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Genres: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock, Metal
No Description Available. Genre: Popular Music Media Format: Compact Disk Rating: PA Release Date: 20-NOV-2001
No Description Available.
Genre: Popular Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 20-NOV-2001
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Chrissy M. from BEAVER FALLS, PA
Reviewed on 12/6/2017...
Love Love Love this CD!!! This is my favorite Kid Rock CD by far!!
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THIS IS GROUNDBREAKING RETRO
Thomas C. Hankins | Beverly Hills, CA USA | 10/28/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)
"It's very hard to believe all of the bad reviews this CD has gotten. Fortunately, not a single one of them is deserved. Too many fans expect an artist to continue into eternity playing the same old stuff in the same old style. That's why commercial FM is so hard to listen to anymore.
Well, Kid Rock isn't afraid to try something different. This CD takes us back to Kid Rock's roots, and they are steeped deep in southern rock of the 1970s as well as outright country music. If you hate country music or southern rock, then "Cocky" definately isn't for you. Stick to listening to the radio instead...you'll be happier all around.
However, if you want to see what a great artist can do with his music and listen to him reformulate some of it to leaning HARD on southern music and C&W, then this is the place to be.
This recording starts out with "Trucker Anthem" and "Forever". Now the Kid has you lulled into a sense of music familiarity, but he then moves on to "Lay It On Me", which gives just a hint of what's to come."Cocky" is typical Kid Rock at his best, so now you've become lulled again...but then the big turn begins. Watch out...there's some exciting music ahead. The album moves along with a southern rock twinged hip hop style for a couple of songs, but then the masterpiece is here... "Picture" (sung with Sheryl Crow)is grade AAA pure country music at it's best, befitting George Jones and Tammy Wynette in their prime(have I scared anyone away yet?), which is fabulous. This is what country music would sound like today if something hadn't gone terribly amiss in Nashville long ago when the outlaw movement died down. This is the real stuff for real music lovers. The rest of the CD pretty much pays homage to the southern rock sound. There's even a hip hop number with Snoop Dog to round out this eclectic mixture.
Thank goodness I'm older than 12 (WAY older)and love this CD. It's different from his previous CD (but even on that one you can hear some of this style creeping through).Keep it coming Kid."
The Kid Proves How Talented He Is
Sean | indiana | 12/09/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Finally Kid Rock is back and showing how talented he is. This cd "Cocky" has old kinds of music like rock, heavy metal, rap, country, slow stuff,blues, and many more. "Cocky" features a song with Sheryl Crow,a song with Uncle Kracker, and a song with Snoop Dogg. Here are the songs on the cd and what I think about them:
1.)Trucker Anthem-a rap/rock song featuring Uncle Kracker, GREAT INTRO TO THE CD!
2.)Forever-rap/rock song which is good, but I think he should have chose a different song for his first single.
3.)Lay It On Me-rap/rock/bluesy song, pretty good song.
4.)Cocky-rap/rock song that kinda reminds me of Devil With Out A Cause
5.)What I Learned Out On The Road-a good rock song that shows Kid Rocks great singing talent and kinda sounds like a Lynard Skynard song.
6.)I'm Wrong But U Ain't Right-one of the heavier songs I have ever heard from Kid, starts out slow then bangs your (...)head off(my favorite song on the cd)
7.)Lonely Road of Faith-a slow rock song that shows you again Kid's singing talent
8.)You Never Met A Mother F*cker Quite Like Me-rock song that tells u how good Kid Rock is, has some guitar from Freebird.
9.)Picture f/Sheryl Crow-kind of a country song, great singing from Kid Rock and Sheryl.
10.)I'm A Dog-kind of a southern rock song that I like a lot.
11.)Midnight Train To Memphis-slow/rock song, GREAT SONG, starts slow then comes some rap/rock, then comes some great rock.
12.)Baby Come Home-kind of a blues song, which is one of the only blues song i like
13.)Drunk In The Morning-starts out slow then turns into a GREAT rock song that kinda sounds like 80's rock (my other favorite song on the cd)
14.) WCSR f/Snoop Dogg-rap song with funny sex lyrics"