Billy Idol - Whiplash Smile
- Label: Chrysalis Records
- Country: Canada
- Released: 1986
Cassette tape is in excellent condition, no cracks or tape wear. The felt pads are no longer attached to the bottom but are easily replaced, jewel case is missing it's bottom cover and therefore does not close and/or hold the tape in place properly. Case has a small crack in the front. This piece is being Included with this listing in order to maintain tape integrity during shipping.
Inlay sheet is included
Whiplash Smile is the third studio album by English rock vocalist Billy Idol. It was released on 20 October 1986 by Chrysalis Records. After his successful album Rebel Yell (1983), Idol continued his collaboration with Keith Forsey and Steve Stevens while writing and producing songs for the album.
Whiplash Smile received generally mixed reviews from music critics. Commercially, the album noted a success similar to his previous album. It peaked at number six on Billboard 200. In the United Kingdom, it reached number eight and also peaked inside the top ten in many other countries, such as Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, and Switzerland. Whiplash Smile was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has sold more than two million copies worldwide.
Three singles were released from the album, with "Don't Need a Gun" and "Sweet Sixteen" peaking into the top forty on the Billboard Hot 100. "Soul Standing By" was released only in Australia.