What I remember about this album is the absolute silliness of some of the songs that were supposed to shock me, like "Roses on White Lace." Let's take a look at the lyrics to the song, which is about a man chancing across a former lover on her wedding day:
In my eyesSigh. What's shocking, really, is the fact that a song implying violence against women could be released as late as 1989 and receive little, if any, protest in response.
Blood drops look like roses on white lace
They won't wash away
In my mind they're roses on white lace
Straight from the heart
So dead upon the bed, still searching for your head
Also included on the comp was a live version of Cooper's classic "Billion Dollar Babies" as well as "He's Back (The Man Behind The Mask)," a 1986 tune Cooper wrote for one of the Friday the 13th movies and which sounds almost new wave. "Prince of Darkness," also included on the disc, is a 1987 song which Cooper wrote for the John Carpenter film of the same name.
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