Welcome 2 My Nightmare (also known as Welcome to My Nightmare 2) is the nineteenth solo album by Alice Cooper, released in September 2011. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Welcome To My Nightmare:, Like New Used, Free shipping in the US at the best online prices at eBay! Welcome To My Nightmare Tour 1975 - 1977. The Welcome To My Nightmare Tour began in Spring of 1975 and ended up continuing until 1977 when Alice took the show to Australia and New Zealand. A sequel concept album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, was released in 2011. "Alice Cooper Blends Rock With Theatrics". Requirements: The Beast of Rage, The Beast of Horror, The Beast of the Unknown, The Beast of Rot Request Phrase: ready. Welcome to My Nightmare is a 1976 concert film of Alice Cooper's show of the same name. `Welcome to My Nightmare', album and tour, was an A plus production all the way with a cast of capable studio professionals helping to put together Alice's first road band after the split on the original band in early 1974. Prato considered the album Cooper's best solo work, despite the absence of the original band: "While the music lost most of the gritty edge of the original AC lineup, Welcome to My Nightmare remains Alice's best solo effort – while some tracks stray from his expected hard rock direction, there's plenty of fist-pumping rock to go around." 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While the music lost most of the gritty edge of the original AC lineup, Welcome to My … It is the last album from which every song has been performed live, although "The Awakening" was never played until the Trash Tour on November 21, 1989;[12] while "Some Folks"[13] and "Escape"[14] were never performed after the album's support tour apart from a handful of performances of the latter song in 2001. Reed’s band on his following live album Rock 'n' Roll Animal was composed of Hunter, Wagner, Prakash John, and Pentti Glan. The cover artwork was created by Drew Struzan for Pacific Eye & Ear. The horn parts are so corny you might imagine that you're listening to the heavy-metal Ann-Margret." Horror films are Harry's life, but when the movie-obsessed teenager suddenly steps into a blood-curdling scene from Psycho (1960), he desperately seeks escape to the real world. Welcome To My Nightmare, released in 1975, was Coop’s first solo LP. Welcome to My Nightmare is a concept album. The album inspired the Alice Cooper: The Nightmare TV special, a worldwide concert tour in 1975, and the Welcome to My Nightmare concert film in 1976. With Chris, Laurie, Bray Poor, Keith Saylor. 22 in the Billboard 200 it is Cooper's highest-charting album in the US since 1989's Trash. It’s an ambitious album that catapulted his career into the next phase. He concluded by saying that it "is simply a synthesis of every mildly wicked, tepidly controversial trick in the Cooper handbook. Alice Cooper - Welcome To My Nightmare (Live 1979) - YouTube The album also includes covers of the title track and "Only Women Bleed". Michael Bruce (musician) - Wikipedia Billion Dollar Babies is the second most-represented album in Alice Cooper's live sets, behind only Welcome to My Nightmare (1975). With Henry Winkler, Marion Ross, Anson Williams, Erin Moran. [5] Ezrin, Steve Hunter, and Dick Wagner had all performed on the Alice Cooper band’s 1973 album Billion Dollar Babies, produced by Ezrin. Buy the DVD at: http://www.shoutfactory.com/?q=node/174845The Strange Case of Alice Cooper is a live concert video release of Alice Cooper, first released on VHS in 1979. The 1999 tribute album Humanary Stew: A Tribute to Alice Cooper includes covers of "Cold Ethyl" by Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Mike Inez, Billy Sheehan and Simon Phillips and "The Black Widow" by Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith, Tony Franklin, Tommy Aldridge and David Glen Eisley. With Bob Ezrin as a fixed partner in the mix but no “band,” so to speak, Alice found himself in new territory. Directed by Todd Holland. This, the title song for his 8th studio album, has a mix of disco, jazz and hard rock that managed to peak at 45 on the Billboard Hot 100. [5] Wagner and Ezrin would co-write the majority of the tracks with Cooper. Alice's first solo record was also his most successful as a solo artist, not to say it all went downhill from there but he never would again reach such heights. [6][8], The opening track has been referred to as "Disco flavored". Played in sequence, the songs form a journey through the nightmares of a child named Steven. "[6] The New York Times, describing the subsequent tour, said that Cooper was much tougher than he looked in concert.[10]. Year: 1975. Lockout: 6 hours. He noted the absence of the original Alice Cooper band, stating, "without the wildness and drive of the sound the Cooper troupe had, the gimmicks on which Alice the performer must rely are flat and obvious." With Marlowe Gardiner-Heslin, Alex Hood, Daniel DeSanto, David Reale. Welcome to My Nightmare sounds like a record put together by people who don’t know each other very well and were brought together for an occasion. [6], Welcome to My Nightmare received generally mixed reviews upon release. [5] Cooper hired Bob Ezrin, who had produced four previous Cooper records, to collaborate with him. Hits include "I'm Eighteen," "Be My Lover," "Under My Wheels," "School's Out," "Elected," & "Billion Dollar Babies". You have been assigned the task 'Welcome to My Nightmare'. The original version of "Escape" was recorded by The Hollywood Stars for their shelved 1974 album Shine Like a Radio, which was finally released in 2013. Their possessions are destroying their relationships and transforming their homes into virtual prisons. 11 tracks (43:29). Once you have accomplished this, speak with Researcher Breoro. Alice Cooper (2) ‎– Welcome To My Nightmare Genre: Rock. Welcome To My Nightmare marked a milestone in Alice Cooper's career, as it was his first album without his original band. Alice's first solo record was also his most successful as a solo artist, not to say it all went downhill from there but he never would again reach such heights. Composer Bob Ezrin's macabre melodies are superb. All four tracks also feature the album's producer, Bob Kulick. Cooper talked with Rolling Stone over the theatrical adaption of his album,[22] although there has been little traction on this since 2010. Most of Lou Reed’s band joined Cooper for this record. Directed by Toshiaki Miki, Mitsuo Hashimoto. [6] "Only Women Bleed" is a ballad, and "Some Folks" has been compared to cabaret. The … [5] The album is a concept album, with Cooper telling the story of the nightmares of the character Steven. He concluded by comparing the album to Cooper's subsequent solo efforts by stating: "Despite this promising start to Cooper's solo career, the majority of his subsequent releases were often not as focused and were of varying quality. But in escaping from the mask of rock singer which he claimed he found so confining, Cooper has found just another false face. It is Alice Cooper’s first solo album (all previous Alice Cooper releases were band efforts), and his only album for the Atlantic Records label. 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