Unmasked: (May 20, 1980)

KISSThe band filmed a promotional video for "Shandi," with Peter Criss. It was the last time Criss appeared with KISS in any capacity until he performed with them at a KISS Convention in June 1995.

A lip-synched German television performance of "Talk to Me" and "She's So European" featured the debut of Eric Carr. The band would play a concert at the now defunct Palladium Theatre in New York to officially introduce Carr as Criss' permanent replacement in the band.

The Band

PETER CRISS - Drums / Vocals
PAUL STANLEY - Guitar / Vocals
GENE SIMONS - Bass / Vocals
ACE FREHLEY - Guitar

Album Notes

  • Produced By:
    Vini Poncia for Mad Vincent Productions

  • Additional personnel:
    Tom Harper - bass guitar on "Shandi"
    Anton Fig - drums
    Vini Poncia - producer, keyboards, backing vocals, percussion
    Holly Knight - keyboards on "Shandi"

  • Recorded at The Record Plant, New York, New York.

Charts & RIAA Certifications

  • "Shandi" reaches # 47 in the charts.

  • "Tomorrow" issued as a single but fails to chart.

  • Unmasked tops out at # 35 on the Album Charts

  • Cerified Gold - 07/30/80

Track Listing

  1. Is That You (McMahon)

  2. Shandi (Stanley/ Poncia)

  3. Talk To Me (Frehley)

  4. Naked City (Simmons/ Poncia/ Castro/ Kulick)

  5. What Makes The World Go 'Round (Stanley/ Poncia)

  6. Tomorrow (Stanley/ Poncia)

  7. Two Sides Of The Coin (Frehley)

  8. She's So European (Simmons/ Poncia)

  9. Easy As It Seams (Stanley/ Poncia)

  10. Torpedo Girl (Frehley/ Poncia)

  11. You're All That I Want (Simmons/ Poncia)


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