Billy Idol

Cyberpunk

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Cyberpunk, Idol's attempt to restyle himself as a futuristic cyber-rocker, only works when he falls back on his effortlessly catchy guitar hooks and melodies of his past hits (the first single, "Shock to the System," for instance). Unfortunately, most of the album is padded with pretentious speeches, sampled dialog, and underdeveloped songs. Especially noteworthy is his techno-dance interpretation of the Velvet Underground's "Heroin" (featuring a repeated Patti Smith quote), which is one of the worst covers ever recorded.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 01:01
2 04:34 SpotifyAmazon
3 00:19
4 03:33 SpotifyAmazon
5 05:07 SpotifyAmazon
6 06:23 SpotifyAmazon
7 04:34 SpotifyAmazon
8 04:46 SpotifyAmazon
9 00:27
10 03:53 SpotifyAmazon
11 06:57 SpotifyAmazon
12 00:22
13 07:24 SpotifyAmazon
14 04:52 SpotifyAmazon
15
00:38
16 05:47 SpotifyAmazon
17 04:37 SpotifyAmazon
18
00:25
19 05:03 SpotifyAmazon
20
00:56
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