After performing the track for decades, KISS bassist Gene Simmons has revealed he hates playing “I Was Made For Lovin’ You”. The track appears on the group’s 1979 album Dynasty and is still one of their most popular songs today.
The singer revealed the surprising news in an interview with OK! Magazine, explaining that he was excited by the track’s opening lyrics when Paul Stanley first showed him the track. However, when he found out he would be singing the chorus he said “You’re killing me. I’m going to sing like my grandmother?” Check out the full interview below.
Watch: Gene Simmons explains his least favourite KISS song to perform
Expanding on his feelings towards performing the song now, the glam-rock legend continued “Stadiums full of people jumping up and down like biblical locusts. They go nuts jumping up and down and I’m going, ‘Do, do, do, do, do, do, kill me now.'”
KISS recently announced another final world tour set to begin in 2019. This is not the first time the group have said it will be their final tour, with their original last show taking place in Canberra back in 2001. The band announced they would tour again less than a year later in 2002.
The original lead guitarist of KISS, Ace Frehley has said he would take part in the tour but is yet to be asked. No Australian dates have been announced for the tour, but we are hopeful the band will visit our shores one last time in 2019.
Check out the video for KISS’ “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” below.