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Music from The Elder

2 Ratings: 3.5
1981 album from Kiss

Music from "The Elder" is a 1981 concept album released by the American hard rock band Kiss. It was an attempt on the part of the group to establish Kiss as credible artists, and also to reverse the trend of declining album sales and commercial … see full wiki

2 reviews about Music from The Elder
review by . April 21, 2011
It's All Conceptual And Almost Works
Still struggling with the exit of Peter Criss, Ace Frehley's indifference, and waning interest from a fanbase that was starting to feel cheated by the band, KISS stepped into the studio in March of 1981 and began work on their most ambitious album up to that point:  Music From The Elder.       Under the guidance of producer Bob Ezrin, the band, along with new drummer Eric Carr, created an album that is generally hated and despised by …
review by . September 20, 2009
Music From the Elder was going to be a huge album for Kiss.  They wanted to make a Pink Floyd type of album and turn it into a big production complete with a movie and other money making merchandise.  But the album turned out to be their lowest selling disc and their huge plans never materialize.  The album was recorded with the help of Bob Ezrin (he has worked with several bands on their concept albums such as Alice Cooper, Pink Floyd and Lou Reed).  But the band was in distention, …
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