Smashes, Thrashes & Hits

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All Music Guide - Barry Weber
Smashes, Thrashes & Hits is a compilation of Kiss's greatest hits from their '80s career. Since there weren't enough chart-toppers from that period to fill an entire album, however, '70s classics from their more theatrical days are also included, such as "Love Gun," "Shout It Out Loud," and "Rock and Roll All Nite." Peter Criss' power ballad, "Beth," is also featured on the album, but is a re-recorded version with then-drummer Eric Carr on vocals. This combination of classic power rock and pop-metal is what makes the record entertaining, and the album's two new tracks, "Let's Put the X in Sex" and "You Make Me Rock Hard," continue to display Kiss' interesting melodies. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Barry Weber
Smashes, Thrashes & Hits is a compilation of Kiss's greatest hits from their '80s career. Since there weren't enough chart-toppers from that period to fill an entire album, however, '70s classics from their more theatrical days are also included, such as "Love Gun," "Shout It Out Loud," and "Rock and Roll All Nite." Peter Criss' power ballad, "Beth," is also featured on the album, but is a re-recorded version with then-drummer Eric Carr on vocals. This combination of classic power rock and pop-metal is what makes the record entertaining, and the album's two new tracks, "Let's Put the X in Sex" and "You Make Me Rock Hard," continue to display Kiss' interesting melodies. Although necessary only to the avid Kiss fan, Smashes, Thrashes & Hits is an acceptable compilation and is another good introduction to the band.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Mercury
  • UPC: 042283642720
  • Catalog Number: 836427
  • Sales rank: 17,626

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Let's Put the X in Sex (3:48)
  2. 2 (You Make Me) Rock Hard (3:26)
  3. 3 Love Gun (3:31)
  4. 4 Detroit Rock City (2:44)
  5. 5 I Love It Loud (3:45)
  6. 6 Deuce (3:20)
  7. 7 Lick It Up (3:53)
  8. 8 Heaven's on Fire (3:19)
  9. 9 Calling Dr. Love (3:38)
  10. 10 Strutter (3:18)
  11. 11 Beth - Eric Carr (2:46)
  12. 12 Tears Are Falling (3:54)
  13. 13 I Was Made for Lovin' You (4:29)
  14. 14 Rock and Roll All Nite (2:56)
  15. 15 Shout It out Loud (3:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kiss Primary Artist
Peter Criss Drums, Background Vocals
Ace Frehley Guitar
Gene Simmons Bass
Paul Stanley Guitar
Vinnie Vincent Guitar
Mark St. John Guitar
Technical Credits
Kiss Producer
Gene Simmons Producer
Paul Stanley Producer
Eric Carr Contributor
Bob Ezrin Producer
Michael James Jackson Producer
Ben Kape Engineer
Kenny Kerner Producer
Eddie Kramer Producer
Bruce Kulick Contributor
Vini Poncia Producer
Richie Wise Producer
Dave Wittman Engineer
Neil Bogart Producer
Dan Warren Composer
Vincent Cusano Composer
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