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Tuesday, October 18, 2011
KISS: "Hot In The Shade" Gets Remastering Treatment
1989 album «Hot In The Shade», is the first part of a four-CD
reissue series by Universal Japan featuring remastering for the first
time in a high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD
players). The album, which went gold in the US and platinum in
Canada, featured KISS' highest charting Billboard Hot 100 single
since 1976' «Beth» called «Forever». The album also featured
«Hide Your Heart» and «Rise To It».
Paul Stanley – rhythm guitar,
vocals Gene Simmons –
bass guitar, vocals Bruce Kulick – lead guitar, backing
vocals Eric Carr – drums, percussion, vocals
In The Shade» will be available on January 18th, 2012. The other
thee albums in the Universal Japan reissue series include
«Animalize» (1984), «Asylum» (1985) and «Crazy Nights» (1987).
15th studio album
was released on October 17, 1989. The album, recorded at
the Fortress in Los Angeles, was produced by both Paulth Stanley and
Gene Simmons.HITS saw
Kiss returning and digging back into their rock roots, rather than an
end-of-80's sounding, forging forward with a 15 song package with
listening almost an hour. The longest KISS record to date.
also saw the lead singing debut of Eric Carr on his song, "Little
Caesar" which was a nick name given to Eric by Gene.
It was the last album to feature Eric Carr, who died in 1991.