Deuce (3:04)

Cover of The Very Best of Kiss

From The Very Best of Kiss and 66 other releases

“Deuce” is a song written by Kiss bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons that first appeared on Kiss’ eponymous 1974 debut album. Live versions appear on Alive! (performed by the original KISS lineup of Simmons, guitarists Paul Stanley and Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss), Alive III (which featured the lineup of Simmons, Stanley, guitarist Bruce Kulick and drummer Eric Singer), Alive IV (which featured the lineup of Simmons, Stanley, Criss, and Tommy Thayer), and Alive! The Millennium Concert (With the Original Lineup)

Remastered or reworked versions have appeared on later Kiss compilation albums such as Double Platinum and Smashes, Thrashes & Hits.
“Deuce”, in addition to being one of the band’s most popular and most-covered songs, is a traditional concert opener.
According to Gene Simmons, he simply copped the bassline of The Rolling Stones’ “Bitch” and played it more or less backwards. He says he wrote the entire song nearly linearly; the riff came first, then the bridge, then finally the chorus.
“Deuce” also has special significance for Ace Frehley, who calls it his favorite Kiss song.


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  • MikeySchenker

    For me one of their best songs for sure. I do not think they were that a fantastic band at all, but from the seventies their best songs are fucking ace for sure. Songs like this one.

    15 Feb 2:14pm Reply
  • hf1809

    it good this song.....**

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • o-MacGyver-o

    Good song bad version! -Kiss 54 times first time this one...

    16 Jul 2014 Reply
  • gjstuart

    KISS 4 times..... This song 4 times.

    30 May 2014 Reply
  • gjstuart

    KISS 3 times...This song 3 times...Pffft

    15 May 2014 Reply
  • heliocmatos

    hell yeah... this is the real rock n roll with balls! [2[ 2014!

    14 May 2014 Reply
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    29 Apr 2014 Reply
  • gjstuart

    Geeze, I've listened to KISS 2 times and this track 2 times...Hell of a music library they got.

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • hotrodchevy1968

    Not one of the greatest bands in American history, THE greatest band in American history, the band that has outsold EVERY band on this continent, including the Beatles!!! Thats why they're the greatest American rock band in the world!!!!

    11 May 2013 Reply
  • MIKEH3875

    My favorite band of all time doing a kickass tune from their self titled album believe it or not released 40 years ago so it is definitely something the band needs to celebrate.After all how many bands do you know of thats been around forty years and still kicking ass

    11 Apr 2013 Reply
  • tresfoufou

    The opening is the shit only because 'Get up and get your grandma outta here' is one of the best fucking lines ever!!!

    3 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Metal-Kathy86


    28 Jan 2013 Reply
  • bigben989

    Yea! Early KISS!

    2 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Fearrademi


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  • robotron_2084

    You know your man is working hard, he's worth a deuce!

    11 Nov 2012 Reply
  • gazardiel

    they put on a good show, and music is even better

    8 Oct 2012 Reply
  • DeadlockVictim

    Unfortunate coprophiliac innuendo...

    7 Oct 2012 Reply
  • akiragp

    Kiss Fan since 1979

    27 Sep 2012 Reply
  • MoparGeorge

    This song will always kick ass!!

    7 Sep 2012 Reply
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    14 Aug 2012 Reply
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