|"No More Mr. Nice Guy"|
|Single by Alice Cooper|
|from the album Billion Dollar Babies|
|B-side||"Raped and Freezin'"|
|Recorded||1972 or 1973|
|Songwriter(s)||Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce|
|Alice Cooper singles chronology|
"No More Mr. Nice Guy" is a song by the rock band Alice Cooper, taken from the 1973 album Billion Dollar Babies . The single reached #25 on the US charts and #10 on the UK charts, and helped Billion Dollar Babies to reach #1 in both the UK and the US. Michael Bruce and Alice Cooper wrote the song.
Cooper wrote the song lyrics about the reactions of his mother's church group about Cooper's stage performances and the characters he played onstage. It was him saying that there was worse stuff that he could do in his life and that the "gloves were off now."
The song was re-recorded by Alice Cooper and featured in the video game Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock ,The Simpsons episode "Love Is a Many Strangled Thing", and the Family Guy episode "Mom's the Word".
The song was used in the TV show Ash vs Evil Dead and in the film Dazed and Confused . The scene featuring the song in the latter film was later parodied on Family Guy in the episode "Jungle Love". Cooper made a cameo appearance while performing the song in the film adaptation of the TV series Dark Shadows . Also, former professional wrestling promoter, booker and manager Jim Cornette uses the song as the intro to his weekly podcast.
|Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)||14|
|Germany (Official German Charts)||10|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||6|
|United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company)||10|
|US Billboard Hot 100||25|
|"No More Mr Nice Guy"|
|Single by Megadeth|
|from the album Shocker|
|A-side||"No More Mr. Nice Guy"|
|Songwriter(s)||Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce|
|Megadeth singles chronology|
Megadeth covered the song in 1989 for the horror film Shocker . The cover was released as a single in January 1990, charting in both Ireland and the U.K.
The cover was later featured on the band's 1995 b-sides compilation, Hidden Treasures , and the 2007 box set Warchest .
|1.||"No More Mr. Nice Guy" (performed by Megadeth)||3:01|
|2.||"Different Breed" (performed by Dead On)||3:47|
|3.||"Demon Bell" (performed by Dangerous Toys)||3:55|
|European Hot 100 Singles (Music & Media)||32|
|Finland (The Official Finnish Charts)||12|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||13|
Pat Boone performed it on the cover album In a Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy .
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