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Post Thu May 17, 2018 9:19 pm

Gene resents Paul regarding Its my life

I’ve seen 2’videos of Gene calling Paul a bitch in public regarding Paul never allowing it’s my life to be on a Kiss record...other than buried in a box set that is.

Gene has been playing the song live and he has seen the crowd reactions as well as the vibe the song brings to a show...he now knows they missed the boat on what could have been a classic Kiss anthem as well as $$ a hit song possibly...

Gene can’t hold his frustration in about it. It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.
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Re: Gene resents Paul regarding Its my life

missingdiver wrote:It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.


No one is going to ask Paul that, and no one should. That would be beyond classless and tasteless.

Having Paul at the Vault event will of course be interesting due to under-the-surface circumstances.
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Post Thu May 17, 2018 10:21 pm

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Should have been the last song on Lick It Up or Asylum.
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Post Thu May 17, 2018 11:38 pm

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Record it for the next Kiss album.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 12:36 am

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well then Gene should have been in the studio more, trying to save their music career like Paul was and fighting for his songs... Animilize could have been one of KISSs best albums ever Pauls songs slay and Genes just sit there like a turd in the stool!
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 12:38 am

Re: Gene resents Paul regarding Its my life

redinthesky wrote:No one is going to ask Paul that, and no one should. That would be beyond classless and tasteless.

Yes, but asking him about why It's My Life had never been included on any Kiss album would definitely be a thing to go for at this event. Maybe he has already answered that, then I'm just not aware of it.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 12:41 am

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missingdiver wrote:I’ve seen 2’videos of Gene calling Paul a bitch in public regarding Paul never allowing it’s my life to be on a Kiss record...other than buried in a box set that is.

Gene has been playing the song live and he has seen the crowd reactions as well as the vibe the song brings to a show...he now knows they missed the boat on what could have been a classic Kiss anthem as well as $$ a hit song possibly...

Gene can’t hold his frustration in about it. It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.


"It's My Life" is a pure embarrassment of a song that should never have been considered for a Kiss album. Possibly third on the list of most embarrassing Kiss songs ever, behind only the monstrosities of "I" and "I Finally Found My Way".
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 1:18 am

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I just don't think the song is that great. I guess it's better than other songs that ended up on the 80s albums, but I don't think it fits in with any of the albums. Maybe Crazy Nights?
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 1:59 am

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missingdiver wrote:I’ve seen 2’videos of Gene calling Paul a bitch in public regarding Paul never allowing it’s my life to be on a Kiss record...other than buried in a box set that is.

Gene has been playing the song live and he has seen the crowd reactions as well as the vibe the song brings to a show...he now knows they missed the boat on what could have been a classic Kiss anthem as well as $$ a hit song possibly...

Gene can’t hold his frustration in about it. It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.

" Well.....you know how SHE is........!"
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 3:05 am

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First you would have to establish the sound production of the song in order to try and fit it in on an album around the time. With heavy drums it could have been on Creatures as counterweight anthem to I Love It Loud. It wouldn't have fit on Lick It Up and Animalize no matter the production as the guitar work is way more aggressive on those two. Maybe on Asylum. Best fit would have been on Crazy Nights. But even a better fit would have been a stand-alone single during the break between Asylum and Crazy Nights as they waited for Nevison. Maybe a single to promote the Exposed video? Anyway, It's My Life should have been released decades earlier than it was.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 3:30 am

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missingdiver wrote:Gene has been playing the song live and he has seen the crowd reactions as well as the vibe the song brings to a show...he now knows they missed the boat on what could have been a classic Kiss anthem as well as $$ a hit song possibly...

I wouldn't necessarily use the crowds going to a solo Gene show to gauge a broad reaction to a song, especially to go as far to call it a missed chance at a classic Kiss anthem. I'm pretty sure most of the positive reaction Gene is receiving is from the fact its diehards loving to hear deep cuts and unreleased material being played live. It's kind of like how The Oath gets a positive reaction on the Kruise, but probably wouldn't do so well in a standard KISS show.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 4:36 am

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wasn’t it recorded around creatures time? can imagine paulio being unhappy with gene having more killer songs than him
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 4:59 am

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I never thought this song was that great.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 5:05 am

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It's a crap song. Better than some of Gene's songs from 80's records, but still crap.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 5:48 am

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Should have been on Creatures. Great song.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 5:55 am

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TRIOdevil wrote:Should have been on Creatures. Great song.

Yep. Should have been on side 2 somewhere.
Great song!
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 6:02 am

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missingdiver wrote:I’ve seen 2’videos of Gene calling Paul a bitch in public regarding Paul never allowing it’s my life to be on a Kiss record...other than buried in a box set that is.

Gene has been playing the song live and he has seen the crowd reactions as well as the vibe the song brings to a show...he now knows they missed the boat on what could have been a classic Kiss anthem as well as $$ a hit song possibly...

Gene can’t hold his frustration in about it. It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.


"It's My Life" is a pure embarrassment of a song that should never have been considered for a Kiss album. Possibly third on the list of most embarrassing Kiss songs ever, behind only the monstrosities of "I" and "I Finally Found My Way".


