Nut Suite. Mini reviews of albums old and new. Minimum words. No fuss. No spoilers [?]. Occasional smugs.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

ALICE COOPER / Lace And Whiskey (1977)

Alice took on the role of Maurice Escargot for L+W, a Private Investigator with a love of 40s and 50s movies. The singer was reportedly in a heavy alcoholic haze during the making, so the marriage of 40s and 50s rock with 70s instrumentation maybe seemed like a good idea, but it wasn't a success at the time. Looking back now, it has a certain unique charm that's fun every once in a while. It slips in a number of silver age show tunes but removes the eerie, creepy songs that he was known for. I'm kind of indifferent about it, so I'll give it an average score.

Songs of Note: My God; You and Me

2½ the door opened, then shut out of 5

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