|"Love's a Loaded Gun"|
|Single by Alice Cooper|
|from the album Hey Stoopid|
|Recorded||Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York|
|Songwriter(s)||Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti|
|Alice Cooper singles chronology|
"Love's a Loaded Gun" is a single by Alice Cooper, taken from the 1991 album Hey Stoopid . It managed to peak at #38 in the UK charts and #31 on the mainstream rock tracks chart. It was one of three singles released from the album (the other two being "Hey Stoopid" and "Feed My Frankenstein") that launched "Hey Stoopid" into the top 40.
The single featured a B-Side, a cover of Jimi Hendrix's "Fire".
|1991||Mainstream Rock Tracks||31|
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