|Studio album by|
|Released||July 2, 1991|
|Studio||Bearsville Studios, New York|
|Alice Cooper chronology|
Hey Stoopid is the twelfth solo album by rock singer Alice Cooper, released on July 2, 1991 (see 1991 in music). After his smash 1989 hit album Trash , Cooper attempted to continue his success with his follow-up album, which features guest performances from Slash, Ozzy Osbourne, Vinnie Moore, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars (both of Mötley Crüe). Hey Stoopid was Cooper's last album to feature bassist Hugh McDonald before he joined Bon Jovi in 1994.
According to Cooper assistant Brian Renfield, an alternate cover was originally considered, described by Renfield as being "hardcore with hypo needles, pills..." Notably, the track "Feed My Frankenstein" features famed guitar duo Steve Vai and Joe Satriani playing together, accompanied by Nikki Sixx on Bass. It is also featured in the 1992 comedy film Wayne's World and on the official soundtrack. In 2014, "Dangerous Tonight" was featured in the video game Watch Dogs .
|1.||"Hey Stoopid"||Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer||Slash, Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Satriani||4:33|
|2.||"Love's a Loaded Gun"||Cooper, Pepe, Ponti||4:11|
|3.||"Snakebite"||Cooper, Pepe, Ponti, Pfeifer, Lance Bulen, Kelly Keeling||4:33|
|4.||"Burning Our Bed"||Cooper, Al Pitrelli, Pfeifer, Steve West||Joe Satriani||4:34|
|5.||"Dangerous Tonight"||Cooper, Desmond Child||4:41|
|6.||"Might As Well Be on Mars"||Cooper, Dick Wagner, Child||7:10|
|7.||"Feed My Frankenstein"||Cooper, Zodiac Mindwarp, Ian Richardson, Nick Coler||Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Nikki Sixx, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark||4:44|
|8.||"Hurricane Years"||Cooper, Pepe, Ponti, Pfeifer||Vinnie Moore||3:58|
|9.||"Little by Little"||Cooper, Pepe, Ponti, Pfeifer||Joe Satriani||4:35|
|10.||"Die for You"||Cooper, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, Jim Vallance||Mick Mars||4:16|
|11.||"Dirty Dreams"||Cooper, Pfeifer, Vallance||Vinnie Moore||3:29|
|12.||"Wind-Up Toy"||Cooper, Pepe, Ponti, Pfeifer||Joe Satriani||5:27|
Japanese Release Bonus Track
|13.||"It Rained All Night"||Cooper, Child||3:54|
2013 remastered release bonus tracks.
|13.||"Hey Stoopid (Beba Edit)"||Cooper, Pepe, Ponti, Pfeifer||3:58|
|15.||"It Rained All Night"||Cooper, Child||3:54|
In 1991, alongside the release of the album, a promotional CD entitled 'Stoopid News' (Epic ESK 4161) was released featuring 15 soundbites read by Alice, as follows:
|1991||The Billboard 200||47|
|UK Albums Chart||4|
|Australian Albums Chart||15|
|Austrian Albums Chart||5|
|Norwegian Albums Chart||36|
|Swedish Albums Chart||9|
|Swiss Albums Chart||7|
|Hungarian Albums Chart||27|
|1991||"Hey Stoopid"||Billboard Hot 100||78|
|Mainstream Rock Tracks||13|
|UK Singles Chart||21|
|Australian Singles Chart||32|
|Norwegian Singles Chart||19|
|Dutch Singles Chart||22|
|Swedish Singles Chart||5|
|"Love's a Loaded Gun"||Mainstream Rock Tracks||31|
|UK Singles Chart||38|
|"Feed My Frankenstein"||UK Singles Chart||27|
|Canada (Music Canada)||Platinum||100,000^|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Silver||60,000^|
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.
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