Zombie Dance - Rate this song

For chat about the current tour.
Could contain SPOILERS

Moderators: SickThings, Devon, Si, Gorehound, Shoesalesman

Zombie dance - Rate this song

Excellent
33
65%
Good
12
24%
Average
5
10%
Poor
1
2%
Ubangi Stomp
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 51

Nick Skratch
Trash
Trash
Posts: 11
Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2004 7:39 pm
Contact:

Post by Nick Skratch » Mon May 16, 2005 1:29 am

Well, for starters, is it as good as Warren Zevon's masterpiece "Werewolves of London"?
Horror and Moral Terror are your friends

WickedYoungMan
Goat Herder
Goat Herder
Posts: 1408
Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:59 am
Location: Still Outside Your Bedroom Window

Post by WickedYoungMan » Mon May 16, 2005 4:29 am

Ummm well each to their own style I guess. You'll just have to listen to it yourself I guess ;).
Me = Winning

RundowntheDevil
Trash
Trash
Posts: 9
Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2005 9:54 am
Location: England

Post by RundowntheDevil » Mon Jun 13, 2005 9:07 am

WeirdKat wrote:
Alicehunter2000 wrote:P.S. It's nice to know someone else likes Dragontown besides Me and Si

You're not alone. I like Dragontown too! :clap:
I like Dragontown too! I am not sure why it is so disliked. Triggerman is great for a start.

Anyway, back to Zombie Dance. I gave it a listen at first and thought "average", but now I am really getting in to the melody and the spooky atmosphere. Makes sense with it being about Voodoo.
I'm pure non entity, don't even look for me. I watch you when you sleep. I am the triggerman........I'm always out of sight. A shadow in the mist.

MrDemeaonor
Dada God
Dada God
Posts: 990
Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:28 pm
Location: Scottsboro AL USA
Contact:

Post by MrDemeaonor » Mon Jun 13, 2005 10:57 pm

I really liked it too. Head and shoulders over anything on Eyes. I wonder if Alice will play the harmonica part on the up coming tour. Now that would be cool.
Now he wants to live here...there goes the neighborhood

NikToo
Trash
Trash
Posts: 18
Joined: Tue Jan 18, 2005 6:01 pm
Location: Sussex, UK

Post by NikToo » Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:13 pm

Definitely the best song on the album, and the best Alice Cooper song since... oh, the Seventies? It would have fit on Love it to Death, School's Out or Welcome to My Nightmare. Especially LitD, Black Juju fading into this, brilliant.

I also get a strong Stones vibe from it, mostly from "Love is Strong", which has the same kind of harmonica parts.

This is what Alice does best: being Alice. Not trying to sound like the White Stripes or Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Just classic Alice.

steven
Humanary Stew
Humanary Stew
Posts: 56
Joined: Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:00 pm
Location: Norway

Post by steven » Fri Jul 08, 2005 12:31 am

good creepy song!
Back off preacher I don`care if it`s sunday.......

Mayor Of Dragontown
Trash
Trash
Posts: 10
Joined: Mon Jun 20, 2005 11:28 pm
Location: Toronto

Post by Mayor Of Dragontown » Sat Jul 09, 2005 2:08 pm

Very cool song. I was expecting something entirely different from the title of this track. In the future I can see this song being the one that I revisit the most off of DD.

alienspice
Killer
Killer
Posts: 132
Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:31 pm
Location: pittsburgh
Contact:

Post by alienspice » Tue Aug 02, 2005 10:20 pm

alienspice wrote:I think he was really really trying to sing like Mick Jagger, especially in the first verse. Other than that I didn't really get the Stones vibe, except in the fact that alot of Stones songs have the same bluesy feel to them.
Let me contradict myself here....
having listened to the song over and over again, and especially having heard Alice play "Walk on Gilded Splinters" on his radio show, I now think he was trying to sound like Dr John, which makes sense. He succeeds.
you look like you'd fit in the trunk of my car

LittleThing
Trash
Trash
Posts: 3
Joined: Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:01 am
Location: Bedfordshire, UK

Post by LittleThing » Sat Aug 06, 2005 10:12 pm

Loved this one. Again a good one played loud in the car late at night.
Some mornings it just doesn't pay to gnaw through the leather straps!

MrDemeaonor
Dada God
Dada God
Posts: 990
Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:28 pm
Location: Scottsboro AL USA
Contact:

Post by MrDemeaonor » Tue Aug 09, 2005 8:59 pm

Now that I've had the chance to listen to it several times it just reminds me of how capable AC and company can be. It's just a really great song. Too bad there arent more as good as this one too.
Now he wants to live here...there goes the neighborhood

Jay
Fashion Flusher
Fashion Flusher
Posts: 542
Joined: Fri Dec 10, 2004 5:15 am
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Contact:

Post by Jay » Tue Aug 16, 2005 4:29 am

alienspice wrote:I now think he was trying to sound like Dr John, which makes sense. He succeeds.
I'd say that's a little more accurate than the Stones. I like the feel of this song. Definately didn't expect what I heard the first time I heard it. With the title "Zombie Dance", I thought it'd mabye be more heavy or horror-ish. I was pleasantly surprised. Alice needs to play more harmonica too.
All of the above is just my opinion.

Shoesalesman

Post by Shoesalesman » Tue Aug 16, 2005 4:31 pm

I voted average. Alice's use of the harmonica is a neat treat and the bridge is alright. This is the kind of tune you'd play in the garage at midnight (if you catch my meaning). :bam:

User avatar
FREEZIN
Trash
Trash
Posts: 49
Joined: Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:58 am
Location: North Battleford, SK

Post by FREEZIN » Fri Aug 19, 2005 12:43 am

Alice wanted to bring back the old sound, and in my mind, this is the song that really does it for him. It's not my fave, but it's not bad by any means.
theSICKESTthing

Coop.rus
Trash
Trash
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Dec 01, 2004 12:51 pm
Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Contact:

Post by Coop.rus » Mon Aug 22, 2005 10:34 am

Very tasty one! Such a good song - and rated "good" as well - I like the sound, it makes you actually imagine that night and area and everything. I only think it's way too perfect and it was the reason why I couldn't listen to it as much as others.
oh, hello, the mystery of "O"

sumorider
Humanary Stew
Humanary Stew
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Aug 23, 2005 5:04 am
Location: Japan

Post by sumorider » Tue Aug 23, 2005 5:38 am

Yes, very tasty...

Sounds a bit like Rolling Stone's "Midnight Rambler".

Post Reply