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

Monday, February 13, 2012

ALICE COOPER / Billion Dollar Babies (1973)

BDB is the album on which the Alice Cooper band first achieved perfection.  It’s rock n roll Alice style, with theatrical guitars and some classic solos; the piano is never far away and there is cowbell!  Alice's vocals play games with the listener, a technique that he would use many times thereafter.  It’s also the album that really exposed the sick side of his brain, something that had been touched upon in previous albums.  Songs about the apocalypse, dentistry and loving necrophilia have never been so much fun.

Songs of note: I Love the Dead; Billion Dollar Babies

5 militant mothers and molotov milk bottles out of 5

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