Fistful of Alice

A Fistful of Alice

by Alice Cooper
     
 

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Alice Cooper never considered his first live album, 1977's The Alice Cooper Show, to be an adequate representation of his capabilities as an entertainer, which is one of the reasons he invested so much energy in the 1997 live album Fistful of Alice. Cooper envisioned the record as a blowout, not only showcasing his stage show, but also featuring cameos…  See more details below

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Alice Cooper never considered his first live album, 1977's The Alice Cooper Show, to be an adequate representation of his capabilities as an entertainer, which is one of the reasons he invested so much energy in the 1997 live album Fistful of Alice. Cooper envisioned the record as a blowout, not only showcasing his stage show, but also featuring cameos from such superstars as Slash, Sammy Hagar, and Rob Zombie. While his abilities as a performer and vocalist had declined somewhat by 1997, Fistful of Alice is remarkably potent, capturing Cooper in good form. It didn't matter that his notoriously bloody stage show had faded away in the 20 years between the two live records, since the album relies on the music, not the visuals. And this time out, the music is much better -- it's tighter and harder, and Cooper's vocals are better than those on Show, where he suffered from too much substance abuse. Fans of Cooper's classic period will miss the Billion Dollar Babies band, but hardcore fans will find the album to be an unexpected delight.

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Product Details

Release Date:
07/29/1997
Label:
Angel Records
UPC:
0724383308026
catalogNumber:
33080

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Alice Cooper   Primary Artist,Vocals
Sammy Hagar   Guitar
Reb Beach   Guitar,Background Vocals
Steve Farris   Guitar
Todd Jensen   Bass,Background Vocals
Peter Kent   Strings
Bennett Salvay   Strings
Slash   Guitar
Paul Taylor   Guitar,Keyboards
Dan Wexler   Guitar
Matt Laug   Drums
Rob Zombie   Vocals
Ryan Roxie   Guitar
Jimmy DeGrasso   Drums
Darrin McCann   Strings
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick   Strings
Mario de León   Strings

Technical Credits

Alice Cooper   Composer,Producer
Michael Bruce   Composer
Glen Buxton   Composer
Dennis Dunaway   Composer
Phil Kaffel   Engineer
Thom Panunzio   Producer,Engineer
Neal Smith   Composer
Hugh Syme   Cover Design
Dick Wagner   Composer
Dan Wexler   Composer
Mark Hutchins   Engineer
Brian Kingman   Engineer
Dimo Safari   Cover Design

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