Vital Idol is a 1985 compilation by English rock vocalist Billy Idol. It contains remixed songs from his first two albums and the Don't Stop EP. The album was reissued in the US with extra tracks in 1987, peaking at number 10 on the Billboard 200. The US release was supported by a live single version of "Mony Mony".
The original release, sporting a photo from the "Dancing with Myself" video was originally released as a mini-LP in Europe in 1985. The US release was expanded to feature the "Mother Of Mercy Mix" of "To Be a Lover" and reissued in 1987 with different cover art, featuring a photo still from the live video for "Mony Mony" on CD. The 1987 issue was 24 bit digitally remastered and released globally in 2002.
The album has been certified by BPI and RIAA platinum.