* EpicRiff - The weirdly distorted riff from "Shock To The System."


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* NarmCharm - Is Billy a bit over-the-top in his ''rawk'' vocals? Of course, but that's part of what makes his music so much fun.
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs - ''Cyberpunk.''
8th Apr '12 7:58:16 AM igordebraga
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* CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].

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* CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].Wiki]].
* DorkAge - ''Cyberpunk'', from dropping his trademark EightiesHair for [[http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/5219290/Billy+Idol++cyberpunk.jpg dreadlocks]], to the utter artistic failure (which includes an horrendous cover of [[TheVelvetUnderground "Heroin"]]).
* HilariousInHindsight - In 1985, Idol declined to record "Don't You Forget About Me" (which became the SimpleMinds' SignatureSong). [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P00lxq2TrpY 16 years later...]]
25th Feb '12 6:34:35 AM MagBas
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* DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible / CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It's often considered one of the worst records of the 1990s, but it has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].

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* DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible / CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It's often considered one of the worst records of the 1990s, but it It has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].
24th Feb '12 6:56:33 PM wyattte
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* SoBadItsHorrible / CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It's often considered one of the worst records of the 1990s, but it has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].

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* SoBadItsHorrible DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible / CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It's often considered one of the worst records of the 1990s, but it has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].
24th Feb '12 6:56:11 PM wyattte
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* EarWorm - Pick up any of his compilations and take your pick. Billy was a hell of a singles' artist.
* SoBadItsHorrible / CultClassic - ''Cyberpunk''. It's often considered one of the worst records of the 1990s, but it has a small fanbase, as well as an absurdly informative entry at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_%28album%29 That Other Wiki]].
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