Billy Idol - Quotes

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I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don't have to be nice anymore.

I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don't have to be nice anymore.

It doesn't matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You're still left alone with yourself in the end.

It doesn't matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You're still left alone with yourself in the end.

I don't think punk ever really dies, because punk rock attitude can never die.

I don't think punk ever really dies, because punk rock attitude can never die.

If your world doesn't allow you to dream, move to one where you can. ---->>>

I'm not trying to hide from my past. I want to roll in it. Like a dog, rolling in feces, I'm rolling in the feces of my greatest hits - that's a bit of a wild way of looking at it, but I am a man, and we do like rolling in our own feces at times. ---->>>

Rock isn't art, it's the way ordinary people talk.

Rock isn't art, it's the way ordinary people talk.

I don't care what stage or what reason, as long as we're playing. ---->>>

I rocked the cradle of love. ---->>>

There was a time when my whole life was in chaos, really, and I didn't help myself sort it out. But one day I came to my senses, and I think I was lucky because a lot of people don't. ---->>>

I think love's exciting and happy, as well as being able to make you sad.

I think love's exciting and happy, as well as being able to make you sad.

The biggest misconception people have about me is that I'm stupid. ---->>>

It's like, what happened, I was always leading fashion, and then the grunge thing kind of came along. And because I've been so on top in the '80s you know, I, you know, what can I do? Suddenly go grunge? ---->>>

My hair used to be real long, and my parents were encouraged when I cut it. They thought I was going 'straight,' but I was just getting weirder - at least in their eyes. I was getting into the punk thing. ---->>>

They wouldn't play my records on American radio because I had spiky hair. They said, 'Punk rock doesn't sell advertising, it won't make any money.' ---->>>

I'm not talking with an American accent. I haven't gone off and become Sammy Hagar. ---->>>

Part of the punk attitude was that you should project your music through your whole body... show your personality as much as possible. ---->>>

The world goes on, you go on and you change. You want to show the fans those changes, and you want to be able to verbalize them. ---->>>

I'm really a singer, so I love songs and I love singing. I like rap music, but I didn't grow up freestyling. ---->>>

I am quite a romantic person, really, and I should have put that into my music earlier, but I was probably denying it... I didn't want to be soft because I felt I had to be so hard to get people to believe in me.

I am quite a romantic person, really, and I should have put that into my music earlier, but I was probably denying it... I didn't want to be soft because I felt I had to be so hard to get people to believe in me.

My dad was one of the reasons I got into rock and roll, because I was learning the ropes of his business, which was selling powertools, and I was looking for a way out from under his heel. I was like, 'Where's the fun? Where's the glamour?' ---->>>

When I started out, everyone seemed to be adopting these names... Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious. I wasn't really Rotten or Vicious or Nasty, so I wanted something a bit more funny - yet something that seemed real rock 'n' roll... something that acknowledged my ambition. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 11-30, 1955
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Occupation: Musician

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He first achieved fame in the 1970s as a member of the punk rock band Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol one of the lead artists during the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" in the United States (wikipedia)