W2MN .. REVIEWED

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W2MN .. REVIEWED

Post by steven15322 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:39 pm

Just saw this review of W2MN here is a copy and paste of it ..........

Legendary shock rocker ALICE COOPER's widely anticipated new album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, will be released in September by Universal Music Enterprises.

BraveWords.com has heard the album and you can read Mitch Lafon's glowing 10/10 review below:

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Welcome 2 My Nightmare (Universal)

Releasing a sequel album is always a risky proposition and even riskier when the first disc was released over thirty-five years ago and is considered a masterpiece by the rock community, but Alice Cooper has never backed away from a musical challenge and fans can rejoice as the veteran rocker and Canadian-born producer Bob Ezrin have created an equally comparable chef d’oeuvre. Stealing musical motifs from the first Nightmare album, Cooper takes his fans on a musical journey through his best work of the ‘70s. 'A Runaway Train' is a long lost cousin to 'Ubangi Stomp' (from Lace & Whiskey). 'Last Man On Earth' features a sneering Cooper vocal and feels like it was lifted straight out of a Vaudeville show while 'Disco Bloodbath Boogie Fever' (witty lyrics and all) sounds like a 2011 update of the Cooper classic 'Clones (We’re All)'. Pop starlet, KE$HA, shares the mic with The Coop on 'What Baby Wants' for a strangely entertaining Alice dance tune (think KISS’ 'I Was Made For Lovin’ You', but with tongue firmly planted in cheek). 'The Underture' closes out the album with snippets (a megamix if you will) of the original 'Welcome To My Nightmare', 'Only Women Bleed', 'Black Widow' and more. The reuniting of the members of the original Alice Cooper band (Neal Smith, Michael Bruce, and Dennis Dunaway) can only be described as ‘magical’. While original Nightmare band member, Dick Wagner, is the ‘cherry-on-top’. In all, Welcome 2 My Nightmare is Cooper’s best and most consistent work since 1975 and will reignite the passion in long-time fans.


Man I can't wait until Sep 13 :clap: :clap: :clap: :alice:

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Post by SickThings » Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:49 pm

Mitch posted on FB that in 30+ years of writing, this is the first time he has given an album 10/10.

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Post by electrocute1031 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:51 pm

'A Runaway Train' is a long lost cousin to 'Ubangi Stomp' (from Lace & Whiskey). :love:

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Post by ReGorLaTroy » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:05 pm

Great review...looks like we're off to a good start!!!

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Post by James1981 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:11 pm

What a great review. I'm so excited. I can't bloody wait for this album. Have such a good feeling about it.
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Post by Lisacooper91 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:42 pm

Great review, I can't wait!!!!! :clap:
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Post by Awakening » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:50 pm

I think I never had been so excited about an upcomming album. Sure I was impatient and happy for ACAS, but this time it's so much stronger.

Just can't wait.

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Post by recoop » Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:56 pm

10/10 and mentions "ubangi stomp"..the reviewers having a giraffe (having a laugh for those outside UK)
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Post by Shoesalesman » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:10 pm

steven15322 wrote:'A Runaway Train' is a long lost cousin to 'Ubangi Stomp' (from Lace & Whiskey).
Boy, Si will love that.
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Post by shock rock » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:20 pm

Thx for the post Steven15322........10 out 10,can't do much better then that!!
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Post by alan1958 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:27 pm

Got goosebumps reading that........ Another Ubangi Stomp ??? I'm in the minority , but there's nothing wrong with that !
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Post by RemarkablyInsincere » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:33 pm

Just when I'm trying to temper my expectations, you had to go and post that.
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Post by AlongCameASpider27 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:19 pm

OMG....This album just sounds beyond phenomenal....if IBYFO gets radio play nationwide, and with this album being on Universal (according to some websites, the number one label in the USA), maybe this could be another Trash in terms of success...I really want this to be accepted by everybody....and musically/theatrically, I can't expect any better from someone who hasn't disappointed me yet...I mean start from his comeback in 86 forward...every album (at least for me) has been one success after another...
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Post by A_MichaelUK » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:28 pm

>if IBYFO gets radio play nationwide,

As has been discussed before, that particular medium is struggling. It's important but I don't think it's as important as it used to be.

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Post by ReGorLaTroy » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:33 pm

RemarkablyInsincere wrote:Just when I'm trying to temper my expectations, you had to go and post that.
Brilliant...That's just what I was thinking! :laugh:
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Post by ThePainAddict » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:22 am

Mitch was very flattering to the album. However, he compares some of the music to 3 songs, Ubangi Stomp, Clones, and Kiss' I was made for lovin you. Not exactly the highest standard. Not that this changes my expectations.

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Post by scotty » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:29 am

so there's nothing comparable to "no baloney homosapiens" on here?? dang!! "the underture" sounds really,really cool! :rock:

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Re: W2MN .. REVIEWED

Post by electrocute1031 » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:39 am

After reading the review a second time the only problem I have is the quote that says "In all, Welcome 2 My Nightmare is Cooper’s best and most consistent work since 1975 and will reignite the passion in long-time fans." So if we take the reviwers word for it the album is better, and more consistent then From The Inside,The Last Temptation,Brutal Planet,DaDa,etc. That is quite a statement.

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Re: W2MN .. REVIEWED

Post by Devon » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:47 am

Of course your mileage could vary in regards to if it's more consistent or better than those albums.

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Post by Devon » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:51 am

ThePainAddict wrote:Mitch was very flattering to the album. However, he compares some of the music to 3 songs, Ubangi Stomp, Clones, and Kiss' I was made for lovin you. Not exactly the highest standard. Not that this changes my expectations.
I think Mitch was probably going for the most recognizable comparisons to the readers, it doesn't necessarily mean we're getting another Clones, Ubangi Stomp, etc.

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