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Kiss

Detroit Rock City

Hard Rock
  • Rock
  • Metal
  • Bass
  • Soundtrack
  • Space
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1976
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  • 1974

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“Detroit Rock City” is a song by the American hard rock group Kiss featured on their 1976 album, Destroyer. The song was written by Paul Stanley and Bob Ezrin and is about a real Kiss fan who was killed in a car accident on his way to a Kiss concert. The song, recorded and released as a single in 1976, was the third single from Kiss’s album Destroyer and was planned to be their last in support of the album. As a single, it did poorly in sales and radio play (other than in Detroit), and failed to chart in the U.S. even though it would prove to be a fan favorite. It came as a surprise that the B-side “Beth”, a ballad sung by drummer Peter Criss, wound up catching on in different markets in the United States, so the single was reissued with “Beth” as the A-side and “Detroit... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Get down ... Everybody's gonna leave their seat ... Get up

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