Eyes Without A Face was the second single released from Billy Idol’s 1984 Rebel Yell album. At the time, it was his highest charting single, peaking at number four on the Hot 100 chart and number five on the Mainstream Rock chart. It remained his highest charting single on the Hot 100 chart until he hit number one in 1987 with his live version of Mony Mony. He also scored a number two hit on the Hot 100 chart in 1990 with Cradle of Love.
Reportedly, the music video for Eyes Without A Face was filmed in a marathon 30-hour session, and it was nominated for both the Best Editing and Best Cinematography awards at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Enjoy this look back at Billy Idol’s music video for Eyes Without A Face from 1984!
For nostalgia’s sake, enjoy this look back at the aforementioned number one and number two hits on the Hot 100 chart for Billy Idol, Mony Mony and Cradle of Love!