Billy Idol has announced that he will be releasing a new remix collection of his classic tracks on Capitol/UME. The album, available September 28th, Vital Idol: Revitalized will feature collaborations with the likes of Moby, Tropkillaz, The Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, and more. This follows the original Vital Idol release in 1985.
As per the release statement: “Vital Idol, initially released in Britain in 1985 and subsequently issued in the United States in 1987, was the first remix record released by a rock superstar. Besides being certified platinum, Vital Idol was accompanied by a version of “Mony Mony” that reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, as well as hitting the Top 10 on the U.K. Singles chart.”
Vital Idol: Revitalized on double LP is available for pre-order now.
Carla Sacks (September 19, 2018) Vital Idol: Revitalized Out September 28 On Captol/UME [Press Release]