KISS Smashes, Thrashes & Hits
Only 4 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$4.04 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$1.94 (32% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: November 21, 1988
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: Island / Mercury
- 1.Let's Put The X In Sex - (previously unreleased)
- 2.Rock Hard (You Make Me)
- 3.Love Gun
- 4.Detroit Rock City
- 5.I Love It Loud
- 7.Lick It Up
- 8.Heaven's On Fire
- 9.Calling Dr. Love
- 11.Beth - (featuring Eric Carr)
- 12.Tears Are Falling
- 13.I Was Made For Lovin' You
- 14.Rock And Roll All Night
- 15.Shout It Out Loud
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
All tracks have been remixed for this collection.
Kiss: Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Peter Criss, Eric Carr, Vinnie Vincent, Mark St. John, Bruce Kulick.
Producers include: Neil Bogart, Kiss, Eddie Kramer, Bob Ezrin.
Personnel: Mark St. John, Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley, Vinnie Vincent (guitar); Peter Criss (drums, background vocals).
Unknown Contributor Roles: Eric Carr; Bruce Kulick.
This is an interesting compilation, in that it was put together in 1988, long after the band had unmasked and Ace Frehley and Peter Criss had departed. It's almost equally divided between '70s Kiss classics like "Love Gun" and "Calling Dr. Love" and later efforts. Many of the older tunes, like those mentioned above and the ultimate party anthem "Rock And Roll All Night" are ingrained in the consciousness of anyone who came near a radio in the '70s, but the canny hard-rock hooks gain some freshness when contrasted with the group's '80s material. Latter-day hits like "Lick it Up" and "Heaven's On Fire" employ the same infectious power-chord m.o., but the sound is definitely modernized. Ultimately, SMASHES, THRASHES & HITS serves as a pretty comprehensive sampler of several phases of the band's career.
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 52 ratings.
Based on 52 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Best of Chicago Garage Bands - The Quill Records Story (CD)(14)
99¢ on SALE
WCBS FM101.1 - Motown, Soul & Great Rock 'N Roll: Rock 'N... (CD)(5)
$4.98 on SALE
Top ranking CD:
- King Curtis Enjoy Records - The Best of King Curtis (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Dion Deja Nu (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Various Artists Best of Doo Wop, Volume 5 (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Johnny Cash Original Golden Hits, Volumes 1 & 2 (CD) ~ $6.98 on SALE
- Various Artists Ultimate Jukebox Hits of the 70s, Volume 4 & 5 (2-CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE