|Single by Alice Cooper|
|from the album Flush the Fashion|
|Studio||Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles|
|Label||Warner Bros. Records|
|Producer(s)||Roy Thomas Baker|
|Alice Cooper singles chronology|
"Clones (We're All)" is a 1980 single by American singer Alice Cooper taken from his 1980 album Flush the Fashion . It peaked at No. 40 in the U.S. Billboard charts, his first top 40 single in two years. The song is about forced conformity. Cooper reports that he wanted to do the song because he was looking for a new sound.It was written by David Carron (1948–84), who had played in Arlo Guthrie's Shenandoah, and the short-lived Gulliver.
The song has been covered by many artists, including The Smashing Pumpkins, the Epoxies, Penal Colony, Mose Giganticus, Bile,and The Wildbunch and sampled by Akira the Don for his track Clones (featuring Bashy).
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||36|
|Canada RPM Top Singles||25|
|US Billboard Hot 100||40|
|US Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play||69|
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