Simmons, Bruce Kulick, Paul Stanley, Bruce Kulick
Released in September of 1987, Crazy Nights returned Kiss to a slick,
radio friendly sound that was a departure from the bands previously
more metallic efforts.
The power ballad "Reason to Live" helped Crazy Nights land
a respectable #18 on the U.S. Charts, but the album still didn't quite
sell as well as the band had hoped despite reaching platinum.
Crazy Nights was produced by Ron Neilson who was known for his chart
breaking work with Cheap Trick and Heart
The single "Crazy, Crazy Nnights", a song that noded to the
sounds of Slade, became a #4 charting hit in Britian, despite
not charting at all in the States.
Paul Stanley, Steve Harris of Iron
and Gene Simmons
The success of this single gave KISS the opportunity
to co-headline the UK Monsters of Rock show at Castle Donnington, England.
Also on the bill was Guns N'
Roses, Iron Maiden, David Lee Roth, and Megadeth.
from Crazy Night LP sleeve.