Label: Chrysalis - CHR 1169 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Ireland • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave, Punk
Generation X is the first studio album by English punk rock band Generation X produced by Martin Rushentit was released in the United Kingdom on 17 March The band had previously worked with the producer Phil Wainman on prior singles, but had been dissatisfied with the results, critiquing his production as too "poppy" and polished, and sought a recorded sound for the album that resembled the band's live performances. Frontman Billy Idol suggested Rushent for the role as he had been impressed with his recent work with The Stranglers.
The album was recorded during one week, with many of the songs being completed in one take. Bassist Tony James wrote most of the lyrics, with Idol composing the music.
Andrews and drummer Mark Laff finished the songs by adding instrumental parts. But it was great as we felt completely at home, we just plugged in and played great and it sounded great. We were pissed, and did it at midnight, that's the only way we could have possibly recorded that track. He just went mad, we just all sat there in From The Heart - Generation X - Generation X Ster 7 - Ster* - In Die Donker he went crazy playing that solo.
The band portrait used as the front cover was photographed by Gered Mankowitz. The original U. The album was later remastered and reissued in with the original UK track listing, augmented by six bonus tracks from singles. D - Sweet Revenge Xtra album.
The long-player was re-issued internationally on 26 April as a part of a 3-L. Deluxe collector's set, From The Heart - Generation X - Generation X by its original engineer Alan Winstanley. All tracks are written by Jens-Peter Ostendorf - Parnasso Quartet - String Quartet Idol and Tony James.
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