From the Inside (Alice Cooper album)
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|From the Inside|
|Studio album by Alice Cooper|
|Genre||Rock, hard rock, pop rock|
|Alice Cooper chronology|
From the Inside is the 11th studio album by Alice Cooper, released in 1978. It is a concept album about Cooper's stay in a New York sanitarium due to his alcoholism. Each of the characters in the songs were based on actual people Cooper met in the sanitarium. With this album, he saw the addition of three former members of the Elton John band: lyricist Bernie Taupin, guitarist Davey Johnstone and bassist Dee Murray.
The album is also notable for having been used to form the characters and storyline when Alice Cooper was featured in a comicbook, Marvel Premier #50.
The album's cover image features the opening manner of doors leading into a hospital waiting room. The doors feature Cooper's face.
|Rolling Stone||(mixed) link|
- "From the Inside" (Cooper, Wagner, David Foster) – 3:55
- "Wish I Were Born in Beverly Hills" – 3:38
- "The Quiet Room" – 3:52
- "Nurse Rozetta" (Cooper, Steve Lukather, Foster) – 4:15
- "Millie and Billie" (Cooper, Bruce Roberts) – 4:15
- Performed by Cooper and Marcy Levy
- "Serious" (Cooper, Taupin, Foster, Lukather) – 2:44
- "How You Gonna See Me Now" – 3:57
- "For Veronica's Sake" – 3:37
- "Jackknife Johnny" – 3:45
- "Inmates (We're All Crazy)" – 5:03
This was one of three Alice Cooper albums to be reissued in 1990 by Metal Blade Records on CD and cassette. The other two were Muscle of Love and Lace and Whiskey. All three albums are now out of print.
- Alice Cooper - vocals
- Dick Wagner - guitar
- Steve Lukather - guitar on track 4 and 6
- Rick Nielsen - guitar
- Davey Johnstone - guitar
- Jefferson Kewley - guitar
- Jay Graydon - guitar, synthesizer programming
- Kenny Passarelli - bass
- David Hungate - bass
- John Pierce - bass
- Dee Murray - bass
- Lee Sklar - bass
- Rick Schlosser - drums
- Dennis Conway - drums
- Michael Ricciardella - drums
- Jim Keltner - percussion
- David Foster - keyboards
- Fred Mandel - keyboards
- Robbie King - keyboards
- Steve Porcaro - synthesizer programming
- Marcy Levy - vocals
Album - Billboard (North America)
Singles - Billboard (North America)
|1978||"How You Gonna See Me Now"||Pop Singles||12|
|1979||"From The Inside"||Pop Singles||-|
"How You Gonna See Me Now" was released as a single worldwide in late-1978 with a B-side called "No Tricks", a non-album track, which was later included in the 1999 box set The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper.
"From the Inside" was released as a single in the US in early-1979 as a remixed edited version, with "Nurse Rozetta" as its B-side. The remix is also included in The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper.