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LICK IT UP (1983)

Details:

Casablanca/Phonogram 2/6-7036 (Argentina, 1983)
Casablanca/Fediscos LP-28544 (Ecuador, 1983 - w/ Dynasty center-ring!)
Vertigo/Phonogram VERL-9 (Europe, 1983)
Casablanca/Phonogram 814 297-1/2 (Holland, 1983)
Casablanca/Polystar 28S-181 (Japan, 1983 - makeup cover overlay sheet)
Polystar R00C-2026 (Japan, 1984)
Polystar P33C-20014 (Japan, 1987 - CD Reissue)
Mercury PHCR-94059 (Japan, 11/1/1998 - Reissue)
Universal/Mercury UICY-3854 (Japan, 6/9/05 - Reissue)
Universal Music UICY-6428 (Japan, 9/27/06 - Reissue)
Casablanca/PolyGram LPR-43067 (Mexico, 1983 - Diffrent colored logo on cover)
Casablanca/Phonogram VERL-9 (UK, 1983)
Mercury/PolyGram 814-297-1/2/4 (US, 9/18/83)
Mercury 558-859-2 (USA, 9/1/98 - Remaster)

Tracks:

A1. Exciter (4:10) - Stanley/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »
A2. Not For The Innocent (4:32) - Simmons/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »
A3. Lick It Up (3:59) - Stanley/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »
(USA #66, 11/12/83; AUZ #82; CAN #32; FRA #49; SWZ #24; UK #31)
A4. Young And Wasted (4:04) - Simmons/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »
A5. Gimme More (3:41) - Stanley/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »
B1. All Hell's Breakin' Loose (4:34) - Carr/Stanley/Vincent/Simmons « MP3 | LYRICS »
(USA, did not chart; GER #71)
B2. A Million To One (4:17) - Stanley/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »
B3. Fits Like A Glove (4:04) - Simmons « MP3 | LYRICS »
B3. Dance All Over Your Face (4:13) - Simmons « MP3 | LYRICS »
B5. And On The 8th Day (4:02) - Simmons/Vincent « MP3 | LYRICS »

Notes:

Produced by Michael James Jackson, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. Recorded and mixed at Right Track Studios, New York City, NY, by Frank Filipetti and Moria Marquis; July - August 1983. Additional recording engineered by Dave Wittman and Stephen Benben at Atlantic Studios, New York City, NY, and Danny Caccavo at The Hit Factory, New York City, NY. Japanese version has a make-up paper cover over-lay which is featured above.

Performance credits:

Exciter - Rick Derringer on guitar solo

Chart Action:

Chart Peak (USA): #24 (11/12/83) with 27 weeks on charts. Other countries: AUS #13; CAN #46; FRA #26; GER #18; SWE #3; SWZ #10; UK #7.



RIAA/Sales:

"Lick It Up" was certified gold by the RIAA on 12/22/83 and platinum on 12/19/90. It has sold over 101,000 (3/12) copies since the SoundScan era commenced in 1991. The album was certified gold by the CRIA (Canada) for sales of 50,000 copies on 2/1/84.

Performed Live:

As had been the case with the previous album, plenty of material was immediately added to the set for the "Lick It Up" tour: "Exciter," "Lick It Up," "Young And Wasted," "Gimme More," and "Fits Like A Glove" were all first performed live, Oct. 11, 1983. "All Hell's Breakin' Loose" followed in January 1984. Paul Stanley also (finally!) dusted off "A Million To One" for his 2006/7 solo tour.

Multimedia:

Inner Dust Sleeve: Front | Back
Center Rings: USA | Canada
Japanese "Make-up" Paper cover

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