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Dancing with Myself

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Staff Review: "Dancing with Myself" by Billy Idol


Billy Idol's memoir is a candid recollection of his life as a bad boy rocker in the 80s and 90s. Unlike some other rock star memoirs, Billy Idol doesn't make excuses for his behavior. He admits fault for the hurt he caused to his longtime girlfriend Perri and his family because of his drug use and infidelity. Idol also discusses his musical influences, and how he went from William Broad to Billy Idol. (Hint: peroxide, leather, and the famous sneer.) A must read for any Idol fan.

Audience: adults | Genre: nonfiction, biography, biography and memoir

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