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Generation X  - Valley Of The Dolls album mp3

Performer: Generation X
Title: Valley Of The Dolls
Country: UK
Released: 1979
Style: New Wave, Punk
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 723
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The best Generation X album, it is essentially a greatest hits record. Tons of great tunes on it and really captures Billy Idol right before he was really going to step into the role as we know him now. Can't say enough good things about this album if your a fan of Punk or Idol, it is a must have for your collection. One person found this helpful. Valley of the Dolls- complete with female backing vocals on chorus, is a gem of a recording, worthy of the title track. Included on this re-release is the incredible B-Side from the title track's single, a Johnny Kidd and the Pirates cover, Shakin' All Over. Acquiring this track used to mean tracking down a rare 7" pressing. The price of the CD is worth it for this song alone. The other single off this album was the track, King Rocker- timely when released, tribute to the recently deceased Elvis.

Recorded at Wessex Studios. The tracks 'The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Part One)' and 'The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Part Two)' are displayed as 'The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Parts One and Two)' on the back cover.

But ridicule should not be so readily heaped on former employers, Generation X. Never in the same league as the Clash or the Pistols, the group nevertheless kicked up a fair amount of dust and recorded some memorable singles and a classy debut album. They were, after all, the first of the punk bands to truly embrace the rock industry and all its trappings. But on this, their second album, the band's limitations are self-evident

Valley of the Dolls is the second studio album by British punk band Generation X produced by Ian Hunter. The album is only indirectly related to the novel and film of this name, and the title cut is an original song The album peaked at No. 51 in the UK Albums Chart.

Valley of the Dolls is the second studio long-player by the British post-punk band Generation X, which was produced by Ian Hunter. Valley of the Dolls was recorded at Wessex Sound Studios in Islington in October 1978. The record's working title was 'Intercourse (Old Meets New)', which was superseded by a name taken from a 1966 novel. Ian Hunter was commissioned as the record's producer at Tony James's request, from having been a fan of his work with Mott the Hoople in the early 1970's.

Album by Generation X. Running With The Boss Sound. Night Of The Cadillacs. But on this, their second album, the band's limitations are self-evident

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Running With The Boss Sound
Composed By – Andrews*
5:03
A2 Night Of The Cadillacs 3:20
A3 Paradise West 5:28
A4 Fridays Angels 3:19
A5 King Rocker 2:16
B1 Valley Of The Dolls 3:34
B2 English Dream 4:57
B3 Love Like Fire 3:02
B4 The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Part One) 3:55
B5 The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Part Two) 3:22

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Made By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Published By – Chrysalis Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Festival
  • Recorded At – Wessex Sound Studios

Credits

  • Art Direction – Peter Wagg
  • Bass – Tony James
  • Composed By – Idol*, James*
  • Design – Janusz Guttner
  • Drums – Mark Laff
  • Engineer – Gary Edwards
  • Guitar [Guitars] – Bob 'Derwood' Andrews*
  • Management – Stewart Joseph
  • Photography [Inner Bag Photography] – L.F.I.
  • Photography By [Generation X Sleeve Photography] – Rod Delroy
  • Photography By [Inner Bag Photography] – Paul Cox
  • Photography By [Sleeve Photography] – Paddy Eckersley
  • Producer – Ian Hunter
  • Vocals – Billy Idol, Bob 'Derwood' Andrews*, Mark Laff, Tony James

Notes

Includes printed inner sleeve with track lyrics, photographs of Generation X and additional credits.

The tracks 'The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Part One)' and 'The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Part Two)' are displayed as 'The Prime Of Kenny Silvers (Parts One and Two)' on the back cover.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): SMX-53893
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): SMX-53894

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CHR 1193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(LP, Album) Chrysalis CHR 1193 UK 1979
PV 41193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(LP, Album, RE) Chrysalis PV 41193 US 1988
TOCP-53083 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Chrysalis TOCP-53083 Japan 1999
VK 41193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(CD, Album, Lon) Chrysalis VK 41193 US Unknown
F2 21193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(CD, Album, RE) Chrysalis F2 21193 US Unknown

Tracklist

1 Running With The Boss Sound 5:05
2 Night Of The Cadillacs 3:23
3 Paradise West 5:22
4 Fridays Angels 3:17
5 King Rocker 2:18
6 Valley Of The Dolls 3:36
7 English Dream 4:59
8 Love Like Fire 3:05
9 The Prime Of Kenny Silvers 7:17

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Digital Audio Disc Corp.

Credits

  • Bass – Tony James
  • Drums – Mark Laff
  • Guitar [Guitars] – Bob 'Derwood' Andrews*
  • Producer – Ian Hunter
  • Vocals – Billy Idol, Bob 'Derwood' Andrews*, Mark Laff, Tony James

Notes

Back cover, booklet and disc label list "The Prime of Kenny Silvers" as two separate tracks, but it's programmed as a single track on the disc, with no subtrack indexing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 4411-41193-2
  • Other (Mastering Code): DIDX 2086

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CHR 1193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(LP, Album) Chrysalis CHR 1193 UK 1979
PV 41193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(LP, Album, RE) Chrysalis PV 41193 US 1988
TOCP-53083 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Chrysalis TOCP-53083 Japan 1999
VK 41193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(CD, Album, Lon) Chrysalis VK 41193 US Unknown
F2 21193 Generation X Valley Of The Dolls ‎(CD, Album, RE) Chrysalis F2 21193 US Unknown


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