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This is one of my “top 20” KISS songs of all time!

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Strutter 78 or Alive! for me.
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Strutter 78 album version.
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ALIVE! version, hands down.
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Stutter 78'
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1st album
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Alive!, followed closely by the debut version. I've never cared for Strutter '78.

Strutter is probably my all-time favourite Kiss song.
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KissJJM wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:45 am1st album
same for me.
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Alive! contains my favorite version of "Strutter"...
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Debut 😎
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Symphony.
Unofficial, Donnington 88

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Alive!
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FlamingRuth wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:52 am Debut 😎
👌🏻 Your taste is truly exquisite, madame.
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Debut for me!
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The first KISS song I ever heard, off of DP which I'd gotten as a Christmas gift.

So DP version will always be my favorite.
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jkiss wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 8:06 am
FlamingRuth wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:52 am Debut 😎
👌🏻 Your taste is truly exquisite, madame.
:wink:
Great minds and all that jazz.

The debut album has my favorite versions of all the songs on it- with the exception of Black Diamond.
I like the DP version better for that one.
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Alive!

The raw energy of it is awesome.
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Alive!
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Under The Rose wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:24 am Strutter 78 album version.
Yep
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Alive!
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Alive,but I also love the Eddie Kramer demo version too.
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mbrunn wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:05 am This is one of my “top 20” KISS songs of all time!

We discuss our opinions on the KISS classic “Strutter”, and which officially released versions we like best and least. Give a watch / listen and we love to hear your thoughts.

Did you ever find your headphones?
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Alive!
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Alive! Version
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78. And because of the recent surprise: Dubai 2020

My favourite song
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Symphony….BY FAR
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Alive!
But...
Bootlegs from 88 are superb, like the Donington version proves. Strutter never sounded better.
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78
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Strutter '78 Casablanca Single version, for me!!
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Ace of Bass wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:36 pm
mbrunn wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:05 am This is one of my “top 20” KISS songs of all time!

We discuss our opinions on the KISS classic “Strutter”, and which officially released versions we like best and least. Give a watch / listen and we love to hear your thoughts.

Did you ever find your headphones?
Lol.....yes. My son swiped them (although since they were really his to begin with I really can’t be mad at him).
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ALIVE!
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Original first album version. I HATE the sickeningly discofied Strutter 78.
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Strutter 78
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Original first album version, that's the best - and definitive - one.
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Strutter '78
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I, erm, like Strutter '78, DP & 7" versions - and the original (to head off torch - wielding mob) :lol: but I think I prefer the '78 version....
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FlamingRuth wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:52 am Debut 😎
Agreed! Track one, side one from the first album. A timeless classic. 8)
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Have to go with Alive - but the demo on the box set is a great listen
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I got Double Platinum for Christmas in '78 and Strutter '78 was the first version I heard of the song and has always been my favorite. The Alive! version is great too, but I love '78.
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Alive but prefer demo
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1978
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Demo for me. Love the extended instrumental section.
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The obvious answer is Alive but I'm torn because there's a charm to that first album cut. The first song to open the first record
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The debut album for me.
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Let's get a good list going.

1974 Debut Album
1975 Alive!
1978 Strutter 78' Single Mix
1978 Strutter 78' Album Mix
1995 Japanese Phone message recording
2001 Box Set 1973 Demo
2003 Alive IV
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There was no Japanese cassette promo, that was played on a phone line people called to raise money for a natural disaster. There’s a cassette picture on the YouTube clip but it was never sold on cassette.

Add Smashes Thrashes and Hits version.

Was Greatest KISS version a slight remix? Can’t remember now.