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CREATURES OF THE NIGHT (1982)
Casablanca/PolyGram NBL-5/8/P-7270 (USA, 10/13/1982)
A1. Creatures Of The Night (4:01) - Stanley/Mitchell | LYRICS
(UK #34, 4/82)
A2. Saint And Sinner (4:50) - Simmons/Japp | LYRICS
A3. Keep Me Comin' (4:00) - Stanley/Mitchell | LYRICS
A4. Rock And Roll Hell (4:08) - Adams/Vallance/Simmons | LYRICS
A5. Danger (3:55) - Stanley/Mitchell | LYRICS
B1. I Love It Loud (4:12) - Simmons/Cusano | LYRICS
(USA #102, 1/83; AUZ #76)
Produced by Michael James Jackson, Paul Stanley, and Gene Simmons. Recorded by Dave Wittman at The Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, CA; July - September 1982. Drums recorded by Niko Bolas and Rich Bosworth at Record One Studios, Los Angeles, CA; July 1982. Additional engineering by Ricky Delano, Kevin Eddy and David Blanco. Mixed at The Power Station Studios, New York City, NY, by Bob Clearmountain and Gene Simmons. There are actually three different covers to the album: The first is the original, the second in the 1985 reissue featuring Bruce, and the third is the Remaster, which has a slight variation in the logo and lettering... Guitarists included Vincent Cusano, Steve Ferris, Robben Ford, Adam Mitchell, Steve Hunter, Bob Kulick, but not all of their individual contributions were used. Ace Frehley doesn't play!
Creatures Of The Night - Unknown (pos. Mike Porcaro) on bass; Steve Ferris on lead guitar; Adam Mitchell on guitar
Danger - Jimmy Haslip on bass
I Still Love You - Robben Ford on lead guitar; Eric Carr on bass
Rock And Roll Hell - Robben Ford on lead guitar; Jimmy Haslip on bass
War Machine - Gene Simmons on rhythm guitar
** Other session players on this album may even include Bruce Kulick! Bob Kulick did record guitar parts for the album, but his work wasn't used.
Chart Peak (USA): #45 (1/29/83) with 19 weeks on charts. Other countries: GER #42; ITA #25; SWE #22; UK #22
"Creatures of the Night" was certified gold by the RIAA on 5/9/94. It has sold over 161,000 (3/12) copies since the SoundScan era commenced in 1991.
The first night of the "10th Anniversary" tour (12/29/82) saw 67% of the album added to the band's set: "Creatures of the Night," "Keep Me Comin'," "Rock and Roll Hell," "I Love It Loud," "I Still Love You," and "War Machine." Two of these songs, "Keep Me Comin'" and "Rock and Roll Hell," didn't survive into 1983...
Center Rings: USA | Canada | UK | Japan (Promo)
Inner Sleeve: Side 1 |
Eric's Sample Mix Cassette
Uncropped cover photo proof