[dropcap]On[/dropcap] November 10th, 1983, Billy Idol released his second solo record Rebel Yell—named after the bourbon he drank at a party with The Rolling Stones. The album continued the collaboration with guitarist Steve Stevens, and producer Keith Forsey—which resulted in all of the album’s singles being hits, with three in particular gaining heavy rotation on MTV.

Rebel Yell (Billy Idol’s longtime girlfriend Perri Lister can be seen in the front row during the “Rebel Yell” video)

Eyes Without a Face

and Flesh for Fantasy

Tracklist

1. Rebel Yell
2. Daytime Drama
3. Eyes Without A Face
4. Blue Highway
5. Flesh for Fantasy
6. Catch My Fall
7. Crank Call
8. (Do Not) Stand in the Shadows
9. The Dead Next Door

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*video at top of the page courtesy of Night Flight