Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

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Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:21 pm

If KISS would have been a band including covers in their set, you think there would have been covers included on ALIVE! and ALIVE II? Or would it still have been a compilation of their own songs up to that point?

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Tito » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:23 pm

There IS a cover song on Alive II.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:28 pm

Tito wrote:
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There IS a cover song on Alive II.
You know what I mean.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by criss75 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:56 pm

I know what you mean.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spoonful » Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:29 pm

We know what he means.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Admin » Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:31 pm

Well, on the follow-up to DTK a cover of a Guess Who track was suggested...

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by AstroWarped » Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:52 pm

Alive 2 was to have an Elvis Presley cover but they wimped out on that as well.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:05 pm

I'm talking about the inclusion of a live cover. If they had played it on the tour. Or if they would still have just had their own songs.

If you still don't understand.

Think of this as an ALIVE!-album. Notice how there is a Neil Young cover included, which was played during the tour this live albums tour. Would this have happened with KISS - or do you think they still would have stuck with only KISS songs even if they played covers regularly.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by soeuropean » Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:24 pm

AstroWarped wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:52 pm
Alive 2 was to have an Elvis Presley cover but they wimped out on that as well.
Nope. Myth.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by criss75 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:39 pm

Kiss covering Jailhouse Rock? I’ve heard that too. It would have sounded awful. Like they butchered the cover song on Love Gun.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by In the Suds » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:02 pm

They apparently used to do 'Go Now' in the early days. Supposedly it was even considered for the first album. I'd love to hear that.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spoonful » Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:25 pm

Spiritual_Chaos wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:05 pm
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Damn, those song titles are awful.

Since Kiss were modelling themselves after a hard rock Beatles, I would have loved to hear cover of a heavy Beatles track. Maybe Helter Skelter or Revolution.

Should they have been on Alive! or Alive II? No way. There's no point - Kiss already had a fantastic catalogue by 1975, and any covers would likely end up replacing songs that we got. And I could name about five other Kiss songs I would have loved to hear on Alive! even then. Namely Let Me Know, All the Way, Mainline, Comin' Home and Love Her All I Can.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by BC Witch » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:10 pm

There kind of IS a live cover on Alive II, namely King Of The Night Time World which was originally recorded by the Hollywood Stars. Paul did a heavy rearrangement of it for Destroyer and got himself a writing credit but some might reasonably consider it a cover...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfHyA0kjltQ

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:46 am

Spoonful wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Damn, those song titles are awful.
Lucky you, your favorite band having titles like "Ladies Room" and "Beth" instead.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spoonful » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:10 am

Spiritual_Chaos wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:46 am
Spoonful wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Damn, those song titles are awful.
Lucky you, your favorite band having titles like "Ladies Room" and "Beth" instead.
Kiss aren't my favourite band, though.

There's also nothing wrong with 'Beth' as a song title. Ladies Room is a bit silly, sure. But 'Untitled', 'Red Mosquito' and 'F*ckin' Up'? Wow, sooooooo edgy. Totally not pretentious at all. :roll:

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:25 am

Spoonful wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:10 am
Spiritual_Chaos wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:46 am
Spoonful wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Damn, those song titles are awful.
Lucky you, your favorite band having titles like "Ladies Room" and "Beth" instead.
Kiss aren't my favourite band, though.

There's also nothing wrong with 'Beth' as a song title. Ladies Room is a bit silly, sure. But 'Untitled', 'Red Mosquito' and 'F*ckin' Up'? Wow, sooooooo edgy. Totally not pretentious at all. :roll:
Fuckin' Up is not a Pearl Jam song.... come on now, this is something you should know. Step up.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spoonful » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:21 am

Spiritual_Chaos wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:25 am
Fuckin' Up is not a Pearl Jam song.... come on now, this is something you should know. Step up.
The Neil Young version dumb as well. But Pearl Jam covered it, and Pearl Jam aren't Neil Young. That's all that matters.

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Re: Could there have been covers on ALIVE / ALIVE II ?

Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:32 am

nvm

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