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Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

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Up All Night
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Secretly Cruel
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:00 pm

Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Was listening to Asylum in the car today and it reminded me how solid of a record it was. However these 3 songs don't do much for me at all and was wondering what you guys thought.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:14 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

WinnieWincent wrote:Was listening to Asylum in the car today and it reminded me how solid of a record it was. However these 3 songs don't do much for me at all and was wondering what you guys thought.

Anyway You Slice It, but really they are all bad. The whole album other then Tears Are Falling is terrible.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:17 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

I love all 3 of those songs with Secretly Cruel and Uh All Night among my favorites on the album. I guess I gotta go with Any Way You Slice It.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:21 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Any Way You Slice it is great any way you slice it.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:22 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

To me, there really isn't a bad song on Asylum. But on the whole, Any Way You Slice It is a weaker entry than the rest. It's interesting that Eric Carr used electronic drum pads on the song for a rather cool effect in the last verse, but the lyrics come across just a little on the cheesy side.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:23 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

67321 wrote:Any Way You Slice it is great any way you slice it.

My feelings exactly.

That bluesy ending alone, accompanied by Gene's claim she ain't her mother's little daughter anymore, is plain awesome.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:24 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Oh, and that's UH! All Night

Up All Night was Slaughter
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:25 pm

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For me personally, the answer is "NONE OF THE ABOVE". I LOVE 'Asylum', beginning to end, and it's my second favorite album from the band. As I've said in other threads, 'Asylum' is the closest the band came to the klassic KISS sound during the non-makeup years.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:26 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Thunderous_Lay wrote:
67321 wrote:Any Way You Slice it is great any way you slice it.

My feelings exactly.

That bluesy ending alone, accompanied by Gene's claim she ain't her mother's little daughter anymore, is plain awesome.


Hell yeah, :salut:
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:27 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Wicked_Chester wrote:For me personally, the answer is "NONE OF THE ABOVE". I LOVE 'Asylum', beginning to end, As I've said in other threads, 'Asylum' is the closest the band came to the klassic KISS sound during the non-makeup years.


Right on, Chester! :salut:
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:32 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

I`m Alive, followed by Any Way You Slice It.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:33 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

67321 wrote:
Wicked_Chester wrote:For me personally, the answer is "NONE OF THE ABOVE". I LOVE 'Asylum', beginning to end, As I've said in other threads, 'Asylum' is the closest the band came to the klassic KISS sound during the non-makeup years.


Right on, Chester! :salut:

I agree with Chester as well.

I'm also immensely fond of Animalize and if it weren't for the fact both albums are plagued by that annoying plastic-like sheen production - unlike Lick It Up or CotN - it would be one of my favorite albums by the band.

On another, I'm Alive is underrated as hell.

If that song doesn't make you headbang, then you're dead from the waist up.

8) :lol:
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:36 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Thunderous_Lay wrote:
67321 wrote:
Wicked_Chester wrote:For me personally, the answer is "NONE OF THE ABOVE". I LOVE 'Asylum', beginning to end, As I've said in other threads, 'Asylum' is the closest the band came to the klassic KISS sound during the non-makeup years.


Right on, Chester! :salut:

I agree with Chester as well.

I'm also immensely fond of Animalize and if it weren't for the fact both albums are plagued by that annoying plastic-like sheen production - unlike Lick It Up or CotN - it would be one of my favorite albums by the band.

On another, I'm Alive is underrated as hell.

If that song doesn't make you headbang, then you're dead from the waist up.

8) :lol:


I agree again. I always bang my head when "I'm Alive" comes on. I love that song, always have. It's the little sister to Under The Gun.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:39 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

I like Asylum, this album rocks! I like every song on the thing. The lyrics on some of Paul's album tracks are suspect...I'm Alive & Radar for Love are both great songs that overcome their bad lyrics since the music is so killer. Same with Uh! All Night...I don't dislike the song, I love when Kiss does the Zeppelin riff thing like on this or Radar for Love. The lyrics for Uh! All Night are particularly bad though...turnin' tricks for money for one thing, the title of the song itself for another

Uh! All Night gets an A for its Misty Mountain Hop vibe but a D- on lyrics. Still a good jam when you're in the car though!
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:51 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

I think Up All Night was on Slaughter's Stick it to Ya... Not Asylum.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:57 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

"Radar for love" was the weak link on on that platter, IMO.
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Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Isn't Up All Night a Slaughter song ?
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Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

metaldad wrote:Isn't Up All Night a Slaughter song ?

Yup.

As other people pointed out earlier, it's likely the OP meant Uh! All Night.

8) :lol:

Regardless, it's all in the family if you take into account the Vinnie Vincent connection.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:44 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Any Way You Slice It.

Always loved Secretly Cruel.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:56 pm

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Radar For Love was the worst.

Secretly Cruel is great.
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Hellbastard wrote:"Radar for love" was the weak link on on that platter, IMO.


Yep, and Love's A Deadly Weapon ain't much better. Besides those two, Asylum is in my top five KISS albums.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:19 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

UH! UH! UH! Up All Night
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:12 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Uh All Night is by far the worst. It isn't even close. Pure garbage. Embarrassing.

Slice might be derivative but its still a fun energetic song and has aged well.

Cruel is a catchy fun song that could have easily fit into the 70s era.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:25 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

You forgot "I'm Alive", which is easily the worst song on Asylum.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:47 pm

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The whole album's a giant TURD for me, not ONE single song I can stand... But outta those three, "UH! All Night" (...or "UP All Night", or whatever...) takes the crown. :evil: :evil: :evil: :flower:
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:40 pm

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I'll pick the Slaughter song since any song by Slaughter is far far worse than anything on Asylum.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:07 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Radar for Love is the worse off of Asylum, can't stand that song. The other one is Secretly Cruel very close to last. All the other songs are OK or great!
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:18 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

asamphord wrote:I'll pick the Slaughter song since any song by Slaughter is far far worse than anything on Asylum.


I like "Mad About You", the show is pretty good too.
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Post Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:38 pm

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(D)Uh! All Night.
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"Up All Night" should be on a commercial for Viagra.
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:43 am

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

None. They’re all great as is the album.
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:21 am

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Hellbastard wrote:"Radar for love" was the weak link on on that platter, IMO.


This.

I just Opened my 2014 Vinyl of ASYLUM and had no problem spinning it from front to back.
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Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

My favourite non make up album the only song I don't like is Radar For Love
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:56 am

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Why is Any Way You Slice It on this list. It's one of Gene's best 80's songs, and alongside Tears Are Falling the best song on Asylum in my view
To answer the original question though. Uh All Night. Total embarassment
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:18 am

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

I don't think there is any particularly bad songs on Asylum. To me it is the last overall good Kiss album
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:34 am

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

I'm Alive and Love's A Deadly Weapon are worse than either of these three.
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Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

TRIOdevil wrote:I'm Alive and Love's A Deadly Weapon are worse than either of these three.


Bruce's guitar work saves Love's a Deadly Weapon though. He's just tearin' it up when Gene's vocals come back in after the solo. Shitty song... Great guitar work!!!
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:55 pm

Re: Which of these is the worst song on Asylum?

Those are my three favorite songs on the album.
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