Mascara and Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper

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Mascara and Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper
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Greatest hits album by Alice Cooper
Released 2001
Recorded 1970-1989
Genre Rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Length76:44
Label Rhino
Producer Varies
Alice Cooper chronology
Brutal Planet
(2000)
Mascara and Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper
(2001)
Dragontown
(2001)
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Mascara and Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper is a compilation album by rock singer, Alice Cooper, released by Warner Archives/Rhino in 2001 in the United States only. Its worldwide companion release is The Definitive Alice Cooper compilation album, which has a slightly different track listing and different packaging, though both compilations feature the same back cover and disc image.

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<i>The Definitive Alice Cooper</i> 2001 compilation album by Alice Cooper

The Definitive Alice Cooper is a compilation album by Alice Cooper, released in 2001 on Rhino Records. It is the international counterpart of Mascara & Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper, with a slightly different track listing and a different cover. The album was released worldwide except in the United States.

The album cover features Cooper in the mid-1970s looking at his mascara-eyed monstrous alter-ego.

Track listing

No.TitleOriginal album (year)Length
1."I'm Eighteen" Love It to Death (1971)3:00
2."Is It My Body"Love It to Death2:39
3."Desperado" Killer (1971)3:26
4."Under My Wheels"Killer2:48
5."Be My Lover"Killer3:22
6."School's Out" (single version) School's Out (1972)3:29
7."Elected" (single version) Billion Dollar Babies (1973)4:08
8."Hello Hooray" (single version)Billion Dollar Babies3:01
9."Generation Landslide"Billion Dollar Babies4:31
10."No More Mr. Nice Guy"Billion Dollar Babies3:07
11."Billion Dollar Babies"Billion Dollar Babies3:42
12."Teenage Lament '74" Muscle of Love (1973)3:52
13."Muscle of Love"Muscle of Love3:45
14."Only Women Bleed" (single version) Welcome to My Nightmare (1975)3:30
15."Department of Youth"Welcome to My Nightmare3:20
16."Welcome to My Nightmare" (single version)Welcome to My Nightmare2:48
17."I Never Cry" Alice Cooper Goes to Hell (1976)3:44
18."You and Me" (single version) Lace and Whiskey (1977)3:25
19."How You Gonna See Me Now" From the Inside (1978)3:55
20."From the Inside" (single version)From the Inside3:31
21."Clones (We're All)" (single version) Flush the Fashion (1980)2:53
22."Poison" Trash (1989)4:30

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References

  1. Phares, Heather. "Mascara & Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper - Alice Cooper". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 September 2014.