Ikons

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Ikons
Box set by Kiss
Released October 21, 2008
Genre Hard rock
Label Mercury
Universal Music Group
Kiss chronology
Kiss Alive! 1975–2000
(2006)
Ikons
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Ikons (stylized as IKONS) is a four-CD box set compilation album featuring material recorded by the American hard rock band Kiss. It was released in 2008 by Universal Music Group.

Background[edit]

Each CD in the set is named after one of the original group members, created by long-time KISS fan Paul "DJ Flare" Hall and co-produced with Jeff Fura. In 1996, the 'KISS-Icons' logos were created by Ajax Garcia, a famous Los Angeles based artist. Garcia is known as a founding member of the 90's punk group The Napoleon Blownaparts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (Red): The Demon[edit]

  1. "God of Thunder" from Destroyer
  2. "Almost Human" from Love Gun
  3. "Calling Dr. Love" from Rock and Roll Over
  4. "Ladies Room" from Rock and Roll Over
  5. "Christine Sixteen" from Love Gun
  6. "Deuce" from Kiss
  7. "Rock and Roll All Nite" from Dressed to Kill
  8. "Cold Gin" from Kiss
  9. "Parasite" from Hotter Than Hell
  10. "Larger Than Life" from Alive II
  11. "Love 'em and Leave 'em" from Rock and Roll Over
  12. "Plaster Caster" from Love Gun
  13. "Radioactive" from Gene Simmons
  14. "Charisma" from Dynasty

Disc 2 (Purple): The Star Child[edit]

  1. "Detroit Rock City" from Destroyer
  2. "Love Gun" from Love Gun
  3. "Take Me" from Rock and Roll Over
  4. "Strutter" from Kiss
  5. "C'mon and Love Me" from Dressed To Kill
  6. "Hotter Than Hell" from Hotter Than Hell
  7. "100,000 Years" from Kiss
  8. "Rock Bottom" from Dressed To Kill
  9. "Do You Love Me?" from Destroyer
  10. "All American Man" from Alive II
  11. "Mr. Speed" from Rock and Roll Over
  12. "I Stole Your Love" from Love Gun
  13. "Wouldn't You Like to Know Me" from Paul Stanley
  14. "I Was Made for Lovin' You" from Dynasty

Disc 3 (Blue): Space Ace[edit]

  1. "New York Groove" from Ace Frehley
  2. "Shock Me" from Love Gun
  3. "2,000 Man" from Dynasty
  4. "Rocket Ride" from Alive II
  5. "Snow Blind" from Ace Frehley
  6. "Speedin' Back to My Baby" from Ace Frehley
  7. "Talk to Me" from Unmasked
  8. "What's on Your Mind" from Ace Frehley
  9. "Rip It Out" from Ace Frehley
  10. "Save Your Love" from Dynasty
  11. "Hard Times" from Dynasty
  12. "Two Sides of the Coin" from Unmasked
  13. "Dark Light" from Music from "The Elder"
  14. "Into the Void" from Psycho Circus

Disc 4 (Green): The Cat Man[edit]

  1. "Hard Luck Woman" from Rock and Roll Over
  2. "Baby Driver" from Rock and Roll Over
  3. "Hooligan" from Love Gun
  4. "Beth" from Destroyer
  5. "I Can't Stop the Rain" from Peter Criss
  6. "Black Diamond" from Kiss
  7. "Mainline" from Hotter Than Hell
  8. "Don't You Let Me Down" from Peter Criss
  9. "Dirty Livin'" from Dynasty
  10. "Getaway" from Dressed To Kill
  11. "Strange Ways" from Hotter Than Hell
  12. "That's The Kind of Sugar Papa Likes" from Peter Criss
  13. "Easy Thing" from Peter Criss
  14. "I Finally Found My Way" from Psycho Circus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David (2008-10-21). "Ikons - Kiss : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  2. ^ The Kiss Ikons. "The Kiss Ikons". The Kiss Ikons. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 

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