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Written by Paul Stanley, "I Stole Your Love" is in the same vein as songs like "Makin' Love" and "C'mon and Love Me". Stanley has said that this song was influenced by Deep Purple's "Burn".
Then-unknown guitarist Eddie and drummer Alex Van Halen played on the demo of this song, as well as "Got Love for Sale". The meaning of the lyrics is similar to "Goin' Blind" from Hotter Than Hell; both songs involved older men falling in love with 16-year-old girls.
The song was inspired by an event that took place during Kiss' Rock and Roll Over tour, when Ace Frehley suffered an electric shock. On December 12, 1976, Kiss performed a concert at the Lakeland Civic Center in Lakeland, Florida. During the opening number, Frehley touched a metal staircase railing, which was ungrounded. He was knocked to the ground, and the concert was delayed for 30 minutes. The show was eventually completed, and he claimed to have lost feeling in his hand for the remainder of the concert.
This is the first lead vocal Frehley recorded. In his autobiography, he says he originally intended for Simmons to sing the song, but the bassist encouraged Frehley to try it himself.
"Tomorrow and Tonight"
The song was written to try to recapture the feeling of "Rock and Roll All Nite", but never reached the success of the original. A soundcheck recording of the song appears on Alive II.
The title song has been played on every Kiss tour up until 2014. Stanley has cited it as one of his favorite Kiss songs. "Love Gun" was the first song that Stanley wrote, arranged and produced in its entirety.
"Then She Kissed Me"
|1.||"I Stole Your Love"||Paul Stanley||Stanley||3:04|
|2.||"Christine Sixteen"||Gene Simmons||Simmons||3:14|
|3.||"Got Love for Sale"||Simmons||Simmons||3:29|
|4.||"Shock Me"||Ace Frehley||Frehley||3:49|
|5.||"Tomorrow and Tonight"||Stanley||Stanley||3:40|
|7.||"Hooligan"||Peter Criss, Stan Penridge||Criss||3:01|
|10.||"Then She Kissed Me"||Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector||Stanley||3:02|
- Paul Stanley - vocals, rhythm guitar ("I played bass on 'Love Gun' and I played a part of the solo in 'I Stole Your Love'," he told Guitar World)
- Ace Frehley - lead guitar, vocals (all guitars and bass on "Shock Me")
- Gene Simmons - vocals, bass guitar (rhythm guitar on "Christine Sixteen", "Almost Human" and "Plaster Caster")
- Peter Criss - drums, percussion, vocals
|Australian Albums Chart||13|
|Canadian Albums Chart||3|
|German Albums Chart||18|
|Swedish Albums Chart||6|
|US Billboard Pop Albums||4|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone