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From the "Who the hell asked for this?" file, comes... DEE DOES BROADWAY. Yes, the legendary Twisted Sister frontman is releasing a new album... of Broadway show tunes. :blink:

 

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Dee Snider will release his new studio album, "Dee Does Broadway", on May 8 via Razor & Tie. The CD features Dee's powerful voice and theatrical persona as he exudes his rock ' n' roll take on several Broadway classics. The new album will coincide with the release of his first-ever autobiography, "Shut Up And Give Me The Mic" (Gallery Books) on May 8.

 

"Dee Does Broadway" track listing:

 

01. Cabaret

02. The Ballad Of Sweeney Todd

03. Big Spender (with Cyndi Lauper)

04. Mack the Knife

05. Whatever Lola Wants (with Bebe Neuwirth)

06. Music Of The Night (with guest violinist Mark Wood)

07. The Joint Is Jumpin' (with Jesse Blaze Snider)

08. Luck Be A Lady (with Clay Aiken)

09. I Get A Kick Out Of You

10. There Is Nothin' Like A Dame (with the stars of "Priscilla Queen Of The Desert": Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams)

11. Razzle Dazzle

12. Tonight/Somewhere (with Patti LuPone)

 

Clay Aiken? CLAY F**KING AIKEN? REALLY, DEE?

 

If you wanna hear a sample of this monstrosity, go here... but don't say I didn't warn you. Strong stomach required.

 

http://soundcloud.com/dee-snider/cabaret

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I am more curious as to what demographic Dee's angling for here. I mean ANY one who still knows who he is is here at HH and the last thing we will admit to is listening to Broadway musical numbers?

 

I mean who is going to buy this? My Gram doesn't know who Dee Snyder is...

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  • 2 weeks later...

Seems he will do anything for a buck nowadays.

 

Dee doesn't need to do "anything for a buck," he's pretty much set for life just off the publishing for "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I Wanna Rock." Every time one of those songs gets used in a TV show, a movie, or a commercial (and those tunes have been used in a lot of 'em) he gets paid mad benjaminz.

 

Since Dee's already got more money than he'll ever need, I'd say he just did this stupid Broadway record cuz he was bored, and because he could. I mean, you don't cut a record like this expecting to MAKE money. There's no audience for it, nobody's gonna buy the f*cking thing, he won't make a nickel!!

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Dee Snider's doing a book signing in my area this week for his "Shut Up and Give Me the Mic" autobiography... my brother is planning on going. I told him to ask on my behalf, "A Broadway album? Dude, what the f*ck?" :rofl2:

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Dee Snider's doing a book signing in my area this week for his "Shut Up and Give Me the Mic" autobiography... my brother is planning on going. I told him to ask on my behalf, "A Broadway album? Dude, what the f*ck?" :rofl2:

 

 

You will of course let Us know what Dee says right????? :whistle:

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My bro wimped out and didn't ask Dee about what possessed him to do such an album ... :(

 

However, he did report that the store was playing the "Broadway" CD during the signing so he had to hear it the whole time he was waiting on line... and he called it "pure torture" :rofl:

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