|Single by Alice Cooper|
|from the album Billion Dollar Babies|
|Songwriter(s)||Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith|
|Alice Cooper singles chronology|
"Elected" is a single by rock band Alice Cooper, released as the first Hot 100 hit on their sixth studio album Billion Dollar Babies (1972). The single reached #26 during election week on the charts in the United States, #4 on the charts in the United Kingdom and #3 in Austria. It inspired one of the first MTV style story line promo videos ever made for a song.
The song is a reworked version of their debut single "Reflected" from their album of 1969, Pretties for You .
|"(I Want To Be) Elected"|
|Single by Mr. Bean and Smear Campaign ft. Bruce Dickinson|
|B-side||"(I Want To Be) Elected"|
|Format||7", CD single|
|Label||London Records (for Comic Relief)|
|Songwriter(s)||A. Cooper, D. Dunaway, G. Buxton, M. Bruce, N. Smith|
The record was released in the run up to the United Kingdom General Election of 1992 and reached No. 9 in the UK Singles Chart.The music video, in which Mr. Bean's doorstep canvassing and electoral stunts are intercut with the live video of Dickinson and the band, was directed by Paul Weiland.
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