'In My Own Way' was the first solo album by original Alice Cooper guitarist Michael Bruce originally released in 1975. The album was reissued in 1997 with bonus tracks.

  • King Of America (Bruce)
  • I Got A Lucky Break (Quinlan)
  • Friday On My Mind (Vanda, Young)
  • In My Own Way (Bruce, Morris)
  • As Rock Rolls On (Bruce)
  • If The Sky Should Fall (Bruce, Morris)
  • So Far So Good (Holder, Lee)
  • Gotta Get Hold Of Myself (Bruce)
  • Seems Like I Only Fool Myself (Bruce)
  • Morning Song (Bruce)

Musicians

  • Michael Bruce - Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
  • Bob Dolin - Clavinet, Harpsichord, Mellotron, Moog Synthesizer, Organ (Hammond), Piano, Synthesizer Strings, Vocals
  • Mick Mashbir - Guitar
  • Ed Black - Steel Guitar
  • Gene Cornish - Bass, Guitar
  • Dino Danelli - Drums, Percussion
  • Ricky Fataar - Drums
  • David Foster - Piano
  • Bryan Garafalo - Bass

 

Sleeve Notes

Recorded in 73-74 at the Record Plant in LA
Produced by Gene Cornish and Dino Danelli
Engineered by David Palmer with Bob Merritt

1997 Reissue

This 1997 reissue came as a double CD with other songs from the sessions added on the second disc.

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Disc 1

  • King Of America (Bruce)
  • I Got A Lucky Break (Quinlan)
  • Friday On My Mind (Vanda, Young)
  • In My Own Way (Bruce, Morris)
  • As Rock Rolls On (Bruce)
  • If The Sky Should Fall (Bruce, Morris)
  • So Far So Good (Holder, Lee)
  • Gotta Get Hold Of Myself (Bruce)
  • Seems Like I Only Fool Myself (Bruce)
  • Morning Song (Bruce)
  • As Rock Rolls On (demo) (Bruce)
  • If I Was King (demo)
  • Oh My Love (demo)
  • Nothing On Earth (demo)

Disc Two: Lake Tahoo Sunburst Sessions (Bonus Tracks)

  • Believe In Love
  • Something In This Life
  • Love's Opened Up My Heart
  • I Kicked Da Blues
  • Someone Like You
  • I Can't Leave You
  • No-one Knows The Stranger (instr)
  • Life Will Be Our Music (If The Sky Should Fall) - working versions)
  • In My Own Way (alt.lyrics)
  • So Far So Good
  • Lucky Break
  • Gotta Get Hold
  • Love Love Love (unreleased)
  • 14. Morning Song
  • Feelin Like I'm Somebody Else
  • As The World Turns
  • When You're On The Outside
  • Ain't That Just Like Life
  • Morning Song (vox by Russell Morris)

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Halo Of Ice (2002)

This 2002 live album was recorded in Iceland features Michael with members of the icelandic band DIMMA. An alternate version was released a few years later as "Michael Bruce: Alive and Recooperated'.

 

  • Hello Hooray
  • Under My Wheels
  • Is It My Body
  • Second Coming
  • Desperado
  • Hard Hearted Alice
  • Be My Lover
  • No More Mr Nice Guy
  • Halo Of Flies
  • Caught In A Dream
  • Muscle Of Love
  • I'm Eighteen
  • Billion Dollar Babies

Musicians

Micheal Bruce- Lead Guitar, Vocals

Ingo Geirdal - Guitar, Vocals

Silli Geirdal - Bass, Vocals

Egill "E" Rafnsson - Drums

Sleeve Notes

Co-produced, recorded and mixed by Ingo Geirdal with his brother Silli Geirdal

The Second Coming Of Michael Bruce: Alive And Re-Cooperated

Friday September 16th 2005 saw the release of a new Michael Bruce album authorized for release in Iceland in a limited edition of 200 copies in De-luxe Digipak. A companion to 'Halo Of Ice' the disc featured alternate versions of songs from the same shows plus three bonus studio tracks.

 

  • Under My Wheels
  • No More Mr Nice Guy
  • Is It My Body?
  • Left For Dead Meat
  • Second Coming
  • Desperado
  • Hard Hearted Alice
  • Rock Rolls On
  • Halo Of Flies
  • I Miss You
  • I'm Eighteen
  • My Stars
  • Billion Dollar Babies
  • Schools's Out
  • Muscle Of Live (Studio)
  • Forever Eighteen (updated version of the classic)
  • Rhapsody For G.B. (Ingo Guitar Solo)