Alice Cooper Quotes

41 Alice Cooper quotes:

"The age of the audience has dropped 10-15 years, maybe more. All of the audiences through Spain, Italy through Germany, the Netherlands and Scandinavia are like 15-16 through 25. It's like 1972 again."
"If you blink your eyes or go get a Coke, you've missed 10 things,"
Author: Cooper Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"What you have to do is attack them on a level where they can't take their eyes off of you, ... Maybe they came but are kind of indifferent. They want to hear a couple of songs, and then they're going to leave. What you have to do is make sure they're glued to you so they can't leave because they don't want to miss anything."
Author: Cooper Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"All I really wanted to do was make an album that was going to be just back to what I like to do... And it was a coincidence that these new bands, this new wave of bands, were doing Alice and Iggy rock."
"City people live the city. We live in L.A., New York, we live in places where it's chaotic and you never know what's gonna happen. And that's the music - you never know what's gonna happen."
"He (Marilyn Manson) has a woman's name and wears makeup. How original."
"He started to, but we said we weren't happy with the feelings we got off the cut... the album now is more us than the other production that Frank did."
"I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that's a fantastic reaction. I think that they're really hearing something then."
"I think he was trying to produce more of a... sort of a cheaper image."
"If it's total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn't even have to play."
"If you confine it, you're confining a whole thing. If you make it spontaneous, so that anything can happen, like we don't want to confine or restrict anything. What we can do, whatever we can let happen, you just let it happen."
"It's a big flash of all these things and whatever you take out of that statement's one statement, one mind, one statement, one act, one show, and all the songs are one."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"That was very close to getting killed. Usually at pop festivals we have people jumping on stage."
"That's like making fun of a maniac because his brain isn't completely right, because he isn't in the norm."
"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."
"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."
"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."

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