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Title:
Billion dollar babies
Author:
Alice Cooper (Musical group)
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Publication Information:
[United States] : Warner Bros. ; Scarborough, Ont. : Distributed by Columbia House, [1987?]
Physical Description:
1 audio disc (41 min.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Rock music.

Reissue of: Warner Bros. BS 2685 (p1973).

Compact disc.

Lyrics and credits on container insert.
Language:
English
Contents:
Hello hooray Raped and freezin' Elected Billion dollar babies Unfinished sweet No more Mr. nice guy Generation landslide Sick things Mary Ann I love the dead
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Hello hooray.

Raped and freezin'.

Elected.

Billion dollar babies.

Unfinished sweet.

No more Mr. nice guy.

Generation landslide.

Sick things.

Mary Ann.

I love the dead.
UPC:
075992726924
Format :
Music CD

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With Billion Dollar Babies, Alice Cooper refined the raw grit of their earlier work in favor of a slightly more polished sound (courtesy of super-producer Bob Ezrin), resulting in a mega-hit album that reached the top of the U.S. album charts. Song for song, Billion Dollar Babies is probably the original Alice Cooper group's finest and strongest. Such tracks as "Hello Hooray," the lethal stomp of the title track, the defiant "Elected" (a rewrite of an earlier song, "Reflected"), and the poison-laced pop candy of "No More Mr. Nice Guy" remain among Cooper's greatest achievements. Also included are a pair of perennial concert standards -- the disturbing necrophilia ditty "I Love the Dead" and the chilling macabre of "Sick Things" -- as well as such strong, lesser-known selections as "Raped and Freezin'," "Unfinished Sweet," and perhaps Cooper's most overlooked gem, "Generation Landslide." Nothing seemed like it could stop this great hard rock band from overtaking the universe, but tensions between the members behind the scenes would force the stellar original AC band to split up after just one more album. Not only is Billion Dollar Babies one of Cooper's very best; it remains one of rock's all-time, quintessential classics. ~ Greg Prato