The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection

The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection is the only Kiss compilation album to cover their material from the 1980s. It compiles the period from late 1982–89, skipping material from 1980's Unmasked and 1981's Music from "The Elder".

The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJune 15, 2004
Recorded1982-1989
GenreHard rock
Length48:50
LabelMercury
Universal
Kiss chronology
The Millennium Collection: The Best of Kiss
(2003)
The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection
(2004)
Kiss Instant Live
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[2]

This disc, along with Volumes 1 and 3 of the Millennium Collection were repackaged and released as a collection known as "Playlist...Plus".

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Creatures of the Night"Paul Stanley, Adam MitchellCreatures of the Night4:05
2."I Love It Loud"Gene Simmons, Vinnie CusanoCreatures of the Night4:18
3."Lick It Up"Stanley, CusanoLick It Up3:58
4."All Hell's Breakin' Loose"Eric Carr, Stanley, Vincent, SimmonsLick It Up4:35
5."Heaven's on Fire"Stanley, Desmond ChildAnimalize3:23
6."Thrills in the Night"Stanley, Jean BeauvoirAnimalize4:24
7."Tears Are Falling"StanleyAsylum3:56
8."Uh! All Night"Stanley, Child, BeauvoirAsylum4:03
9."Crazy Crazy Nights"Stanley, MitchellCrazy Nights3:48
10."Reason to Live"Stanley, ChildCrazy Nights4:01
11."Hide Your Heart"Stanley, Child, Holly KnightHot in the Shade4:25
12."Forever"Stanley, Michael BoltonHot in the Shade4:49

PersonnelEdit

  • Paul Stanley - Rhythm Guitar, Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar (Track 7), Acoustic guitar (Track 12)
  • Gene Simmons - Bass, Lead Vocals
  • Eric Carr - Drums, Backing Vocals
  • Vinnie Vincent - Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (Tracks 2-4)
  • Mark St. John - Lead Guitar (Track 5-6)
  • Bruce Kulick - Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (Tracks 7-12), Keyboards (Track 10), Bass and Acoustic Guitar Solo (Track 12)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Best of Kiss, Volume 2: The Millennium Collection at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Kiss: Album Guide | Rolling Stone Music". rollingstone.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011.