Alice Cooper has unveiled plans to rush-release a new single titled “Don’t Give Up.” Arriving May 15, the song focuses on the challenges we’re all dealing with during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The veteran rocker began recording the song in Detroit and finished it remotely during the lockdown. The track was produced by his longtime collaborator, Bob Ezrin.
Cooper’s currently putting together a video for “Don’t Give Up,” and he’s inviting fans to contribute to the clip by taking photos of themselves holding up signs featuring one word from the song’s lyrics.
The tune’s complete lyrics have been posted at AliceCooper.com, which is also where you can submit your pics for possible inclusion in the video. You can check out some fans’ submissions now at Alice’s social media sites.
“This is a way for fans, regular folks who might be at home with free time and no place to go, to do something fun and positive that they’ll remember from this quarantine time instead of just remembering being cooped up,” Cooper says in a statement.
In other news, Alice recently launched a contest in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the release of his album Flush the Fashion. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is asking fans to take a photo of themselves in their favorite Cooper gear and submit it to Alice’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram page. Five winners will be chosen to receive a t-shirt from Cooper’s official store. The contest will remain open until May 29.
Flush the Fashion was released in April 1980, and included the top-40 hit “Clones (We’re All).”
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