Paul Stanley (album)
Cover painting by Eraldo Carugati
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 18, 1978|
|Studio||Electric Lady Studios, New York City|
The Record Plant Studios
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California
|Producer||Paul Stanley, Jeff Glixman|
|Paul Stanley chronology|
|Singles from Paul Stanley|
Paul Stanley is a 1978 solo album from American musician Paul Stanley, the singer-songwriter being best known for serving as the rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of hard rock band Kiss. It was one of four solo albums released by the members of Kiss on September 18, 1978, coming out alongside Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, and Gene Simmons. It is the only release out of the four Kiss solo albums to feature all original songs, as Simmons, Criss and Frehley each recorded one cover song on their albums.
|1.||"Tonight You Belong to Me"||4:41|
|3.||"Ain't Quite Right"||3:34|
|4.||"Wouldn't You Like to Know Me"||3:16|
|5.||"Take Me Away (Together as One)"||5:26|
|7.||"Hold Me, Touch Me (Think of Me When We're Apart)"||3:40|
|8.||"Love in Chains"||3:34|
- Paul Stanley - lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar, EBow, all guitars on track 7
- Bob Kulick - lead guitar, acoustic guitar
- Steve Buslowe - bass guitar on tracks 1–5
- Eric Nelson - bass guitar on tracks 6–9
- Richie Fontana - drums on tracks 1–4
- Carmine Appice - drums on track 5
- Craig Krampf - drums on tracks 6–9
- Diana Grasselli - backing vocals on track 2
- Miriam Naomi Valle - backing vocals on track 2
- Maria Vidal - backing vocals on track 2
- Peppy Castro - backing vocals on tracks 3 and 7
- Doug Katsaros - piano, Omni string ensemble and backing vocals on track 7
- Steve Lacey - electric guitar on track 8
- Jeff Glixman - engineer, producer (tracks 5, 6, 8, 9)
- Paul Grupp - engineer
- Barbara Isaak - assistant engineer
- George Marino - remastering
- Paul Stanley - producer, mixer
- Mike D. Stone of the Record Plant - mixer
- Karat Faye - OD Engineer
- Eraldo Carugati - album artwork
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Album - Billboard (North America)
|US Pop Albums||40|
Singles - Billboard (North America)
|"Hold Me, Touch Me (Think of Me When We're Apart)"||Canadian Pop Singles||64|
|U.S. Pop Singles||46|
|Canada (Music Canada)||Gold||50,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
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