Remastered re-release of the sixth full-length studio album by legendary American Horror/Glam/Hard Rock band.
Before "Love Gun" was completed, a Gallup poll indicated that KISS was the most popular band in the United States, beating Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and the Eagles. “Love Gun” was released on June 30, 1977. Casablanca Records and FilmWorks shipped 1 000 000 copies of the album on this date.
It was bands first album to feature a lead vocal performance from Ace Frehley, making it the first KISS album to feature lead vocal performances from all four band members. It was also the last studio album to feature Peter Criss on every song, as he was replaced by session drummer Anton Fig for all but one song on 1979's "Dynasty". "Love Gun" was certified Platinum on June 30, 1977.
KISS is one of the best-selling bands of all the time, having sold more than 75 000 000 records worldwide, including 25 000 000 RIAA-certified albums.
KISS also holds the title as America's #1 Gold record award-winning band of all time, having earned 30 Gold albums. Band has 14 Platinum albums, with three albums being multi-Platinum.
On April 10, 2014, the four original members of KISS were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
KISS was ranked by MTV as the ninth "Greatest Metal Band of All Time", and placed tenth on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock" list, as well as being ranked as the third "Best Metal and Hard Rock Live Band of All Time" by Loudwire.
"Love Gun" was re-released in 1997 in a remastered version.
KISS Catalog, Ltd./Mercury Records, a PolyGram Company, 1977/1997/2014 (378 644-7). Made in EU. Pressed in Austria.
1. I Stole Your Love 3:04
2. Christine Sixteen 3:14
3. Got Love For Sale 3:27
4. Shock Me 3:46
5. Tomorrow And Tonight 3:38
6. Love Gun 3:18
7. Hooligan 2:59
8. Almost Human 2:47
9. Plaster Caster 3:28
10. Then She Kissed Me (The Crystals cover) 3:02
Total playing time: 32:43 min.