Uh! All Night

Uh! All Night Written by Paul Stanley, Desmond Child and Jean Beauvoir Lead vocal: Paul Stanley Duration: 4:01 From the album Asylum, 1985 Produced by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons at Electric Lady Studios and Right Track Studios, New York In a nutshell: Review: The Asylum era gets a real bad rap, and I totallyContinue reading “Uh! All Night”

Torpedo Girl

Torpedo Girl Written by Ace Frehley and Vini Poncia Lead vocal: Ace Frehley Duration: 3:44 From the album Unmasked, 1980 Produced by Vini Poncia at the Record Plant in New York City In a nutshell: The Hunt for Red Rocktober Review: The thing with a Random Number Generator is that’s it’s, well, random. Assigning everyContinue reading “Torpedo Girl”

What Makes the World Go Round

What Makes the World Go Round Written by Paul Stanley and Vini Poncia Lead vocal: Paul Stanley Duration: 4:14 From the album Unmasked, 1980 Produced by Vini Poncia at the Record Plant in New York City In a nutshell: Detroit soul city. Review: Following the announcement and eventual release of Now and Then, a blue-eyedContinue reading “What Makes the World Go Round”

Let’s Put the X in Sex

Let’s Put the X in Sex Written by Paul Stanley and Desmond Child Lead vocal: Paul Stanley Duration: 3:48 From the album Smashes, Thrashes and Hits, 1988 Produced by Paul Stanley In a nutshell: Let’s put the eck in dreck. Review: And so it comes to this. Rock bottom. The worst of the worst. TheContinue reading “Let’s Put the X in Sex”

Let Me Go, Rock n’ Roll (Alive!)

Let Me Go, Rock n’ Roll Written by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons Lead vocal: Gene Simmons Duration: 5:46 From the album Alive!, 1975 Produced by Eddie Kramer Studio version review: Let Me Go, Rock n’ Roll from Hotter Than Hell In a nutshell: C’mon rock city! Review: It’s nuts to think that even as late asContinue reading “Let Me Go, Rock n’ Roll (Alive!)”

Lonely is the Hunter

Lonely is the Hunter Written by Gene Simmons Lead vocal: Gene Simmons Duration: 4:28 From the album Animalize, 1984 Produced by Paul Stanley at Right Track Studios, New York In a nutshell: Who wants to be lonely? Review: When people say that Gene sucked in the unmasked era, the songs on Animalize are the onesContinue reading “Lonely is the Hunter”

Naked City

Naked City Written by Gene Simmons, Vini Poncia, Bob Kulick and Peppy Castro Lead vocal: Gene Simmons Duration: 3:49 From the album Unmasked, 1980 Produced by Vini Poncia at the Record Plant in New York City In a nutshell: Woop woop, that’s the sound of the police. Review: Given that this is the second time inContinue reading “Naked City”

New York Groove

New York Groove Written by Russ Ballard Lead vocal: Ace Frehley Duration: 3:04 From the album Ace Frehley, 1978 Produced by Eddie Kramer and Ace Frehley at The Mansion, Connecticut and Plaza Sound Studios, New York In a nutshell: “Start spreadin’ the news…” Review: KISS for all their monumental album sales have never really beenContinue reading “New York Groove”

All For the Glory

All For the Glory Written by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons Lead vocal: Eric Singer Duration: 3:49 From the album Sonic Boom, 2009 Produced by Paul Stanley and Greg Collins at Conway Recording Studios, California In a nutshell: Top Cat. Review: True confessions? This is one of my all time favourite KISS songs. Yes, IContinue reading “All For the Glory”

Tonight You Belong to Me

Tonight You Belong to Me Written by Paul Stanley Lead vocal: Paul Stanley Duration: 4:41 From the album Paul Stanley, 1978 Produced by Paul Stanley and Jeff Glixman at Electric Lady Studios and The Record Plant, New York, and Village Recorders, California In a nutshell: Paul’s pocket symphony. Review: You know how Peter Gabriel’s firstContinue reading “Tonight You Belong to Me”

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