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KISS SYMPHONY: ALIVE IV (SINGLE DISC EDITION) (2003)
Sanctuary/KISS Records 06076-84658-2 (USA, 10/7/2003)
Produced by Mark Opitz. Mixed by Mark Opitz and Tony Wall. Mixed at Studios 301, Sydney, Australia, Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, and Sing Sing Studios, Melbourne, Australia. Engineered by Fred Balayan, Mark Valentine, Brian Humphrey, and Matt Voigt. Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. Conducted by David Campbell. Concertmaster: Wilma Smith Featuring the Australian Children's Choir. Recorded in Melbourne, Australia, Feb. 28th, 2003, with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Campbell; Produced by Mark Opitz. This single disk release cuts the symphony down to a single CD and includes a Gene and Paul (with Eric Singer on drums) track from the Ramones tribute album, "We're a Happy Family" (Columbia/DV8 CK-86352) released 2/11/03.
Tracks 1-3 featured an electric set by the band; tracks 4-6 included the Melbourne Symphony Ensemble; and tracks 7-15 included the full symphony joining the band. A children's choir joined the band for track 14.
Did not chart in the USA.
Had sold 19,000 by March 2012 according to SoundScan.