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CRAZY NIGHTS (1987)
Mercury/PolyGram 832-626-1/2/4 (USA, 9/21/1987)
Vertigo/PolyGram 832-903-1 (USA, Picture Disc)
A1. Crazy Crazy Nights (3:45) - Stanley/Mitchell | LYRICS
(USA #65, 9/26/87; AUZ #34; HOL #35; NOR #7; UK #4)
A2. I'll Fight Hell To Hold You (4:10) - Stanley/Mitchell/Kulick | LYRICS
A3. Bang Bang You (3:53) - Stanley/Child | LYRICS
A4. No, No, No (4:19) - Simmons/Kulick/Carr | LYRICS
A5. Hell Or High Water (3:28) - Simmons/Kulick | LYRICS
A6. My Way (3:58) - Stanley/Child/Turgon | LYRICS
B1. When Your Walls Come Down (3:25) - Stanley/Mitchell/Kulick | LYRICS
B2. Reason To Live (3:59) - Stanley/Child | LYRICS
(USA #64, 12/5/87; HOL #89; UK #33)
B3. Good Girl Gone Bad (4:35) - Simmons/Sigerson/Diggins | LYRICS
B4. Turn On The Night (3:19) - Stanley/Warren | LYRICS
(USA 2/88, did not chart; UK #41)
Produced by Ron Nevison. Recorded at One on One Recording Studios, Canoga Park, CA, by Ron Nevison and Toby Wright; Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, CA, by Ron Nevison and Julian Stoll, and Can-Am Recorders, Tarzana, CA, by Ron Nevison and Jeff Poe, March - June 1987. Recording assistants: Toby Wright, Julian Stoll, and Jeff Poe. Mixed at Can-Am Recorders by Ron Nevison; June & July 1987.
Hell Or High Water - Bruce Kulick on bass
** Both Phil Ashley and Paul Stanley perform keyboards on the album; Tom Kelly sings backing vocals...
Chart Peak (USA): #18 (10/31/87) with 34 weeks on charts. Other countries: CAN #21; SWE #11; SWZ #14; UK #4.
"Crazy Nights" was certified gold by the RIAA on 11/17/87 and platinum on 2/18/88. It has sold over 110,000 (3/12) copies since the SoundScan(r) era commenced in 1991. The album was certified gold by the CRIA (Canada) for sales of 50,000 copies on 9/30/87 and platinum on 11/18/87..
With the band's hope for a Bon Jovi-esque rebirth 55% of "Crazy Nights" was performed during the opening month of the supporting tour. Songs included the title track, "Bang Bang You," "No, No, No," "Hell or High Water," "When Your Walls Come Down," and "Reason To Live."