Billy Idol – Flesh For Fantasy (12″)

billyidoledFrom 1984 and off Billy Idol’s second album , “Rebel Yell” , the follow up to the single “Eyes Without A Face.” An example of a 12″ Mix that does something different and improves the song, thanks to remix by Gary Langan (Art Of Noise) It does still sound a bit too close to Simple Mind’s ” Someone Somewhere (In Summertime)” in places. Hip Hop beats but I also think the guitar riff was borrowed and sampled later by The Young Gods. Idol’s sound was made by the guitar work of Steve Stevens, here represented by the track “Blue Highway” , a genuine driving track, about a heroine trip gone wrong.


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A Flesh For Fantasy (Below The Belt Mix) 7:00
B1 Flesh For Fantasy 7:00
B2 Blue Highway 5:05



3 responses

  1. Can you share this one again?

  2. Thanks 🙂

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