* {{Jossed}}: Idol himself denies "Dancing With Myself" is about [[ADateWithRosiePalms masturbation]].
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was one of several artists to turn down performing "Don't You Forget About Me", which was ultimately made famous by SimpleMinds (who initially wanted to turn it down themselves). In 2001, he recorded his own version as a new track on a GreatestHitsAlbum.