© (P) 1998, 1999 Mercury/Nippon-Phonogram Records.
THE ORIGINALS 1974 - 1979
Mercury/Nippon-Phonogram PHJR-20002/12 (Japan, 7/15/98)
Mercury/Nippon-Phonogram PHJR-20002/12 (Japan, 4/1/99 - Reissue w/ red box)
01. KISS (PHJR-20002, Purple Vinyl)
02. Hotter Than Hell (PHJR-20003, Yellow Vinyl)
03. Dressed To Kill (PHJR-20004, Red Vinyl)
04. Alive! (PHJR-20005/20006, Pink Vinyl)
05. Destroyer (PHJR-20007, Green Vinyl)
06. Rock And Roll Over (PHJR-20008, Blue Vinyl)
07. Love Gun (PHJR-20009, Clear Purple Vinyl)
08. Alive II (PHJR-20010/20011, Light Green Vinyl)
09. Dynasty (PHJR-20012, White Vinyl)
A Japanese reissue of the albums, in colored vinyl, as a box set. Comes with a special 36 page booklet and special inserts (a sheet of stickers featuring the artwork appearing on the KISS singles 1975-80 and a reproduction of the cards packaged with "The Originals". Just before it was due to be released this box set was cancelled (May '98) and then due to be released in July.... Limited to 2500 sets. The 1999 reissue featured a burgundy box for the set. Thanks to Kevin Schlenker for the album center-ring scans.