During that time, the band practically invented a style of theatrical horror rock that would be adapted by countless and lesser artists over the years. But Alice Cooper, the band and the man, were more than just guillotines, electric chairs and big-ass snakes; they had great songs that fed their visually exciting stage shows, which were like splashy Broadway productions for people who liked bloody monster movies. The singer went solo in , taking the name and the shock-theater shows with him. Our list of the Top 10 Alice Cooper Songs spans 20 years of mayhem.
The song kicks the door open with a raucous groove fueled by dark minor key chord changes and crying guitar lines. Yet, just like all Alice Cooper recordings, maintained that Alice Cooper signature vocal sound and feel. The beautiful Alice Cooper ballad that promoted that attributes of simplicity and love found among those who had nothing but each other, reflected a common artistic trend found in nineteen seventies culture. Regardless of the social, economic connections the song made with nineteen seventies culture, it was also a beautifully written and emotional song that stands as one of the most heartfelt Alice Cooper Songs of his career. The song was the first recording issued by the band before they had even released an album. Due to the success of the single, the band went into the studio and cut their first record Love it to Death. The song has been mentioned by many well known rock artists as one of the most inspirational recordings of early metal music. Rock and Roll anthems depicted some of the best music the Alice Cooper band released during the early years.
"Welcome to My Nightmare"
Despite more than 20 years as guitarist in Alice Cooper's band, Ryan Roxie isn't resting on his laurels. As well as playing with Gilby Clarke and Slash's Snakepit back in the day, he's a member of the Stockholm-based sleaze rockers Casablanca, and is about to release his first official solo album, Imagine Your Reality. That reality includes guest appearances from the likes of Cheap Trick's Robin Zander. When the bell rings and every hand in the audience goes up, that is rock'n'roll bliss! I have had the honour for many years to start out this Classic Teenage Youth Anthem far beyond our teenage years How could I not include a song that I was able to write with the boss at the top of the list? Always identified with the title of this one, 'cause after all, aren't we all just a little bit stuck in between? From The Eyes of Alice Cooper. From the album From The Inside , a less-than-three-minute rollercoaster ride of guitar riffs and layered harmonies.
Alice Cooper's Greatest Hits is the only greatest hits album by American rock band Alice Cooper , and their last release as a band. Released in , it features hit songs from five of the band's seven studio albums. It does not include any material from their first two albums, Pretties for You and Easy Action. This compilation's song versions were remixed by Jack Richardson at the time, with the remix of " I'm Eighteen " being released as a single in the US. The reason behind remixing the songs was perhaps to boost its appeal as "new" versions because no new tracks were available for inclusion by the group as they were on hiatus at the time. The album's cover art was designed by Ernie Cefalu and features a sepia -toned Drew Struzan illustration of the band members in front of a s garage, accompanied by such period movie stars as Humphrey Bogart , Clark Gable , Robert Taylor , Edward G. A depiction of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre is in the upper middle. The album was released by Friday Music records on vinyl in with a Gatefold cover, mimicking the Australian release of the album,  which was the only territory where it was originally released with a Gatefold sleeve.