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PETER CRISS: KISS (1978)
Casablanca NBLP-7122 (USA, 9/18/1978)
Casablanca NBPIX-7122 (USA, 1978 - Picture Disc)
A1. I'm Gonna Love You (3:18) - Criss/Penridge | LYRICS
A2. You Matter To Me (3:15) - Vastano/Morgan/Poncia | LYRICS
(USA 1/79, did not chart)
A3. Tossin' And Turnin' (3:58) - Adams/Rene | LYRICS
A4. Don't You Let Me Down (3:38) - Criss/Penridge | LYRICS
(USA 10/78, did not chart)
Produced by Vini Poncia. Tracks A1, A2 & A5 produced by Vini Poncia, Peter Criss and Sean Delaney. Track A3 produced by Vini Poncia and Peter Criss. Recorded and engineered by Vini Poncia at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, CA; and Electric Lady Studios, New York City, NY, spring 1978.
Chart Peak (USA): #43 (11/25/78) with 20 weeks on charts. Other countries: AUZ #59; CAN #52; JAP #40.
"Peter Criss" was certified gold and platinum by the RIAA on 10/2/78. It has sold over 23,000 copies since the SoundScan era commenced in 1991. Contemporaneously, Casablanca had shipped 1,317,664 copies of Peter's album by the end of June 1979.
"Tossin' And Turnin'" was performed by KISS during the 1979 "Return of KISS" tour. Peter also performed it live with Stan Penridge in 1984.