BILLY IDOL: Charmed Life LP. & videos: "Cradle of Love" + The Doors cover "L.A. Woman".
BILLY IDOL: Charmed Life LP. & videos: "Cradle of Love" + The Doors cover "L.A. Woman".

BILLY IDOL: Charmed Life LP. & videos: “Cradle of Love” + The Doors cover “L.A. Woman”.

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Charmed Life is an album released by Billy Idol in 1990 through Chrysalis Records. It was his fourth studio-album.
“Cradle of Love” was also featured on the soundtrack of The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. The song is famous for its video, which won the 1990 MTV Video Music Award for “Best video from a film”. The video, directed by David Fincher, features Betsy Lynn George as a teenager who knocks at her neighbours door and asks to play a tape, before stripping to the music.

SAMPLES:
www.allmusic.com/album/charmed-life-mw0000317667

Track listing:
“The Loveless” (Idol, Mark Younger-Smith) 4:17
“Pumping on Steel” (Idol, Younger-Smith) 4:42
“Prodigal Blues” (Idol) 5:41
“L.A. Woman” (Densmore, Krieger, Manzarek, Morrison) 5:19
“Trouble with the Sweet Stuff” 5:50
“Cradle of Love” (Idol, David Werner) 4:39
“Mark of Caine” (Idol) 4:33
“Endless Sleep” (Nance, Reynolds) 3:13
“Love Unchained” (Idol) 4:41
“The Right Way” (Idol) 5:05
“License to Thrill” (Keith Forsey, Idol) 6:02

Charting album & singles:
1990 Charmed Life LP Billboard 200 No. 11
1990 Cradle of Love (From “Ford Fairlane”)
Billboard Hot 100 No. 2
Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 1
Modern Rock Tracks No. 7
1990 L.A. Woman
Billboard Hot 100 No. 52
Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 18
1991 Prodigal Blues Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 35

Certification sales:
United States Platinum 1,000,000
United Kingdom Silver 60,000

Personnel:
Billy Idol vocals, guitar
Mark Younger-Smith guitar, bass guitar
Phil Soussan bass guitar
Jimmy Johnson bass guitar
Phil Shenale bass guitar, programming
Vito bass guitar
Arthur Barrow keyboards, programming
Greg Mathieson keyboards
Mike Baird drums
Keith Forsey drums, producer

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