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Only 4 studio albums where Gene sings the albums best track.
I was kind of shocked that there were no more such albums for me :shock:

Here's my list:


Dynasty : X-Ray eyes

Revenge : Unholy

Carnival of souls : Seduction of the innocent

Psycho circus : Journey of 1000 years


Now let's see your list!
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Kisscandinavia wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:44 pm Only 4 studio albums where Gene sings the albums best track.
I was kind of shocked that there were no more such albums for me :shock:

Here's my list:


Dynasty : X-Ray eyes

Revenge : Unholy

Carnival of souls : Seduction of the innocent

Psycho circus : Journey of 1000 years


Now let's see your list!
Thanks for YOUR opinion.

Nice to see ya at least got 1/2 correct.
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caligari wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:00 pm
Kisscandinavia wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:44 pm Only 4 studio albums where Gene sings the albums best track.
I was kind of shocked that there were no more such albums for me :shock:

Here's my list:


Dynasty : X-Ray eyes

Revenge : Unholy

Carnival of souls : Seduction of the innocent

Psycho circus : Journey of 1000 years


Now let's see your list!
Thanks for YOUR opinion.

Nice to see ya at least got 1/2 correct.


...and your list is?
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Of course, "best track" is just someone's opinion (I'd say almost everyone here knows what an opinion is), and going by what I think is any album's best track (as opposed to where Gene sings my fave track), I can really only think of two definitive where Gene sings the best track ---

Dressed to Kill: RARAN
Creatures - I Love it Loud

As a tie, I would choose:
HITS - Betrayed (tied with 'King of Hearts')

I didn't consider the albums Carnival of Souls or Monster, because I find them unlistenable.
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caligari wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:00 pm
Kisscandinavia wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:44 pm Only 4 studio albums where Gene sings the albums best track.
I was kind of shocked that there were no more such albums for me :shock:

Here's my list:


Dynasty : X-Ray eyes

Revenge : Unholy

Carnival of souls : Seduction of the innocent

Psycho circus : Journey of 1000 years


Now let's see your list!
Thanks for YOUR opinion.

Nice to see ya at least got 1/2 correct.
The irony.
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I’ve got 4:

Young & Wasted
Prisoner Of Love
Thou Shalt Not
Back To The Stone Age
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Young and Wasted, worst song on the album. Thou Shalt Not, worst song on the album. Back to the Stone Age, worst song on the album.
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She (shared)
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Brewer wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:18 am Young and Wasted, worst song on the album. Thou Shalt Not, worst song on the album. Back to the Stone Age, worst song on the album.
Hmmm I thought I liked those tunes but I guess I must be wrong. 🤷‍♂️

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Best songs on albums, sung by Gene:

Deuce
Watchin' You or Parasite
Calling Dr. Love
Naked City
Only You
Not For The Innocent
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ypke wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:52 pm Destroyer: DRC (shared vocals....)
How do you figure that?
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Hotter Than Hell: Goin' Blind
Alive: Deuce
Revenge: Unholy

Maybe Childhood's End on Carnival of Souls though I think I like Master and Slave a little more.
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Tito wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:24 am
ypke wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:52 pm Destroyer: DRC (shared vocals....)
How do you figure that?
Backing vocals. I wouldn't count that as shared vocals.
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jannep17 wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:37 am
Tito wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:24 am
ypke wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:52 pm Destroyer: DRC (shared vocals....)
How do you figure that?
Backing vocals. I wouldn't count that as shared vocals.
Yes, I too would've thought this was about lead vocals.
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jannep17 wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:37 am
Tito wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:24 am
ypke wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:52 pm Destroyer: DRC (shared vocals....)
How do you figure that?
Backing vocals. I wouldn't count that as shared vocals.
+1

Shared vocals would be like Shout It Out Loud or Nothin' to Lose, otherwise pretty much every KISS song has shared vocals.
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Going Blind
Naked City
Under the Rose
War Machine
Not For the Innocent
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Unholy
Naked City
Journey of a 1000 Years
Parasite
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War Machine

