Dee Snider does Broadway
Dee Snider heads to Broadway and dishes on his new memoir
- Duration 6:57
- Date May 7, 2012
Dee Snider heads to Broadway and dishes on his new memoir
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As tell -- -- -- what inspired this because I read that it -- is a phone book a voice now Alice Cooper yeah.
Yeah -- -- overnight we're exchanging voice mails kept missing each other and I think -- sang his message to -- Broadway Show it to them.
So then it became an exchange of Broadway Show tunes you know pay analysts please call me please that the way finally connect -- -- do visual record.
-- He gave up on it and then after doing -- rages on Broadway decided to revisit and do an entire album.
Yeah talk about that Rocco made his run for that because you were here before you -- it's -- how to go.
Well you know I -- for three months and it was amazing amazing experience.
Move one of most challenging things I've done in my life besides winning the heart of my wife.
Almost is that 36 years ago that was the toughest but I'll put you to read about my book -- to give it -- I -- you're talking about Iraq -- Broadway -- it was awesome and you know I'll -- good chance to do it again some time people have been.
Inquiring so maybe back.
Now in the Broadway songs that you -- -- do you cover on the net how did you kiss somebody's your Broadway favorites.
Well if you don't.
They if there's two rules one.
They had to speak and at some level so I grew up and household where they're playing Broadway musical -- taken shows citizens -- -- always loved.
Then other things -- have to speak to me like razzle dazzle cabaret.
Those whose songs like lyrically I get.
Life -- a cabaret and already the idea of razzle dazzle my career has been -- that had a so while I think the other rule was -- could be rock songs to Begin with.
Could be Jesus Christ superstar hair grease rocky are resilient is turning up -- that'd be legit show tunes and then make a rock that's a challenge.
And you have -- guest -- -- on next some from the great -- way.
Crazy guest stars and I still can't believe that Patti LuPone was in the studio -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Not a title apology tonight -- -- -- Lola with me Cyndi Lauper did big spender.
The cast of -- Priscilla queen of the desert -- -- like a dame.
Appropriately enough get a Clay Aiken from Celebrity Apprentice he joined me a -- be a lady so there's really cool guest yes I.
My son Jesse -- -- -- this duet with him during -- really cool -- you know I mean when he had the chance and -- video footage showing that's.
Directed by one of my other sons Cody -- was.
Film director and is pretty awesome actually.
Great at the family business now yes and you have a comments from the live chat just love your music deep from Charles Charles street thank you don't.
While New London to any questions -- spend.
Read them to.
Yes yes we're down -- three now it's.
Clay are standing O and -- real yet.
It is a god in heaven -- Rio -- -- obviously -- -- -- she's like.
A Disney -- this with a red hair in the eyes never close after -- out horrible things all the time.
I actually bears -- really came to realize why don't weicker -- reminds me of myself when I was 26 years.
And -- yes I would you re -- -- a book yeah.
Just came home -- in the UH -- did it memoir yes.
Not the aptly titled let's about it shut up and give me the night.
Yeah I'll -- -- now this is your first autobiography.
Because they asked me to do it affect -- I mean I've been telling stories for years and my when my managers Ronstadt -- said.
Usual book and I -- well you know I would love to and then he went around and and does Simon and Schuster gallery books you'll like would love them both of these Snyder as -- wanna write about a sore right about right about my rise and fall.
Things -- this book is this takes you from the darkest depths of despair.
To success and then back to the darkest -- despair but I'm doing great now so it.
You also cover what is another comment on our -- chat so what was up with the dressing up in drag or whatever it was when singing.
You know what.
My wife -- -- have a problem.
Because she's noticed that even -- to exist like I -- it was disaster.
Makeup costumes I was really I was -- -- glancing in but it is also looking for trouble I was fighting it every single night.
But then I it's -- two years ago -- -- is that no more customs and make up since then.
I'm now on a new.
The sitcom -- -- listed on -- that.
Where I Wear makeup as -- -- And the second cut its second episode is let reprint this I was in a princess outfit wearing a full days of make up as my fill of course and broke my finger so for some reason I can't sort of get away can't.
-- white and -- go to Dubai certainly look what we community about joining -- certain.
I don't want to say but and as well I would -- -- what would you Wear make up again and so I don't know what's going on -- that I'm relatively normal was something wrong here trying to think which one that might be.
I'm not -- -- -- or story when you were writing it out your rating on your own story that surprised you.
That you -- for pat is that shocked that this is part of your life story.
And I met while everything's been kind of a surprise for me.
What surprises me is that week is step back and you view yourself and deceived.
I really was kind of a crummy guy in my twenties and -- my thirties.
I'm just surprised that I was able to get my wife to stay around.
As -- she did and with 36 years later she's and I still together and I'd feel better now but I was pretty.
I'm not organized person for a while that's something that came out of raiding your life story down yes you learn that it's.
-- -- -- And it not to leave anything off the list from Broadway to -- 82 bucks without -- -- you're doing your music it will soon be on the big screen.
Rock of ages forty must look at -- Well I'm most forward looking forward to the the royalties for my -- -- They have a movie but there's of -- I think is really ironic and interesting you know back in the eighties I went to Washington.
Testified before senate.
I'll myself when I think it was on the -- fifteen Tipper Gore Susan Brown PM RC you know I was I was -- society.
In rock of ages.
The tip of -- character played by Catherine Zeta-Jones sings what I gonna take it which -- kind of ironically think about it.
Wow sorry but I -- it can -- Well that's what you're looking -- disdain and it will keep an eye out for that and rock of ages and I actually egos just to recap we've got.
The autobiography -- give me the night.
That is completely book signings yeah I want to book -- Fluid.
So look they'll look -- there to see where I'm doing signings and you know help me get on the best sellers list of be like a dream come true.