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KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:16 pm
by Admin
Celebrating the anniversary of the "Love Gun" album, Ken, Lonnie, Mark and Julian dissect the album song-by-song to determine the show's favorite and least favorite songs on the album.

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Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:25 pm
by Mr Slow
Perfect timing! I’ve got a 4 hour drive home today. You guys will keep me company for an hour or so of it. I hope you know how much all of us appreciate this and all the other KISS podcasts. You guys rock! 8)

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:28 pm
by peopleselbow
Congrats to Lonnie on winning the Cup !

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:58 am
by Pete2174
My favourite 70's Kiss record. I Stole You Love (segueing into Deuce) should always been the show opener & It's a damn shame it's been neglected for so long.
Great episode Gents.

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:35 am
by Mr Slow
My lost best to worst:


I know I’ll get ridiculed for a few of those choices but we like what we like! :lol:
No real clunkers on here, although the songwriting does feel a bit rushed at times.
I’d give this album an 8/10.

Enjoyed the episode. Thanks again. Got me almost halfway home then I checked out the latest Pod Of Thunder ep. 8)

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:04 pm
by Easy Catman
My rankings for Love Gun are

1/ I Stole Your Love
3/ Almost Human
4/ Shock Me
5/Tomorrow And Tonight
6/ Plaster Caster
7/ Love Gun
8/ Christine 16
9/ Got Love For Sale
10/Then She Kissed Me

My lead single choice would have been Tomorrow And Tonight . Great album and great show gentlemen.

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:52 pm
by Hellbastard
Something I've always found it difficult to understand is how people always see song in context, like:

"Read my body" is bad, because "Pour some sugar" was already around.
"Tomorrow and tonight" sucks, because we already had "Rock'n'roll all nite"

To me, a song can be good (or bad) regardless of what came before it.

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:26 am
by Spoonful
Great episode as ever. I listened to the Revenge one you guys did and enjoyed that too, but I'm not a fan of that album so I didn't really have any comments to make on that episode.

A few points on your collective list:

I'm surprised that you guys had Almost Human so far down. Great riff and blend of guitars, and really the only time (other than God of Thunder) that Gene's "demon" voice sounded so good. Great chorus as well, really unconventional by Kiss' standards.

I have a little more love for Then She Kissed Me just because I loved The Beach Boys' version when I first heard it, so when I first heard the Kiss version it wasn't as much as a blow to me. I agree that Tomorrow and Tonight is a futile attempt to create another RARAN, and it pretty much falls flat on its face.

Otherwise a great list! Good to see Plaster Caster above Christine Sixteen as well.

My list:

1. Plaster Caster
2. I Stole Your Love
3. Shock Me
4. Love Gun
5. Almost Human
6. Christine Sixteen
7. Hooligan
8. Then She Kissed Me
9. Got Love for Sale
10. Tomorrow and Tonight

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:46 am
by Black Ace
1. Shock Me
2. Plaster Caster
3. Love Gun
4. I Stole Your Love
5. Tomorrow and Tonight
6. Almost Human
7. Christine Sixteen
8. Then She Kissed Me
9. Got Love For Sale
10. Hooligan

Re: KFP Ep.251 - Trigger Happy!

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:43 am
by apostate
Half the album, in my opinion, are fillers. (CS, GLFS, TAT, H, TSKM). The vary best of tracks from RARO and LG should have formed one album.
Another interesting discussion, thanks.