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Poison Prep New Compilation

Thursday, March 10th 2011 00:00

Plus Bret Michaels to release new solo album

First up the new Poison record: 'A Double Dose Of Poison: Ultimate Hits' features 35 tracks over 2 discs – everything from 'Talk Dirty To Me' to 'Unskinny Bop' to classic covers like 'Your Mama Don't Dance' and 'We're An American Band.'

Bret Michaels tells Billboard the new package covers "greatest hits...and a lot of the B-sides and different stuff on there. Its basically commemorative of the 25th anniversary and sort of like a CD program of the songs well be doing' on tour."

Poison start their tour in May before joining the Motley Crüe tour in June.

Disc 1

Talk Dirty To Me
I Want Action
I Wont Forget You
Cry Tough
Look What The Cat Dragged In
Nothin But A Good Time
Fallen Angel
Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Your Mama Dont Dance
Unskinny Bop
Rock And Roll All Nite
Ride The Wind
Something To Believe In
Life Goes On
Stand
The Last Song
Shooting Star

Disc 2

Were An American Band
So Tell Me Why
No More Lookin Back [live]
Cant You See
Little Willy
Suffragette City
Look But You Cant Touch
Until You Suffer Some (Fire And Ice)
Bastard Son Of A Thousand Blues
Lay Your Body Down
Sexual Thing
(Flesh & Blood) Sacrifice
What I Like About You
Love On The Rocks
Face The Hangman
Livin For The Minute
Cover Of The Rolling Stone'
Poor Boy Blues

Meanwhile, Bret Michaels has revealed that he will be releasing a brand new studio album in May.

Coming on the heels of last year's "Custom Built" is "Get Your Rock On," which he says is full of "a lot of really straight-up, in-your-face, well-produced, contemporary just good rock songs. It mixes a little bit of the classic elements with some new sounds."

"With the other albums I did, I always put a little bit of Americana and contemporary country into the music," he explains, "influences and stuff from Lynyrd Skynyrd to Mellencamp and Garth Brooks mixed in with my Aerosmith and AC/DC. This one is primarily straight-up rock songs, which I think people will like. I've written a lot of good stuff over the last few years that I think are just good rock songs. I feel really strong about it."

Michaels has also confirmed that he will be taking part in The Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night Awards later this month, in America.

He will be one of the performers at the event alongside Matchbox Twenty.

The annual charity event raises cash for the battle against Parkinson's disease, and uses star names who best represent Muhammad Ali and his determination to find a cure for the condition from which he and others suffer.

In the past 16 years the event's raised around £40m for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

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