Shop for the latest official gear including new t-shirts and Las Vegas residency merchandise. The latest studio album from Billy Idol is available digitally, on compact disc and limited edition vinyl LP. Learn more and watch behind the scenes video from the making of the album here. Surely this city, with its skyscrapers reaching into the ozone, touching hitherto unknown heights, might welcome yet another stranger in a strange land, one more explorer doing his damndest to act unafraid in the face of his exceedingly uncertain future. The heavens blazed my coming to America that first night with shooting stars and a strange halo effect that may well have been the man in the moon laughing at my audacity. Some thirty-three years later, I come to you again, with a story to tell.
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William Michael Albert Broad born 30 November , known professionally as Billy Idol , is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who holds dual British and American citizenship. 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 as a guitarist in the punk rock band Chelsea. However, he soon left the group. With Idol as lead singer, the band achieved success in the United Kingdom and released three albums on Chrysalis Records , then disbanded. His debut studio album, Billy Idol , was a commercial success.