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Alice Cooper streams live versions of 'Ballad of Dwight Fry' and 'Poison'

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Planet Rock's very own Alice Cooper has unveiled a chilling live version of his seminal classic ‘Ballad of Dwight Fry’.

The track is lifted from Alice’s eagerly-awaited new live album ‘A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris’, which was recorded in the French capital on Thursday 7th December 2017 on the Paranormal Tour.

Immortalising the 90-minute rock show, the live album boasts 18-tracks from Alice’s distinguished back catalogue including timeless classics like ‘Poison’, ‘School’s Out’ and ‘No More Mr. Nice Guy’ together with hand-picked gems for Alice Cooper connoisseurs including ‘Pain’, ‘Woman of Mass Destruction’ and last year’s single ‘Paranoiac Personality.’

You can listen to the newly unveiled version of ‘Ballad of Dwight Fry’ together with ‘Poison’ right here:


 


Alice’s band on the tour featured guitarists Nita Strauss, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie, bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel.

Available to pre-order right here, ‘A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris’ will be released on Friday 31st August 2018 via earMUSIC on 2CD digipack, 2LP gatefold (white and red LP) and digital formats.

The tour followed the July 2017 release of Alice’s first studio album in six years, ‘Paranormal’, which saw Alice reunite with Alice Cooper band guitarist Michael Bruce, bassist Dennis Dunaway and drummer Neal Smith, and features special guest spots from Deep Purple's Roger Glover, U2's Larry Mullen Jr. and ZZ Top’s bearded maestro Billy Gibbons.

‘Paranormal’ was recorded in Nashville with long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin and features a very special bonus CD – a mini-album consisting of brand new songs written and recorded together with Dennis, Neal and Michael alongside carefully selected live recordings.

The ‘A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris’ track-listing is as follows:

CD1
1. Brutal Planet
2. No More Mr. Nice Guy
3. Under My Wheels
4. Department Of Youth
5. Pain
6. Billion Dollar Babies
7. The World Needs Guts
8. Woman Of Mass Distraction
9. Poison
10. Halo Of Flies
 
CD2
1. Feed My Frankenstein
2. Cold Ethyl
3. Only Women Bleed
4. Paranoiac Personality
5. Ballad Of Dwight Fry
6. Killer / I Love The Dead themes
7. I'm Eighteen
8. School's Out

2LP Coloured
Side A
1. Brutal Planet
2. No More Mr. Nice Guy
3. Under My Wheels
4. Department Of Youth
5. Pain
6. Billion Dollar Babies
 
Side B
1. The World Needs Guts
2. Woman Of Mass Distraction
3. Poison
4. Halo Of Flies
 
Side C
1. Feed My Frankenstein
2. Cold Ethyl
3. Only Women Bleed
4. Paranoiac Personality
 
Side D
1. Ballad Of Dwight Fry
2. Killer / I Love The Dead themes
3. I'm Eighteen
4. School's Out

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