Greatest Kiss

April 8, 1997 | Format: MP3

$11.49
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  • Total Length: 55:59
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  • ASIN: B000VZR8QS
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful By local musician on July 4, 2001
Format: Audio CD
I'll start off by saying that I am a huge KISS fan. I am getting a little tired however, of "best of" compilations. While there are some classic songs here; "Detroit Rock City," "Hard Luck Woman'" "Deuce" and "Cold Gin" there are also some songs that should never grace a "best of" collection; "I Was Made for Loving You'" "Flaming Youth" and "Two Sides of the Coin." And for the love of all that is good, is it necessary to have "Rock & Roll All Nite" on another album? It is already on 1. Dressed To Kill, 2. Alive!, 3. Double Platinum, 4. Killers, 5. Smashes, Thrashes and Hits, 6. Alive III, 7. MTV Unplugged, and 8. You Wanted The Best, You Got The Best. This will make album number nine.
I'm also disappointed with the remixes here. The only difference (that I notice) is that the snare drum sounds much different now (shallow, with reverb.) It really doesn't do the songs here justice. I am also upset that there are no selections from the Hotter Than Hell album, as it is full of classic KISS.
I guess if you don't have any KISS albums, this will give you some of their good, old stuff. But I promise, there are better compilations out there. Unplugged is excellent, and Double Platinum is the best collection of early KISS music.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 3, 1999
Format: Audio CD
"Double Platinum is undoubtedly the BEST Kiss album ever to come out, and it also has a lot of songs overlooked in the making of this album. I love all of these songs, but they do get tired and weak after a while (especially after you hear "Rock and Roll All Night" a trillion times.) Songs that should have been on here but weren't include: God of Thunder, Love Gun, Black Diamond, ect. Songs that probably shoudn't have been on here but were: Two Sides of the Coin(I love this song to pieces, but come on................should it have gone on this album??????), Flaming Youth(it didn't do so well when it came out, so why put it on a greatest hits album?????), ect....... Buy it if you've liked previous Kiss albums.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Bill R. Moore on June 16, 2000
Format: Audio CD
Since Kiss was never an album band it is convenient for a newcomer to the band to start with this album or maybe Double Platinum, then the first Alive! album. I mean, just look at the long line of classics: Calling Dr. Love, Do You Love Me, Beth, Rock and Roll All Nite, Shout It Out Loud, Sure Know Something, and, of course, Detroit Rock City. A fan looking to get acquainted to the band should probably start here.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 5, 1998
Format: Audio CD
Talk about overkill!! What is going on here? Without a new studio release since 1992, KISS has offered up an Unplugged album, a live album, and now a greatest hits collection. With the obligatory "new" song (or rather, an audio clip of the opening reunion tour video for Shout It Out Loud), all that we have on Greatest KISS is another mishmash of makeup-era hits. Enough already! We're happy that KISS has reformed but with Smashes, Thrashes & Hits, Double Platinum, and the live albums, WE HAVE THE SONGS!!! I guess we can thank the suits at Polygram for this release because surely the band realizes that this is just too much. The label hoped to make a few bucks from the hype of KISS touring again. Plain and simple. Some good early reunion photos in the package though.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Tom Weiskotten (tweis@nettally.com) on October 26, 1999
Format: Audio CD
This is my first REAL introduction to Kiss as an adult. I was a minor Kiss fan as a kid based on the success of I Was Made For Lovin' You and they were my first concert (Roanoke, VA 1979). This CD surpassed all expectations. With the exceptions of Flaming Youth and Two Sides of the Coin, every song really rocks and holds up over time. I never get tired of this CD. Buy it whether you're a new fan or a time-tested army member. Thanks to Dr. Tom Butt(aka The Singing Dentist aka One of A Kind) for taking us to that show in '79!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Erik van der Scheer on May 15, 2000
Format: Audio CD
Try to find the European version, it's better than the American version IMO.
Here is the European track listing:
1. Detroit Rock City 2. Black Diamond 3. Hard Luck Woman 4. Sure Know Something 5. Love Gun 6. Deuce 7. Goin' Blind 8. Shock me 9. Do You Love Me 10. She 11. I Was Made For Lovin' You 12. Shout it out loud (new video version) 13. God Of Thunder 14. Calling Dr. Love 15. Beth 16. Strutter 17. Rock And Roll All Nite 18. Cold Gin 19. Plaster Caster 20. God Gave Rock N' Roll To You
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By William J. Irvin on February 11, 2006
Format: Audio CD
If KISS is going to continue cranking out greatest hits CDs (even if not ALL the songs are hits!), then I think their next one should be their greatest hits of the more recent material. GREATEST KISS is, as some have pointed out, a good way to go if you are still only a Private in the KISS Army, and just want a compilation CD of some of their best work to add to your rock collection, but to diehards like us, as Ace used to say in that NY accent of his, "Fuggetaboudit!" Once the new fans have tasted the great old KISS songs, why not hit them with a Greatest Hits CD that includes: Lick it Up, Heaven's on Fire, Tears are Falling, Crazy, Crazy Nights, Anyway You Slice It (LOVE that tune!), Bang Bang You, Let's Put the X in Sex, Rise To It, Hide your Heart, Forever, Unholy, Take it Off, God Gave Rock and Roll to You II, Domino, I Just Wanna, and maybe even Fits Like a Glove. Now THAT is a greatest hits album! All the best songs of the post-Ace/Peter days. I have most of those songs on either cassette or CD, and would certainly buy THAT one! Unfortunately, greatest hits albums only contain a few of their REAL greatest hits, so this one will never be made. Some of the best songs are still only available on the studio albums so that fans will still buy those CDs as well. Oh well. Money talks....
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