Cocky - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Hard Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Kid Rock
- Cocky [Clean] [Edited]
Personnel includes: Kid Rock (vocals, guitar, bass); Sheryl Crow (vocals, 12-string acoustic guitar, bass); Jimmie Bones (vocals, harmoncia, organ, keyboards); Snoop Dogg, Uncle Kracker, Misty Love, Shirley Hayden, (vocals); Jason Krause, Kenny Olson (guitar); Matt O'Brien (bass); Stefanie Eulinberg (drums).
Recorded at Clarkston Chophouse Studios, Detroit, Michigan.
Personnel: Kid Rock (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, lap steel guitar, banjo, synthesizer, scratches, background vocals); Sheryl Crow (vocals, 12-string guitar); Jimmie Bones (vocals, harp, organ, keyboards, background vocals); Stefanie Eulinberg (vocals, drums, background vocals); Misty Love, Shirley Hayden, Uncle Kracker (vocals, background vocals); Kenny Olson (guitar); Jason Krause (electric guitar); SP 1200 Productions (drums); Paradime (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Kid Rock; Al Sutton.
Recording information: The Clarkston Chophouse.
Photographer: Clay McBride.
Unknown Contributor Roles: David Spade; Andrew Sutton; Kid Rock.
Kid Rock's unique blend of Midwestern rock & roll, rap, and R&B gets another airing with COCKY, which features a plethora of road tunes, who's-the-baddest cuts, and straight-ahead drinking songs. The slow, greasy grooves of "You Never Met a Motherf**cker Quite Like Me" contrast violently with the Detroit Rock City raunch of "I'm a Dog," which itself stands in stark contrast to the first half of "Midnight Train to Memphis," an atypical, steel guitar-accompanied ballad.
You don't come to Kid Rock for subtlety (the last cut, WCSR, featuring Snoop Dogg, is proof of that). He's a Midwestern rapper who wishes he was in Lynyrd Skynrd--and who could probably make a pretty good job of it. The straight-ahead rock tunes swing mightily courtesy of drummer Stefanie Eulinberg, and Rock has his bad-ass rap act down cold here, though how much longer he can keep it up is another question for another time.
- Country of Origin
- WEA (Distributor)
- Kid Rock
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Trucker Anthem
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Forever
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Lay It on Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Cocky
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] What I Learned on the Road
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] I'm Wrong, But You Ain't Right
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Lonely Road of Faith
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] You Never Met a Motherf**ker Quite Like Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Picture - (featuring Sheryl Crow)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I'm a Dog
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Midnight Train to Memphis
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Baby Come Home
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Drunk in the Morning
- Studio / Live
Rolling Stone (1/17/02, p.48) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A massive banging victory....Rock self-conciously builds on his badass-hick-with-a-heart-of-gold image..."
Entertainment Weekly (11/23/01, p.82) - "...A similar blend of low-rider hip-hop and strip-mall heavy metal, flavoring its Camaro-ready jams with the occasional turntable wika-wika, Steven Tyler yowl or tasty guitar lick...you have to at least admire the breadth of his vision..." - Rating: B
Q (1/02, p.102) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...songs take rock and rop ethics and enthusiastically smash them together..."
Mojo (Publisher) (2/02, p.102) - "...An enjoyably bad-ass record..."
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- Al Sutton
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