Watch KISS Rock Out “Dressed To Kill” In Midnight Special
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KISS was captured performing their hit song “She” from their classic album Dressed To Kill in a newly released video showcasing an epic performance on the popular late-night music TV show, The Midnight Special, back in 1975.
The talented New York rockers wowed the audience with four electrifying tracks during the November 28th episode, which was hosted by the legendary Helen Reddy and featured other notable musicians such as Harry Nilsson, Frankie Valli, and comedian David Brenner.
The band members’ energetic and captivating stage presence and undeniable musical talent left the audience wanting more. Their four tracks included classic hits and new material, showcasing their versatility as a band.
The audience wasn’t only impressed with KISS’s performance. Critics hailed their set as one of the episode’s highlights, praising their musicianship and stagecraft. Many predicted that the band would soon become one of the biggest names in the music industry.
The captivating video was recorded at NBC’s studios in Burbank, California, and comes after the recent launch of The Midnight Special’s YouTube channel. The program was created by executive producer Burt Sugarman and debuted in 1972, airing 450 episodes before concluding in 1981.
The Midnight Special was a musical variety show that aired late at night and showcased live performances by famous musicians of its era, such as Elton John, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, and numerous others. It was recognized for its cozy ambiance, with the audience seated in close proximity to the stage and the performers frequently engaging with them.
KISS’s Dressed To Kill album, which included the hit song “She,” garnered immense success upon its release, reaching the No. 32 spot on the coveted Billboard 200 chart, marking the band’s highest US chart position at that time.
As they bid their fans farewell during their End Of The Road tour, KISS is set to close out their final performances with two shows at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City in early December.
Check out the video below.