“Tears Are Falling”: Song or Design Concept?

Year: 1985 Song: "Tears are Falling" by KISS It seems so early to repeat a band, but it's so early to go on a hiatus so...¯\_(ツ)_/¯. HEY. I'm back, and so is Paul Stanley. Two years after taking off the makeup, everyone is looking quite a bit more comfortable, especially Gene, though one still gets the sense … Continue reading “Tears Are Falling”: Song or Design Concept?

It Ain’t a Crime to Be Good to Yourself. Or Lick Stuff.

Year: 1983 Song: "Lick It Up," by KISS The year was 1983. After 10 years, 50% new members, 10 albums, 4 awkward solo albums, and the even more awkward concept album, Music from "The Elder" (quotes around a thing that wasn't even a thing, for those of you keeping score at home), KISS made the bold move to … Continue reading It Ain’t a Crime to Be Good to Yourself. Or Lick Stuff.