Alice Cooper: It Is A Brutal Fucking Planet
Brutal Planet was released by Alice Cooper in 2000 on Spitfire Records. Sometimes
something is so fucking intelligent and excellent that it deserves a look and
press well after the release. Look at it this way, Star Wars I came out years
after Star Wars IV. Isn’t Cooper that fucking good? Doesn’t he deserve
the prologue treatment like Lucas gave Star Wars? Music Incider thinks so. Baby
Tender Love thinks so.
I don’t care what my fucking brother Charlie thinks. He doesn’t
own my fucking magazine.
Brutal Planet is the first release in a three part trilogy. Dragontown is part
two. What will part three be called? Heaven? Cooper is making the musical version
of Dante’s Paradise, Purgatory and Hell. Brutal Planet is Hell.
BRUTAL PLANET-No matter what the fuck you do you can’t get out of this
fucking hell. God made this beautiful fucking creation and we got sucked in
by the snake. You told us you died for our sins, and I guess we are paying for
yours. God is looking at the world as he created it-not how it really is. Come
look you motherfucker. We made a Holocaust just for you.
WICKED YOUNG MAN-This is a story about two boys that wore leather trenches
that got tired of being picked on and being ignored by everyone. One morning
they wake up, and they plot their revenge and everybody fucking dies. The abuse
made them cold blooded killers. They thought Hitler had all the answers. They
thought the skinheads had the answers. Cooper’s message is: What fucking
school is this in your neighborhood?
SANCTUARY-Cooper speaks for the average twenty year old kid and where he thinks
his life is going. This kid doesn’t want to end up like his parents, but
he knows he will. This kid gets up everyday and sees nothing but the madness
of the treadmill. When is it going to end? He wants something more. The only
fucking thing he is happy with is the locked door on his room. How many people
do you know that need sanctuary?
BLOW ME A KISS-This fucking song reminds me about that kid in Wyoming. What
has this kid ever done to you? You make him feel like a friend. You make him
feel like a part of the crowd, then you wire him up to a fence in the freezing
cold and shoot him-couldn’t you hear him begging for his life? Couldn’t
you hear him begging for your life? I guess you couldn’t-he’s dead.
EAT SOME MORE-Gluttony. One of the seven deadly sins. You fucking pigbot, shouldn’t
you share with that hungry guy on the corner or the person next door? You and
your fucking fancy suits walking past the homeless to get home to a dinner not
really hungry for. You could have given it to the homeless guy on the corner,
or the family next door waiting for their next unemployment check. Instead,
you move to the next one on the list-greed.
PICK UP THE BONES- Hello, I am one of the survivors of the Holocaust. I know
what these death camps were about. I am here to verify it. I cannot disclose
my position in these camps during the time of the war, but these acts of death
did happen. Can’t you see it all happening again in front of our eyes?
I need some help picking up the bones.
PESSI-MYSTIC- This poor lost soul does not need metaphysical help. He sees
what exactly is going on. He sees it on the TV everyday, and he becomes this
way because all you see on the news is either death or destruction. He does
want to see this anymore, or hear it anymore.
He tells you how you all are being brainwashed. This man wants to know when
things are going to change, and when he is going to wake up from this dark world
he was sent to. He wants to see the world he once knew when he was a child.
His world was happy and safe, and he wonders when this world is going to come
back. He knows the truth-that the world is not getting better, but our government
has us believing their lies. He wants them to either speak the truth or just
shut the fuck up.
GIMME-Did Alice make a trip to the Crossroads in Mississippi before Vai did?
Gimme your soul, and I will give you what you want. Cooper is playing a good
fucking devil in this song. It sounds like he has the contract ready in hand.
I would get my Firebird 2003 from him any day. I bet I could get my hard copy
of MusicIncider too, complete with backers. If he wants to make a deal, I am
ready. I can be contacted at my Atlanta office. He will know how to find me.
IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS-This is Cooper’s autobiography from the
beginning until now. He’s not taking any more shit from anybody. I would
not get on his bad side at this point in his life. He wants to be treated like
a fucking human and have some respect. He does not want to be asked stupid fucking
questions. He is not going to take anymore shit from the press/media or anyone
around him cause he will take you down in a fucking flash, and you will not
even see it coming.
TAKE IT LIKE A WOMAN-Do you realize than a woman gets hit every thirty seconds
in this country? Does anybody give a shit? It looks like Alice does. He understands
the victims. This ballad is for them. It encourages them to speak out and get
help. I hope all of the fucking girlfriend beaters in the world hear it.
COLD MACHINES-This would be a great fucking song for the Matrix or the Terminator.
Everybody was coded in those movies. Everybody is coded in everyday life. We
have Social Security numbers, driver’s licenses, PIN numbers, credit cards,
and we have to give a thumbprint at the bank. If you don’t play by the
rules and get your numbers, you aren’t going to fit. Alice is warning
us that there is more to come.
The album is a massive fucking hit. It is the Cooper I remember. He is reclaiming
his throne. Watch out Manson, Cooper is coming to get you.
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