The Best of Generation X

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The Best of Generation X
Greatest hits album by
GenrePunk rock, pop punk
Generation X chronology
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The Idol Generation

The Best of Generation X is a compilation album of English punk rock band Generation X.[1]

It was released by Chrysalis Records in 1985 in response to the international success that the band's frontman Billy Idol had recently achieved, as well as the media interest generated by bassist Tony James' then current project, Sigue Sigue Sputnik.

The album contains tracks from all three Generation X studio albums, and included all of their singles except for debut single "Your Generation."

Track listing[edit]

The Best of Generation X[edit]

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

1."Valley of the Dolls" 3:34
2."Running With the Boss Sound"Idol, James, Bob Andrews6:13
3."Night of the Cadillacs" 3:21
4."Fridays Angels" 3:17
5."One Hundred Punks" 3:07
6."King Rocker" 2:16
7."Wild Youth" 2:57
8."Dancing with Myself" 3:46
9."Triumph" 3:23
10."Revenge" 4:21
11."Youth Youth Youth" 6:04
12."From the Heart" 2:06
13."Ready Steady Go" 2:57


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "The Best of Generation X - Generation X - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic.