Label: S.K. Electroniks - SR 660 • Format: Cassette Album, Stereo • Country: India • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk, New Wave
Rebel Yell is the second studio album by English rock musician Billy Idol. It was released on 10 Novemberby Chrysalis Records. After the release of his eponymous debut albumIdol continued his collaboration with Keith Forsey and Steve Stevens. Initially recording without a drummer, utilizing only the electronic drum machine LinnDrumForsey and Stevens later decided to hire Thommy Catch My Fall - Billy Idol - Rebel Yell to play drums on some of the songs.
Musically, Rebel Yell is a rock album with a strong influence of new wave music. The cover sleeve and images were shot by Brian Griffin.
Idol got the idea of the album's title after attending a party with The Rolling Schach Matt - Various - Hit Parade Vocal and drinking the Rebel Yell whiskey. Upon its release, Rebel Yell received positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success. In the United States, it peaked at number six on the Catch My Fall - Billy Idol - Rebel Yell and also peaked into the top ten in other countries, such as Canada, Germany and New Zealand.
Four singles were released from the album. The accompanying music videos Condemned To The Gallows - Voïvod - Morgöth Invasion all I Pray - Ace Of Base - Flowers received heavy airplay on television channel MTV. He explained on VH1 Storytellers that people were drinking " Rebel Yell " bourbon, and thought that would be a great title for an album.
Keith Forsey stated in an interview with Mix magazine that Idol stole the wrong tapes. Idol battled the label, and came back to the studio victorious.
Forsey then informed him that he had taken the wrong tapes. The new version of the album included previously unreleased bonus tracks and expanded liner notes. Idol's longtime girlfriend Perri Lister can be seen in the front row during the "Rebel Yell" video. All songs written and arranged by Billy Idol and Steve Stevens except where indicated.
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