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I bought this album for $30 at a record show about a year ago. I didn’t know much about it other than some fans dig it, and some despise it. Music From “The Elder” came out in November of 1981. KISS were coming off their massive late 70s albums and tried something different with this one….much different.

Personally, I like it for the most part, but can also see where KISS fans would have mixed reactions. If you’re looking for Detroit Rock City, or King Of The Nightime World, you won’t find any of that on here. Some critics panned it, some were, umm, nicer.

This is the last album with Ace Frehley, until he rejoined the band in 1996. It’s also the first album with drummer Eric Carr.

Check out the video with my copy below…


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