School's Out

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All Music Guide - Greg Prato
School's Out catapulted Alice Cooper into the hard rock stratosphere, largely due to its timeless, all-time classic title track. But while the song became Alice's highest-charting single ever reaching number seven on the U.S. charts and recalled the brash, three-and-a-half-minute garage rock of yore, the majority of the album signaled a more complex compositional directional for the band. Unlike Cooper's previous releases Love It to Death, Killer, which contained several instantly identifiable hard rock classics, School's Out appears to be a concept album, and aside from the aforementioned title track anthem, few of the other tracks have ever popped up in concert. That's not...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
School's Out catapulted Alice Cooper into the hard rock stratosphere, largely due to its timeless, all-time classic title track. But while the song became Alice's highest-charting single ever reaching number seven on the U.S. charts and recalled the brash, three-and-a-half-minute garage rock of yore, the majority of the album signaled a more complex compositional directional for the band. Unlike Cooper's previous releases Love It to Death, Killer, which contained several instantly identifiable hard rock classics, School's Out appears to be a concept album, and aside from the aforementioned title track anthem, few of the other tracks have ever popped up in concert. That's not to say they weren't still strong and memorable; while such cuts as "Gutter Cat vs. the Jets," "Street Fight," "My Stars," and "Grande Finale" came off like mini-epics with a slightly progressive edge, Alice Cooper still managed to maintain their raw, unrefined punk edges, regardless. Other highlights included the rowdy "Public Animal #9," the mid-paced "Luney Tune," and the sinister, cabaret-esque "Blue Turk."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/2/2009
  • Label: Friday Music
  • UPC: 829421911326
  • Catalog Number: 291113
  • Sales rank: 48,100

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 School's Out (3:28)
  2. 2 Luney Tune (3:39)
  3. 3 Gutter Cat vs. The Jets (4:39)
  4. 4 Street Fight (0:53)
  5. 5 Blue Turk (5:35)
  6. 6 My Stars (5:49)
  7. 7 Public Animal #9 (3:54)
  8. 8 Alma Mater (4:17)
  9. 9 Grande Finale (4:35)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Alice Cooper Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Michael Bruce Guitar, Keyboards
Glen Buxton Guitar
Dennis Dunaway Bass
Neal Smith Drums
Reggie Vincent Guitar, Vocals
Dick Wagner Guitar
Technical Credits
Elmer Bernstein Composer
Alice Cooper Composer
Michael Bruce Composer
Glen Buxton Composer
Roy Cicala Engineer
Dennis Dunaway Composer
Bob Ezrin Composer, Producer
Neal Smith Composer
Shelly Yakus Engineer
Mack David Composer
Wilkes & Braun Inc. Cover Design
Sound Packing Corp. Artwork
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A stellar album for the Alice Cooper Group

    School's Out is one of the top ten Rock and Roll albums of all time. It's got everything you can ask for, great drumming, great guitar riffs, and great vocals from the greatest showman of Rock N Roll. School's Out is more than a treat; it's a blessing in disguise.

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