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It's Frank's painting on the cover. We were originally going to use a Salvador Dali painting that we got permission from Salvador Dali to use, and Frank found this one, and it really did fit the music much more.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

It's like this - these five members have been influenced of course by other groups, because that's where this generation's groups came from - an environment like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, and The Who. People like that.
Alice Cooper
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It's not an anti-sex trip. Like, we're taking sex, which is probably another half of American entertainment, sex and violence, and we're projecting it, and we're saying this is the way everything is right now.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

People that haven't seen us yet are shocked because they think that Alice Cooper must be a female folksinger. They don't expect the whole thing.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

So what this is is us, our personalities refined down on to a stage performance. In other words, the way we play is the end product of the way we live - we live in the cities, you see.
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#American Musician

That was very close to getting killed. Usually at pop festivals we have people jumping on stage.
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#American Musician

That's like making fun of a maniac because his brain isn't completely right, because he isn't in the norm.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

That's where their heart is from the sex and violence of TV and the movies, and that was our influence. We weren't brought up under a blues influence.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

They coincide with each other but they don't at the same time. So what it is, is when people come to see us the first time, they see this.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

They pick all of us out, and then they decide, they computerize, decide if they like it or don't like it, and then they go home, and then they come back again because they're not sure what they saw.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

They're reacting and that's wonderful. It's better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react - do whatever's in your power to move the audience, and if that's where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We can only take it so far, because man can only take it so far, lower self can only take it so far, and you have to realize that the public is only at a certain place.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We don't mind that, that's making them accept more, making fun that we accept that. The thing is this is the way we are. We think it's a gas.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We got on his label, and the Bizarre organization is just going up and up. So we have faith.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We identified with Frank. We were of course influenced - when everybody hears Zappa, they're influenced by him, just like The Beatles.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We just set it up and recorded it the way we played it. But that was the way we played it then.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We like reactions - a reaction is walking out on us, a reaction is throwing tomatoes at the stage, that's a healthy psychological reaction.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We play it differently now. If we did the album now it would be different.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it's still growing - that's the whole idea of it.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We try to be as much involved in our product as possible, because then it's us.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

We wanted it more live and raw. We didn't want a studio sound.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

Well, we were all in high school and we got together, and in college - we were in art college together.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

When we get together and rehearse, which is always living with each other, we always talk about what would make it better, what would mean more, what would say more. So we're always improving and growing.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

You can't get the visual thing on the record as much as you'd like to. We produced this album, and we'd never done that before, except when we produced singles for ourselves.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician

You just let your lower self go, and then it takes on all these aspects of the society - the city with horns blowing, the people yelling things at each other, and the all-in-all violence and chaos of the city. Put that on stage with music, and that's what this is.
Alice Cooper
#American Musician