Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Celebrating 40 Years Of The Hottest Band In The World - KISS

Here's 'KISS Symphony: Alive IV' recorded on February 28th, 2003, in Melbourne, Australia, with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (arranged and conducted by David Campbell).

The live KISS album featured three original members of KISS, Peter Criss, Paul Stanley, and Gene Simmons. Lead guitarist Ace Frehley once again left the band and the concert featured (for the first time) guitarist Tommy Thayer, dressed as Ace Frehley's "Spaceman".

This would be the last KISS album to feature Peter Criss (who would leave the band officially in 2004 to be replaced by Eric Singer).

Act One: KISS

1. "Deuce"
2. "Strutter"
3. "Let Me Go, Rock n' Roll"
4. "Lick It Up"
5. "Calling Dr. Love"
6. "Psycho Circus"

Act Two: KISS with The Melbourne Symphony Ensemble

1. "Beth"
2. "Forever"
3. "Goin' Blind"
4. "Sure Know Something"
5. "Shandi"

Act Three: KISS with The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

1. "Detroit Rock City"
2. "King of the Night Time World"
3. "Do You Love Me"
4. "Shout It Out Loud"
5. "God of Thunder"
6. "Love Gun"
7. "Black Diamond"
8. "Great Expectations"
9. "I Was Made For Lovin' You"
10. "Rock and Roll All Night"