You and Me (Alice Cooper song)

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"You and Me"
Alice Cooper - You and Me single cover.jpg
Single by Alice Cooper
from the album Lace and Whiskey
B-side "It's Hot Tonight"
Released April 1977
Genre Hard rock[soft Rock][Glam rock]
Length
  • 5:09 (album)
  • 3:25 (single edit)
Label Warner Bros. Records
Songwriter(s) Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
Producer(s) Bob Ezrin
Alice Cooper singles chronology
"I Never Cry"
(1976)
"You and Me"
(1977)
"(No More) Love at Your Convenience"
(1977)

"You and Me" is a 1977 song by Alice Cooper, released in 1977 as the lead single from his album Lace and Whiskey . The song is a soft rock[Hard Rock]ballad, reaching number nine on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number eight on the Cash Box Top 100 in the summer of 1977. The song reached number three in Canada and number two in Australia, where it is ranked as the 13th biggest hit of 1977.

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The song turned out to be Cooper's last US top-ten hit until "Poison" twelve years later.

Cooper regularly performed "You and Me" live on his 1977 and 1978 concert tours. He also performed the song on The Muppet Show in 1978, [1] as a duet with a female monster who turned out to be Miss Piggy.

Chart performance

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