Kiss Alive! 1975–2000

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Kiss Alive! 1975-2000
Box set by Kiss
Released November 21, 2006
Recorded 1975–2000
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 4:52:00
Label Mercury, Universal
Producer Various
Kiss chronology
Kiss Chronicles: 3 Classic Albums
(2005)
Kiss Alive! 1975-2000
(2006)
Ikons
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Kiss Alive! 1975–2000 is a collection of live recordings from American hard rock band Kiss. It was released by Universal Music on November 21, 2006. The Millennium Concert (recorded on December 31, 1999 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada) was originally to be released as Alive IV in 2000 but because Kiss' parent label Mercury was swallowed by the Universal/Vivendi merger, Alive IV was shelved.

Universal later agreed to Kiss using Mercury to release what would become The Millennium Concert as Alive IV, but then it was shelved indefinitely and the band would release the Symphony: Alive IV album released on Kiss Records/Sanctuary Records in 2003. The 72-page booklet that comes with the set mistakenly credits songwriting for "Cold Gin" to Paul Stanley instead of Ace Frehley.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Alive!
  2. Alive II with bonus track, radio edit version of "Rock and Roll All Nite".
  3. Alive III with bonus track, live version of "Take it Off".
  4. Alive! The Millennium Concert (Intended to have been Alive IV):

Alive! The Millennium Concert's track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
1. "Psycho Circus"   Paul Stanley, Curtis Cuomo Stanley 5:33
2. "Shout It Out Loud"   Stanley, Gene Simmons, Bob Ezrin Stanley, Simmons 3:16
3. "Deuce"   Simmons Simmons 3:45
4. "Heaven's on Fire"   Stanley, Desmond Child Stanley 4:14
5. "Into the Void"   Ace Frehley, Karl Cochran Ace Frehley 4:25
6. "Firehouse"   Stanley Stanley 3:59
7. "Do You Love Me?"   Stanley, Ezrin, Kim Fowley Stanley 3:54
8. "Let Me Go, Rock 'n' Roll"   Stanley, Simmons Simmons 5:16
9. "I Love It Loud"   Simmons, Vinnie Vincent Simmons 3:24
10. "Lick It Up"   Stanley, Vincent Stanley 4:39
11. "100,000 Years"   Stanley, Simmons Stanley 5:47
12. "Love Gun"   Stanley Stanley 4:17
13. "Black Diamond"   Stanley Peter Criss, intro by Stanley 5:28
14. "Beth"   Criss, Ezrin, Stan Penridge Criss 2:42
15. "Rock and Roll All Nite"   Stanley, Simmons Simmons 5:40
16. "2,000 Man (Best Buy edition only)"   Mick Jagger, Keith Richards Frehley 5:30
17. "God of Thunder (Best Buy edition only)"   Stanley Simmons 4:55
18. "Detroit Rock City (iTunes edition only)"   Stanley, Ezrin Stanley 4:58

^ "Rock and Roll All Nite" is the only track from The Millennium Concert to be released prior to the Alive! Box Set, showing up previously on the band's 2001 release The Box Set. "2,000 Man" and "God of Thunder" are Best Buy edition bonus tracks, Detroit Rock City is the iTunes bonus track.

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Nation Chart Position
2006 United States The Billboard 200 167[2]

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