That's it for me, the rest of my favorites are Paul songs with one for Ace (Talk To Me).
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Deuce
All The Way
Ladies Room
Young & Wasted
Anyway You Slice It
The Street Giveth
Thou Shalt Not
In My Head
Yes I Know (Nobody's Perfect)
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Watchin’ You
Dr. Love
Almost Human
Naked City
Only You
Saint & Sinner/ILIL
Not For The Innocent
Trial By Fire/LADW
Hell or High Water/TITN
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Hotter Than Hell - Parasite
Dressed To Kill - Rock & Roll All Nite or She
Rock n Roll Over - Dr Love
Unmasked - Naked City
Elder - Under The Rose
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TheKISSProject7312 wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:50 am
jannep17 wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:37 am
Tito wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:24 am
ypke wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:52 pm Destroyer: DRC (shared vocals....)
How do you figure that?
Backing vocals. I wouldn't count that as shared vocals.
+1

Shared vocals would be like Shout It Out Loud or Nothin' to Lose, otherwise pretty much every KISS song has shared vocals.
I think maybe ypke meant to write SIOL but put DRC by mistake. 🤷🏻‍♂️
Funny, but I still consider SIOL a Paul song even though it’s probably 50/50.
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Great Expectations , Naked City , X-Ray Eyes
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Unmasked - She's so European
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Deuce
Ladies in Waiting ❤️
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Deuce
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RARAN
Only You
I Love It Loud
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Hmmm.....very interesting question.

HTH - Parasite
RNRO - Calling Dr Love
Revenge - Unholy

A few others are close (debut, Dressed To Kill) but I’ll go with these.
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Interesting question. Here's my list.

Rock and Roll Over - Calling Dr. Love
The Elder - I
Revenge - Unholy
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Deuce
God of Thunder
Dr Love
Naked City
On the 8th Day
Unholy

There are a few close seconds
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Deuce - S/T
Watchin' You - Hotter Than Hell
Charisma - Dynasty
Naked City - Unmasked
Under The Rose - Music From The Elder
War Machine - Creatures of the Night
Young And Wasted - Lick It Up
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My picks (studio):

Goin' Blind
Calling Dr. Love
Larger than Life
Charisma (tie with Dirty Livin')
Naked City
Hell or High Water
Thou Shalt Not
Seduction of the Innocent
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Hotter Than Hell - Parasite
Dressed To Kill - Two Timer
Creatures- War Machine
Revenge- Unholy
Sonic Boom - Yes I Know
Monster- Take Me Down Below
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Tito wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:24 am
ypke wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:52 pm Destroyer: DRC (shared vocals....)
How do you figure that?
Yeah, that's a big leap... But his vocals are pretty upfront there to my ears.
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5 outta 20 for me.

Watchin You
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Kiss; honorable nomination for Deuce but Strutter wins
HTH: Watchin You
DTK: Raran
Destroyer: God of Thunder
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Deuce (KISS)
Parasite (HTH)
Calling Dr. Love (RNRO)
Rock And Roll Hell (COTN)
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Watchin' You
Under The Rose
Saint And Sinner
Not For The Innocent
Unholy
Childhood's End
Yes I Know (Nobody's Perfect)
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Naked City
Childhoods End
Unholy
War Machine
Im an Animal
The Devil is me
while the city sleeps
Parasite
Charisma
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For me, it's most if not all. I would have to go through the albums again. I certainly listen to more of Gene's stuff now over Paul's today in general.
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Most of them as far as I'm concerned.

KISS - Deuce
HTH - Watchin' You
DTK - She
Destroyer - God Of Thunder
Rock And Roll Over - Calling Dr. Love
Unmasked - Naked City
The Elder - Under The Rose
COTN - Saint And Sinner
Lick It Up - Not For The Innocent
Asylum - Secretly Cruel
CN - Thief In The Night
HITS - Betrayed
Revenge - Unholy
COS - Seduction Of The Innocent
PC - Journey Of 1,000 Years
SB - Yes I Know (Nobody's Perfect)
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Goin' Blind
Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
Got Love for Sale
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Mr Slow wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:00 am
Brewer wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:18 am Young and Wasted, worst song on the album. Thou Shalt Not, worst song on the album. Back to the Stone Age, worst song on the album.
Hmmm I thought I liked those tunes but I guess I must be wrong. 🤷‍♂️

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Naked city seems to be a winner here.
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Kisscandinavia wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 8:34 pm Naked city seems to be a winner here.
It IS the best song on Unmasked. And Kiss only attempt, as far as I can recall, of white reggae of The Police type.
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Revenge - Unholy

That is it.
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Forgot SB and Monster...
Yes I know
Back to the Stone age

Easily my fave's off those two.
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I think he sings the best songs on most albums except Animalize (Thrills In The Night) and Asylum (Who Wants To Be Lonely).