Forget sports. (I wish I could.) The most pressing debate I’ve encountered in the past few days is: Which song is Ace Frehley’s best?
I’m a big fan of the Space Ace from way back. He’s the best part of KISS. The band just isn’t the same without him. Ace’s songs are my preferred KISS songs.
So, which Ace song is your favorite?
My criteria: It has to be a song where Ace took lead vocals. That’s the most easily identifiable means of calling it an “Ace song.” (Frehley wrote some other KISS classics, like “Cold Gin” and “Parasite,” both sung by Gene Simmons.)
My top five are:
So, which is the very best? I’m going to leave that choice to a higher power:
…’cause Stone Cold said so. (I agree, BTW.)
Let’s hope Ace gets back out there live when the pandemic recedes. His concerts are fantastic.
BTW, the riff for “Shock Me” is so good that Buckcherry ripped it off and did another great song:
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