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Alice Cooper - Welcome 2 My Nightmare (2011) (Exclusive Limited Edition)
Alice Cooper - Welcome 2 My Nightmare (2011) EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE+LOG -> 500 MB Label: Universal Music/Spinefarm Records U.K. #CRP06-09-11 RAR 3% Rec. | FileSonic & Wupload *** ... Limited Edition Collector's Pack with two bonus track ...
The Alice Cooper Fan Pack includes Welcome 2 My Nightmare, his brilliant new studio album, plus a 132-page magazine dedicated to the original shock rock legend. Fans who buy the Alice Cooper Fan Pack be able to hear Welcome 2 My Nightmare weeks before it hits the shelves in record stores. What s more, the Fan Pack version of Welcome 2 My Nightmare comes with two exclusive bonus tracks that won t appear on the record store version of the album.
Alice Cooper may not have had a hit single in two decades but he’s hardly kept quiet during the two decades that separate 1991’s Hey Stoopid and 2011’s Welcome 2 My Nightmare. In addition to his quite good syndicated radio show he’s regularly recorded new records, some getting positive notice, some sinking into obscurity, but none have had quite the high profile of Welcome 2 My Nightmare, an explicit sequel to 1975’s Welcome to My Nightmare that re-teams Alice with producer Bob Ezrin along with such Alice Cooper band veterans as Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter, Dennis Dunaway, and Neal Smith. Given these blasts from the past, it would seem that Welcome 2 My Nightmare would be a throwback to the ‘70s, but one of the great unspoken things about Alice Cooper is that he always makes records that sound like their time and this is no exception, with Ezrin pumping Alice through enough Auto-Tune to compete with Kesha, who happens to be brought in for a duet on the metallic bubblegum "What Baby Wants.” Kesha isn’t the only cameo here: country legend Vince Gill and Drive-By Trucker Patterson Hood contribute some guitar, as does former Marilyn Manson sideman John 5, and the very names of these guests go a long way in explaining the giddy kaleidoscope of sounds here. Electro-prog butts shoulders with tightly wound metal, runaway rockabilly, vaudevillian shuffles, disco-rock, garage pop, and power ballads, and old showman that he is, Alice Cooper sells them with a convincing grin. Alice may be the star but much of the success of Welcome 2 My Nightmare is due to the man behind the curtain, as Ezrin gives this album flair and focus that not only make it an unexpectedly successful sequel but the best Alice Cooper record in decades. ~ by Stephen Thomas Erlewine, allmusic.com
1. I Am Made Of You - 5:34 2. Caffeine - 3:26 3. The Nightmare Returns - 1:17 4. A Runaway Train - 3:53 5. Last Man On Earth - 3:49 6. The Congregation - 4:01 7. I'll Bite Your Face Off - 4:28 8. Disco Bloodbath Boogie Fever - 3:38 9. Ghouls Gone Wild - 2:36 10. Something To Remember Me By - 3:19 11. When Hell Comes Home - 4:32 12. What Baby Wants - 3:46 13. I Gotta Get Outta Here - 4:22 14. The Underture - 4:39 15. Under The Bed (Bonus Track) - 4:00 16. Poison (Live At Download Festival) (Bonus Track) - 5:01
auCDtect -m0 Starring Alice Cooper Produced by Bob Ezrin, executive producer - Shep Gordon Associate Producer - Tommy Henriksen Engineered by Justin "Kourquie" Cortelyou Mixed by Bob Erzin and Justin "Kourquie" Cortelyou Recorded and mixed at MasterMix by Hank Williams