Only My Heart Talkin'

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"Only My Heart Talkin'"
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Single by Alice Cooper featuring Steven Tyler
from the album Trash
B-side "Only Women Bleed (Live)"
Released March 1990
Recorded1989
Length4:47
Label Epic Records
Songwriter(s) Alice Cooper, Bruce Roberts, Andy Goldmark, Apriadi-Velix
Producer(s) Desmond Child
Alice Coopersingles chronology
"House of Fire"
(1989)
"Only My Heart Talkin'"
(1990)
"Hey Stoopid"
(1991)

"Only My Heart Talkin'" is a power ballad by singer Alice Cooper taken from his 1989 album Trash . It is one of four singles taken from the album (the other three being "Poison", "House of Fire" and "Bed of Nails").

Alice Cooper American rock singer, songwriter and musician

Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, deadly snakes, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers alike to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". He has drawn equally from horror films, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a macabre and theatrical brand of rock designed to shock people.

<i>Trash</i> (Alice Cooper album) 1989 studio album by Alice Cooper

Trash is the eleventh solo album released by Alice Cooper in 1989. The album features the single "Poison", Cooper's first top ten hit since his single "You And Me" in 1977 and marked a great success in Cooper's musical career, reaching the Top 20 of various album charts and selling more than two million copies. Trash is the first Alice Cooper album to feature John McCurry on guitar, Hugh McDonald on bass, and Bobby Chouinard on drums.

Poison (Alice Cooper song) song by Alice Cooper

"Poison" is a song by American rock musician Alice Cooper. Written by Cooper, Desmond Child, and John McCurry, the song was released worldwide as a single in late-1989 from Cooper's eighteenth album, Trash (1989). The song was one of Cooper's biggest hit singles in the United States, peaking at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, while peaking at number 2 in the UK Singles Chart, only being held off the top spot by the dance record, "Swing the Mood" by Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers. "Poison" is one of Alice Cooper's best known songs. It is ranked by Billboard as the "91st top song of 1989", while Ultimate Classic Rock ranked it as the "7th best Alice Cooper song", commenting "Poison sounds like a typical ’80s pop-metal number at times, but Cooper’s intensity brings it to a whole other level."

The song was written by Alice Cooper, Bruce Roberts and Andy Goldmark. It features Steven Tyler on guest vocals.

Bruce Roberts is an American singer and songwriter. His songs have been recorded by such artists as The Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Barbra Streisand, Jeffrey Osborne, Whitney Houston and Laura Branigan. He has released three albums as a solo artist including Intimacy (1995), which featured musical and vocal contributions by many notable artists; Elton John and Kristine W contributed to the single "When the Money's Gone".

Steven Tyler American singer, songwriter, keyboardist

Steven Tyler is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and former television music competition judge. He is best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, piano, and percussion. He is known as the "Demon of Screamin'" due to his high screams and his wide vocal range. He is also known for his on-stage acrobatics. During his high-energy performances, Tyler usually dresses in bright, colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand.

The song only peaked at #89 on the US charts, but the song had bigger success in Australia, achieving #47 at its peak, though it was the second least successful single from the album, behind House Of Fire, which peaked at no. 80.

Australia Country in Oceania

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Chart positions

YearChartPosition
1990Mainstream Rock Tracks19
1990Billboard Hot 10089
1990Australia Singles Chart47

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