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Alice Cooper Posts New Song, “Social Debris,” for 73rd Birthday


Alice Cooper has released a new song, “Social Debris,” to celebrate his 73rd birthday today, February 4.

Cooper comments of the track:

“The single ‘Social Debris’ is a gift to Detroit, to my fans and to myself. The track was written by the original Alice Cooper band. We never thought that we would ever fit in; the Alice Cooper band didn’t fit in with anybody, because we were doing things that no other band did. We didn’t fit in with the folk scene, we didn’t fit in with the metal scene, we really didn’t fit in with anything that was going on at that time. We just always felt like we were outsiders. We felt like we were social debris, we were in our own little world. So Social Debris was just the original band writing a song about us, essentially. And it came out sounding like it belonged into 1971. That’s just the original band – you can’t change that, it’s great.”

Have a listen below along with a music video. Cooper’s new album, Detroit Stories, comes out on February 26 via earMUSIC; pre-order here.

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