KISS Dynasty (1997) (RMST) 320 Kbps MP3 ALBUM

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KISS Dynasty (1997) (RMST) 320 Kbps MP3 ALBUM

Dynasty (1997) (RMST)
Kiss

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DYNASTY is a 1979 studio album by the American hard rock band Kiss. The album, and its subsequent tour, were billed as the "Return of Kiss." The band as a full unit had not released a studio album since 1977 and had not toured since the Spring of 1978. The album would restore the band to commercial prominence, reaching # 9 on the US Billboard album chart.

Kiss enlisted Vini Poncia, who produced Peter Criss's solo album, to produce DYNASTY. After pre-production and rehearsals were completed, Poncia decided to exclude Criss from most of the recording, judging him unable to drum well enough. Criss, by this time, had fallen deep into substance abuse and was also recovering from an automobile accident. He performed on only one song, "Dirty Livin'." The rest of the drums were recorded by Anton Fig, who played drums on Ace Frehley's 1978 solo album.
The first single from the album, "I Was Made For Lovin' You," marked a rather drastic stylistic departure for Kiss. It had a pronounced disco beat, and was a success at a time when disco was at its peak popularity.

After waiting nearly two years to record lead vocals for a Kiss song (1977's "Shock Me"and "Rocket Ride"), Ace Frehley contributed three to DYNASTY - "2000 Man," "Hard Times" and "Save Your Love." "2000 Man," a cover of the 1967 Rolling Stones song, would become a concert staple for Kiss and one of Frehley's signature songs. "Hard Times" and "Save Your Love" were recorded in the same hard rock style as Frehley's solo album. This was the only Kiss album where Frehley sang as many songs as Paul Stanley and more than Gene Simmons. Simmons, one of the band's primary songwriters, sings only two.

While "I Was Made For Lovin' You" remains a permanent staple on the band's shows, much of the album's songs (other than "Sure Know Something," and "2000 Man") have rarely been played live after the DYNASTY TOUR. In 2006, Paul Stanley resurrected "Magic Touch," which was played every night on the LIVE TO WIN tour. Serbian glam metal band Karizma chose their name after the song "Charisma". Also Greek hard rock band Final Dynasty borrowed their name from DYNASTY, as a tribute by their band leader, songwriter and producer, Johnny Nightelf.

DYNASTY marks a turning point in the Kiss story as an album of some bombast, slick production and plenty of their trademark hard rock/pop hybrid. Here, Kiss evolved past the Neanderthal stomp of yesteryear and into a new age of radio-friendly, sophisticated, and ultimately more lucrative pop mastery.

Kiss: Paul Stanley (vocals, guitar); Ace Frehley (vocals, guitar); Gene Simmons (vocals, bass); Peter Criss (vocals, drums).

Recorded at Electric Lady Studios and Record Plant, New York, New York.

Audio Mixer: Jay Messina.
Audio Remasterer: Joseph M. Palmaccio.

Produced by Vini Poncia for Mad Vincent Productions.

Track Listing:

1. I Was Made for Lovin' You - 4:33  
2. 2000 Man - 4:56  
3. Sure Know Something - 4:01  
4. Dirty Livin' - 4:27  
5. Charisma - 4:25  
6. Magic Touch - 4:42  
7. Hard Times - 3:31  
8. X-Ray Eyes - 3:46  
9. Save Your Love - 4:40

KISS Dynasty (1997) (RMST) 320 Kbps MP3 ALBUM Dynasty (1997) (RMST) Kiss Album Description: DYNASTY is a 1979 studio album by the American hard rock band Kiss. The album, and its subsequent tour, were billed as the "Return of Kiss." The band as a
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