Where do (You Make Me) Rock Hard and No No No rank though?
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 6:03 am

Re: Gene resents Paul regarding Its my life

CHRIS ARMY wrote:I never thought this song was that great.

It's serviceable but I don't consider it to be particularly great, either.

It's surely not on par with the stuff that was included on Creatures, I think.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 6:07 am

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Really like this song, it's always been in my personal KISS playlists since I got it with the box set years ago.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 6:32 am

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Can you share the "bitch" videos? That I'd like to see.
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Paul basically re-wrote and re-used the music for it on "Raise Your Glasses"
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 7:01 am

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missingdiver wrote:I’ve seen 2’videos of Gene calling Paul a bitch in public regarding Paul never allowing it’s my life to be on a Kiss record...other than buried in a box set that is.

Gene has been playing the song live and he has seen the crowd reactions as well as the vibe the song brings to a show...he now knows they missed the boat on what could have been a classic Kiss anthem as well as $$ a hit song possibly...

Gene can’t hold his frustration in about it. It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.


"It's My Life" is a pure embarrassment of a song that should never have been considered for a Kiss album. Possibly third on the list of most embarrassing Kiss songs ever, behind only the monstrosities of "I" and "I Finally Found My Way".

Yeah, the song is really not that great.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 7:19 am

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It's My Life is arguably Gene's best song of the 80's. It sounds like what you'd expect 70's KISS to sound like in the 80's. It's really a great song.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 7:33 am

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It's not that great of a song nor is it particularly radio-worthy. The Wendy O. Williams version blows KISS' away.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 7:37 am

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Fair Baseball wrote:
TRIOdevil wrote:Should have been on Creatures. Great song.

Yep. Should have been on side 2 somewhere.
Great song!


Would stick out like a sore thumb on creatures. Doesnt fit the album vibe lyrically and thats why it was not on there. Would have been fine on any other album after creatures though.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 7:57 am

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Diss wrote:Can you share the "bitch" videos? That I'd like to see.


I haven't seen them, but when Gene mentioned Paul not wanting to use what later became the I Love It Loud chant in a Killers song, he JOKINGLY called Paul a "bitch".
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Diss wrote:Can you share the "bitch" videos? That I'd like to see.


I haven't seen them, but when Gene mentioned Paul not wanting to use what later became the I Love It Loud chant in a Killers song, he JOKINGLY called Paul a "bitch".

I think he says something like "you know how she can be, the bitch..."

:lol: :lol: 8)
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Diss wrote:Can you share the "bitch" videos? That I'd like to see.


I haven't seen them, but when Gene mentioned Paul not wanting to use what later became the I Love It Loud chant in a Killers song, he JOKINGLY called Paul a "bitch".

I think he says something like "you know how she can be, the bitch..."

:lol: :lol: 8)


Yeah, people thought Gene was referring to Vinnie, who was sitting next to him, and got mad. Gene has said the same thing about Paul before. Obviously jokingly referring to Paul's character, which is much more feminine than his.
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 8:20 am

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Just ask them to play it
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 8:21 am

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In between We Are One and It's My Life Gene should have pushed more for the later to be included in Psycho Circus
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redinthesky wrote:No one is going to ask Paul that, and no one should. That would be beyond classless and tasteless.

Yes, but asking him about why It's My Life had never been included on any Kiss album would definitely be a thing to go for at this event. Maybe he has already answered that, then I'm just not aware of it.


Of course, I'd love to hear Paul answer that question.
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redinthesky wrote:No one is going to ask Paul that, and no one should. That would be beyond classless and tasteless.

Yes, but asking him about why It's My Life had never been included on any Kiss album would definitely be a thing to go for at this event. Maybe he has already answered that, then I'm just not aware of it.


Of course, I'd love to hear Paul answer that question.


"Lithen, Gene's sah-ong is a pack of dogs, a way of life, it can climb mountains, it lives ta win...but it jus' didn't fit the direction of tha al-bumm"
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Diss wrote:Can you share the "bitch" videos? That I'd like to see.


Go to 4:53 where some context starts, the line is a few seconds later.


Or click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t2uHsHylDc
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Post Fri May 18, 2018 9:22 am

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I don't know what the big deal is with that song..
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YWTB is way worse...
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Wild Animals wrote:Animilize could have been one of KISSs best albums ever Pauls songs slay and Genes just sit there like a turd in the stool!


The only great (ok, bloody damn great) Paul song there is I've Had Enough.

Gene, on the other hand, came up with four very good songs - one of which at least should definitely be considered a Klassik (Murder in High-Heels).
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It is a pretty good song. With some awesome drumming and a good guitar solo it would be better.
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missingdiver wrote:It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.


No one is going to ask Paul that, and no one should. That would be beyond classless and tasteless.

Having Paul at the Vault event will of course be interesting due to under-the-surface circumstances.


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missingdiver wrote:It should make for a interesting Las Vegas vault experience if someone asks Paul how it feels to be called a bitch regarding Its my Life....akward.


No one is going to ask Paul that, and no one should. That would be beyond classless and tasteless.

Having Paul at the Vault event will of course be interesting due to under-the-surface circumstances.


A guy asked Vinnie about his sexuality. Was that classless and tasteless?
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It's My Life :arrow: ROCKS.. hard!!
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