KISS - Lick It Up 12" LP Vinyl Album

- Netherlands Release

"Lick It Up" is the 11th studio album by the American rock band Kiss. On the day of the album's release, Kiss appeared on MTV without their trademark makeup. It was the first public appearance without makeup by Kiss since the very early days of the band.

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Owning "Lick It Up" Album Description:

Released in 1983, KISS's "Lick It Up" marked a turning point for the iconic rock band. This 12" vinyl LP not only delivered a sonic punch of hard rock anthems, but also signified a bold shift in the band's image.

A New Era for KISS

Gone was the signature makeup that had become synonymous with KISS. "Lick It Up" presented a band ready to embrace a new era, with a sharper, more contemporary sound. The album itself was a critical and commercial success, showcasing a band revitalized and hungry.

Sound and Fury

The opening track, "Lick It Up," is a defiant statement of purpose, a high-octane rocker that sets the tone for the album. Tracks like "Exciter" and "A Million to One" pulsate with driving guitars and powerful vocals from Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. "Not for the Innocent" injects a dose of glam-tinged sleaze, while ballads like "I Still Love You" showcase the band's versatility.

The Vinyl Experience

Owning "Lick It Up" on vinyl offers a unique listening experience. The crackle of the needle and the warmth of the analog sound add a distinct character to the music. The iconic album cover art, featuring a demonic hand emerging from a toilet bowl, is even more striking in its large format.

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Music Genre:

 American Hard Rock

Album Production Information:

The album: "KISS - Lick It Up" was produced by: Michael James Jackson, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley

Gene Simmons is the pseudonym used by Chaim Weitz while playing bass in the Kiss band. He used the alias "Reginal Von Helsing" , when playing bass and producer for "Wendy O. Williams".

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Frank Filipetti

This album was recorded at: Right Track Studio, New York City

Album cover design: Howard Marks Advertising

Album cover photography: Bernard Vidal

Record Label & Catalognr:

Phonogram International BV, Baarn, The Netherlands. Casablanca 814 297
Packaging:This album "KISS - Lick It Up" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs

Media Format:

 

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

 1983 Made in Holland
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: KISS - Lick It Up
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Paul Stanley - Guitars
  • Gene Simmons - Vocals, Bass
  • Eric Carr - Drums
  • Vinnie Vincent
Complete Track-listing of the album "KISS - Lick It Up"

The detailed tracklist of this record "KISS - Lick It Up" is:

    Side One:
  1. Exciter
  2. Not For The Innocent
  3. Lick it Up
  4. Young and Wasted
  5. Gimme More
    Side Two:
  1. All Hell''s Breaking Loose
  2. A Million To One
  3. Fits Like a Glove
  4. Dance All Over Your Face
  5. And on the 8th Day

 

Front Cover Photo Of KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

 

KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

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Photo Of The Back Cover KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

 

KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album back cover

First Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

 

KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album custom inner sleeve

Second Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

 

KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album custom inner sleeve

Close up of Side One record's label KISS - Lick It Up Netherlands Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

"Lick it up by Kiss" Record Label Details: Casablanca 814 297

"Lick it up by Kiss" Record Label Details: Casablanca 814 297
 

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KISS is one of the most iconic bands in the history of rock music. Their high-energy performances, theatrical costumes, and makeup have helped define the glam rock era of the 1970s and influenced generations of musicians. KISS's music, image, and merchandise have made them one of the most recognizable and successful bands of all time. The band's legacy continues to impact the music industry and popular culture today, making KISS a true American rock and roll icon.


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