Gimme (Alice Cooper song)

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"Gimme"
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Single Cover
Single by Alice Cooper
from the album Brutal Planet
B-side "Brutal Planet"
ReleasedAugust 2000
Recorded2000
Length4:46 (album version) 3:51 (radio edit)
Label Spitfire Records
Songwriter(s) Alice Cooper, Bob Marlette
Producer(s) Bob Marlette
Alice Cooper singles chronology
"School's Out (Live)"
(1997)
"Gimme"
(2000)
"Keepin' Halloween Alive"
(2009)

"Gimme" is a single by rock singer Alice Cooper, released in 2000.

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The song appeared on Cooper's album Brutal Planet, and was its first and only single. While its highest chart position was only 103 in the UK, the music video was aired several times[ citation needed ]. The song was written by Cooper and Bob Marlette.

The song is about a deal with the Devil, sung from the point of view of Satan. This is a recurring theme for Cooper, and a motif he uses in songs like "I'm The Coolest" from 1976's Alice Cooper Goes to Hell and "I Just Wanna Be God" on Dragontown, the follow-up album to Brutal Planet. The lyrics also make a reference to "Nothing's Free" from The Last Temptation, another song with the same theme.

Music video

A music video was produced to promote the single.

Album appearances

Personnel

Charts

Chart (2000)Peak
position
UK Singles Chart [1] 103

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