Gold (Kiss album)

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Gold
Kiss - Gold cover.jpg
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJanuary 11, 2005
Recorded1973-1982
GenreShock rock
Length2:31:50
LabelMercury
Universal
ProducerVarious
Kiss chronology
The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection
(2004)
Gold
(2005)
The Best of Kiss, Volume 3: The Millennium Collection
(2006)

Gold is a 2005 greatest hits collection by American shock rock band Kiss. This two-disc set covers the band's recordings from 1974 to 1982. All tracks are previously available.

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Track listing[edit]

Disc 1:

  1. "Strutter"
  2. "Nothin' to Lose"
  3. "Firehouse"
    • from Kiss (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  4. "Deuce"
    • from Kiss (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  5. "Black Diamond"
    • from Kiss (Lead vocals: Criss, intro by Stanley)
  6. "Got to Choose"
  7. "Parasite"
    • from Hotter Than Hell (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  8. "Hotter Than Hell"
    • from Hotter Than Hell (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  9. "C'mon and Love Me"
  10. "She"
    • from Dressed to Kill (Lead vocals: Simmons, Stanley)
  11. "Anything for My Baby"
    • from Dressed to Kill (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  12. "Rock Bottom (Live)"
    • from Alive! (1975) (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  13. "Cold Gin (Live)"
    • from Alive! (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  14. "Rock and Roll All Nite (Live)"
    • from Alive! (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  15. "Let Me Go, Rock 'n' Roll (Live)"
    • from Alive! (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  16. "Detroit Rock City"
  17. "King of the Night Time World"
    • from Destroyer (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  18. "Shout It Out Loud"
    • from Destroyer (Lead vocals: Stanley, Simmons)
  19. "Beth"
    • from Destroyer (Lead vocals: Criss)
  20. "Do You Love Me?"
    • from Destroyer (Lead vocals: Stanley)

Disc 2:

  1. "I Want You"
  2. "Calling Dr. Love"
  3. "Hard Luck Woman"
    • from Rock and Roll Over (Lead vocals: Criss)
  4. "I Stole Your Love"
    • from Love Gun (1977) (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  5. "Love Gun"
    • from Love Gun (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  6. "Christine Sixteen"
    • from Love Gun (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  7. "Shock Me"
  8. "Makin' Love" (Live)
    • from Alive II (1977) (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  9. "God of Thunder" (Live)
    • from Alive II (Lead vocals: Simmons)
  10. "Tonight You Belong to Me"
  11. "New York Groove"
  12. "Radioactive" (Single edit)
  13. "Don't You Let Me Down"
  14. "I Was Made for Lovin' You"
    • from Dynasty (1979) (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  15. "Sure Know Something"
    • from Dynasty (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  16. "Shandi"
    • from Unmasked (1980) (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  17. "Talk to Me"
    • from Unmasked (Lead vocals: Frehley)
  18. "A World Without Heroes"
  19. "Nowhere to Run"
    • from Killers (1982) (Lead vocals: Stanley)
  20. "I'm a Legend Tonight"
    • from Killers (Lead vocals: Stanley)

Personnel[edit]

Kiss:

  • Paul Stanley - lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar (Disc 1 track 9; Disc 2 tracks 15, 16, 18) first guitar solo (Disc 2 tracks 1, 4), bass guitar (Disc 2 tracks 5, 14) 12-string guitar (Disc 2 track 3)
  • Gene Simmons - lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, rhythm guitar (Disc 2 tracks 6, 12)
  • Peter Criss - drums, percussion, backing and lead vocals
  • Ace Frehley - lead guitar, backing and lead vocals, bass (Disc 1 tracks 7), acoustic guitar (Disc 1 track 12; Disc 2 tracks 3, 11, 16, 18), all guitars and bass (Disc 2 tracks 7, 11, 17)
  • Eric Carr - drums, percussion, backing vocals (Disc 2 tracks 18-20)

with (in alphabetical order)

  • Bill Bodine - bass guitar (Disc 2 track 13)
  • Steve Buslowe - bass guitar (Disc 2 track 10)
  • Lenny Castro - percussion (Disc 2 track 13)
  • Susan Collins - backing vocals (Disc 2 track 11)
  • Bill Cuomo - keyboards, synthesizer (Disc 2 track 13)
  • Sean Delaney - percussion (Disc 2 track 12)
  • Bob Ezrin - piano (Disc 1 track 19), orchestration (Disc 1 track 19; Disc 2 track 18), electric piano (Disc 2 track 18)
  • Anton Fig - drums (Disc 2 tracks 11, 14-17)
  • Richie Fontana - drums (Disc 2 track 10)
  • Tom Harper - bass guitar (Disc 2 track 16)
  • Neil Jason - bass guitar (Disc 2 track 12)
  • Michael Kamen - orchestration (Disc 2 track 18)
  • Larry Kelly - backing vocals (Disc 2 track 11)
  • Holly Knight - keyboards (Disc 2 track 16)
  • Bob Kulick - lead guitar (Disc 2 tracks 10, 19-20)
  • Steve Lacy - guitar (Disc 2 track 12)
  • David Lasley - backing vocals (Disc 2 track 11)
  • Art Munson - guitar (Disc 2 track 13)
  • Stan Penridge - guitar, backing vocals (Disc 2 track 13)
  • Vini Poncia - keyboards and backing vocals (Disc 2 tracks 13-15)
  • Elliott Randall - guitar (Disc 2 track 12)
  • Allen Schwartzberg - drums (Disc 2 track 12)
  • Eric Troyer - piano, backing vocals (Disc 2 track 12)

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