Billy Idol’s “White Wedding” (Leaping Ahead #61)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #61: 160301

[A song with colour (3)]

The video for ‘White Wedding’ released in October 1982, features Billy Idol attending a gothic wedding. It’s one of his best-known videos. The bride is played by Perri Lister, Idol’s real-life girlfriend at the time. She is also one of the three dancers clad in black leather, who slap their behinds in time with the clap track in the song as they shimmy downwards near the end. Because according to Idol…

That’s the kind of thing they love in England