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Valley of the Dolls (album)

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Released  January 26, 1979
Artist  Generation X
Producer  Ian Hunter
Valley of the Dolls (1979)  Kiss Me Deadly (1981)
Release date  26 January 1979
Label  Chrysalis Records
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Genres  Punk rock, New wave, Post-punk, Pop punk
Similar  Generation X albums, Punk rock albums

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 contained the UK hit singles: "King Rocker", which reached No. 11 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1979, the title track "Valley of the Dolls", which made No. 23 in April of the same year, and "Friday's Angels", which got to No. 62 in June 1979.


The album peaked at No. 51 in the UK Albums Chart.

Original LP (1979)

All tracks written by Billy Idol and Tony James; except where noted.


  • Billy Idol − vocals
  • Tony James − bass
  • Bob "Derwood" Andrews − guitar
  • Mark Laff − drums
  • Songs

    1Running With the Boss Sound5:05
    2Night of the Cadillacs3:24
    3Paradise West5:23


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