Classicks

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Classicks
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Compilation album by Alice Cooper
Released September 5, 1995
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length61:46
Label Epic
Producer Various
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Classicks is a compilation album by Alice Cooper, released by Epic Records in September, 1995. This release was to mark the end of Cooper's record contract with Epic Records, which had spanned three studio albums. Alice suggested its title.

Alice Cooper American rock singer, songwriter and musician

Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, deadly snakes, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers alike to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". He has drawn equally from horror films, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a macabre and theatrical brand of rock designed to shock people.

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As of 2005, Classicks is available as a CD / DVD set comprising Classicks and "Trashes The World", respectively. This set is also notable for the inclusion of Fire, only available as a B-side.

Track listing

  1. "Poison" (Desmond Child, Alice Cooper, John McCurry) – 4:30
  2. "Hey Stoopid" (Cooper, Vic Pepe, Bob Pfeifer, Jack Ponti) – 4:33
  3. "Feed My Frankenstein" (Nick Coler, Cooper, Ian Richardson) – 4:44
  4. "Love's a Loaded Gun" (Cooper, Pepe, Ponti) – 4:11
  5. "Stolen Prayer" (Cooper, Chris Cornell) – 5:35
  6. "House of Fire" (Child, Cooper, Joan Jett) – 3:46
  7. "Lost in America" (Cooper, Dan Wexler) – 3:52
  8. "It's Me" (Jack Blades, Cooper, Tommy Shaw) – 4:37
  9. "Under My Wheels" (Live) (Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Bob Ezrin) – 3:41
  10. "Billion Dollar Babies" (Live) (Bruce, Cooper, Neal Smith) – 3:36
  11. "I'm Eighteen" (Live) (Bruce, Glen Buxton, Cooper, Dunaway, Smith) – 4:34
  12. "No More Mr. Nice Guy" (Live) (Bruce, Cooper) – 3:11
  13. "Only Women Bleed" (Live) (Cooper, Wagner) – 4:06
  14. "School's Out" (Live) (Bruce, Buxton, Cooper, Dunaway, Smith) – 3:46
  15. "Fire" (Jimi Hendrix) – 3:02
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